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Ear Nose And Throat

Scope of Service

PHCC’s Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic (ENT) provides multiple services that fall into 3 main categories: 

1. Referral as EMERGENCY cases

ENT emergency cases that can be addressed by ENT Physicians at PHCC centers, given the availability of facilities and equipment, without the need for transfer to the main Emergency Department at HMC: 

  •  Epistaxis controllable by local measures
  •  Acute nasal trauma
  •  Nasal vestibulitis and abscess
  •  Acute vertigo without any neurological signs or symptoms
  •  Foreign bodies
  •  Acute otitis externa
  •  Auricular cellulites and perichondritis

2. Referral as URGENT cases

ENT conditions that general physicians can refer as urgent cases within a two-week timeframe in accordance with ENT guideline

  •  Unilateral tinnitus
  •  Otomycosis
  •  Acute laryngo pharyngitis
  •  Acute parotitis (Salivary gland disorders)
  •  Sialolthiasis
  •  Dysphagia
  •  Acute tonsillitis
  •  Acute rhino sinusitis
  •  Acute otitis media with or without perforation
  •  Acute perforation ear drum traumatic or not
  •  Ear Wax

3. Referral as ROUTINE cases

ENT conditions that require referral to specialized care at PHCC specialist centers at a non-urgent pace, as well as those conditions that require subsequent monitoring: 

  •  Chronic otitis externa
  •  Uncomplicated chronic otitis media
  •  Pediatric secretory otitis media for 3 months treatment if no improved routine referral HMC
  •  Eustachian tube dysfunction
  •  Long term hearing loss assessment
  •  Dizziness
  •  Allergic rhinitis
  •  Chronic rhinosinusitis with or without nasal polyps
  •  Chronic laryngitis
  •  Chronic pharyngitis
  •  Voice changes
  •  Snoring in pediatric or adult with or without sleep apnea
  •  Pediatric with speech delay and suspected hearing loss
  •  Smell and taste disorders

Target Group 

All patients registered at PHCC health centers. 

Type of Access

The service is an appointment only service however, the clinic does accept walk in patients in case of emergencies (emergency cases will have three slots available each).