Pediatric ENT

Otitis media is infection of the middle ear, behind the eardrum. Germs that cause the infection reach the middle ear through the eustachian tube. In children, eustachian tube is shorter than in adults and it is easier for the germs to reach the middle ear. Therefore, otitis media is more common in children. Infection in the middle ear causes accumulation […]

What is an adenoid? Adenoid is a tissue which is found between the nose and throat. It produces antibodies that help us fighting against bacteria and viruses. If your child has an enlarged or frequently infected adenoid, your doctor may recommend it’s surgical removal. 

Strep throat is an infection of the throat and tonsils. A bacteria called “group A beta haemolytic streptococcus” cause it. The infection spreads from someone who is sick with strep A bacteria or is a carrier of it. Like other infections, it spreads through close contact. When people who are sick cough or sneeze, they release droplets into the air that hold the bacteria, […]