September 26, 2021 0

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AHRI Gwalior provides the best ENT treatment in Gwalior. ENT wing at AHRI works under supervision of the best ENT surgeons in Gwalior, Dr. S R Agrawal and Dr. Rahul Agrawal.

Dr. S R Agrawal is one of the most acclaimed ENT surgeons in India and has been serving his patients for over five decades. He contains an experience of conducting 200+ successful surgeries including the most crucial cases of ENT cancers as well. He commands expertise in all dimensions of treatments related to ENT. Besides his practice as a surgeon, he is an acknowledged academician too. He has served several academic chairs and has also been a member of the Union Public Service Commission.

Dr. Rahul Agrawal is the first doctor to bring CO2 laser surgeries for ENT in Gwalior. Following the footsteps of his father, he has then started a regular teaching course in Gwalior, where surgeons from not only our country but abroad (eg, Iraq, Bangladesh, Nepal, Egypt, etc) come regularly to learn from him. Till 2020 he has experience of more than 300 Cochlear Implant surgeries, both in children and in adults.

He also has a keen interest in Sleep apnea treatment with experience of over 17 years in this field.

The ENT vertical at AHRI Gwalior has an extremely qualified squad of professionals with years of knowledge to satisfy all ear, nose, neck, and head-related healthcare requirements. The vertical in its best capacity utilizes all the technological advancements and aims to facilitate its patients with utmost care.

 

 

 

 

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August 25, 2021 0

The ENT vertical at AHRI Gwalior provides an extremely qualified and well-experienced squad of professionals. We at AHRI aim to satisfy all ear, nose and throat-related issues with utmost professionalism. AHRI is the best ENT center in Gwalior providing world-class treatment to its patients at much cheaper rates.

The institute is competent enough to deal with all kinds of emergency and non-emergency services including most critical surgeries as well. Agarwal’s ENT Institute features a well-established team of experts in audiology, cochlear implant surgery, and rehabilitation to provide essential health care for sensitive issues.

ENT team at AHRI works under the two highly acclaimed and best ent surgeons in Gwalior, Dr. S R Agarwal and Dr. Rahul Agarwal. Dr. SR Agarwal is one of the best ENT surgeons in India who has been serving his patients for more than 50 years. Pioneered in almost all the verticals related to ENT treatments, Dr. S R Agarwal holds experience in conducting over 100 successful surgeries.

Dr. Rahul Agrawal became the youngest ENT surgeon in India to perform Cochlear Implant Surgery. He performed his 1st Cochlear Implant Surgery on 21st July’2010 at Agrawal Hospital and Research Institute, Gwalior. The patient was a 3-year-old child, deaf and mute from birth. Dr. Rahul Agrawal has experience of more than 200 cases of successful cochlear Implant surgeries.

ENT wing at AHRI is well equipped with all the latest technological advancements and state-of-the-art infrastructure. Addressing medical needs of every patient is our prime goal. The vertical in its best capacity utilizes technology and aims to facilitate its patients with utmost care and compassion.

 

 

 

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July 25, 2021 0

Sinusitis is an infection that involves inflammation of the nasal path and sinuses.  The main job of sinuses is to produce mucus that protects the body against germs. Excess production of mucus, generally during cold leads to the generation of bacteria and viruses in the sinus cavity.

Viral sinus infection lasts for around a week and is cured without any specific medication. Bacterial sinus sustains beyond a week or two and needs proper treatment.

Based on duration, sinus can be classified into three types-acute, subacute and chronic.

Acute sinusitis is the one that lasts generally for 7-10 days or even 4 weeks (in case of the bacterial sinus). Subacute sinusitis covers around 3 months. Bacterial infection and seasonal allergies are the main causes of subacute sinusitis. Chronic sinusitis lasts beyond the period of 3 months. Usually, patients with persistent allergies are observed to suffer from chronic sinusitis.

Certain prominent symptoms of sinus include;

Smell loss

Fever

Running nose

Cough

Throat infection

Fatigue

Facial swelling

Pain in teeth and ears

Headache

Pain in eyes

A healthy lifestyle and few precautions can help in keeping sinus infections at bay. These include

Intake of green vegetables and fruits

Washing hands properly, sanitizer can also be used.

Avoiding cigarettes, cold drinks and sour eatables

Regular gargle with saltwater

Regular steaming

Physical exercise or yoga to boost immunity

Getting a flu vaccine jab every year.

AHRI provides the best treatment for sinus in Gwalior. Under the leadership of two highly experienced and well-qualified ENT specialists Dr. SR Agarwal and Dr. Rahul Agarwal, the team stands the best in the city. Instead of temporary treatments, doctors at AHRI help their patients achieve permanent relief.

Then ENT vertical at AHRI Gwalior has an extremely qualified squad of professionals with years of knowledge to satisfy all ear, nose, neck and head-related healthcare requirements. The vertical in its best capacity utilizes all the technological advancements and aims to facilitate its patients with utmost care.

 

 

 

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June 14, 2021 0

Strep throat is a bacterial infection that leads to swelling in the throat accompanied by pain and high fever. It is observed in patients of all age groups but children between 6-15 years have relatively higher chances of catching this infection.
Strep throat is communicable and can easily spread by coughing or sneezing.
The severity of strep throat depends upon the immunity of the patient and therefore varies from person to person. But there exists a list of symptoms that can be commonly observed in patients suffering from strep throat;

  • Red throat with white patches
  • Headache
  • Chills
  • Appetite-loss
  • Swelling in neck
  • High fever
  • Trouble in swallowing

If you too experience the above-mentioned symptoms, visit your doctor as soon as possible.
It is a bacterial disease caused by a special category of bacteria called Streptococcus pyogenes. One can get infected from this if he touches his eyes, ears, nose, and mouth after being exposed to these bacteria.
Besides sneezing or coughing, strep throat can be spread by sharing food with the infected person.
Saltwater gargle and warm liquid consumption help in reducing the effects of strep-throat. But these remedies should be adopted along with proper medical treatment.
AHRI provides the best treatment for strep throat in Gwalior. Under the leadership of two highly experienced and well-qualified ENT specialists Dr. SR Agarwal and Dr. Rahul Agarwal, the team stands the best in the city. Instead of temporary treatments, doctors at AHRI help their patients achieve permanent relief.
Then ENT vertical at AHRI Gwalior has an extremely qualified squad of professionals with years of knowledge to satisfy all ear, nose, neck, and head-related healthcare requirements. The vertical in its best capacity utilizes all the technological advancements and aims to facilitate its patients with utmost care.

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April 20, 2021 0

Our hearing or auditory system can be broadly categorized into two parts- peripheral and central. The peripheral hearing includes the outer, middle, and inner ear. The outer ear consists of eardrum, auricle and ear canal. Middle ear contains malleus, incus and stapes. These three small bones are collectively denoted as ossicles. Malleus connects to the eardrum linking to the outer ear and the stapes connects to the inner ear. Inner ear has cochlea that is further connected to the central hearing system by auditory nerve. Cochlea consists of several special fluids which play an important role in hearing mechanism. The central hearing system consists of the auditory nerve and an incredibly complex pathway through the brain stem and onward to the auditory cortex of the brain.

Sound waves or simply the vibrations in our surroundings are collected by the auricle and are further channeled into ear canals. These sound waves vibrate the eardrum. Now, these eardrum vibrations are moved to the ossicles present in middle ear. From here vibrations are transferred to the cochlea in the inner ear.

Cochlea consists of thousands of hair cells that are sensitive to a wide range of such vibrations. High pitched sounds stimulate hair cells in lower portion of cochlea whereas the low pitched vibrations stimulate hair cells in the upper part. After detecting the frequency or pitch of a sound, each hair cell generates nerve impulses that are transferred immediately along the auditory nerve.

Auditory cortex is the hearing centre in the brain. Here several such vibrations are converted into meaningful sound. This whole process takes place within a fraction of a second.

 

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April 20, 2021 0

ENT ( Ear, Nose and throat) cancers, also called as head and neck cancers damage the soft tissues of head and neck region. Nasopharyngeal or nose cancer is commonly detected in men, thyroid cancer in women and lymphoid in both.

Major signs and symptoms

Lumps in neck occur usually in all types of ENT cancers. Most lumps developing in neck are not cancer-causing but if such a lump sustains for more than two weeks, it must be properly examined by the doctor.

Nosebleeds take place due to injury in nose lining or any other allergy or infection. Besides this nosebleeds are also a symptom of nose cancer usually when the bleeding takes place continuously in small quantities. If bleeding is accompanied by headache and abnormal help, it needs to be medically examined.

Ulcers or severe swelling in mouth that is not recovered within a week can also be a sign of ENT cancer.

Hoarseness of voice takes place in case of cancer in the voice box. Besides voice box, it can be a symptom of thyroid cancer as well.

Difficulty in swallowing or a sense of obstruction in the throat comes out to be a symptom of throat cancer.

Severe pain or blockage in ear can take place due to the cancer of nose. It is a rarely observed symptom and can be present in case of tumor in nose or throat.

AHRI Gwalior provides the best treatment of ENT cancers. Under the leadership of Dr. Rahul Agarwal, the team stands as the best in the region. Dr. Agarwal believes that if the cancer is diagnosed at early stages, it can be cured successfully. Surgery, Radiotherapy and chemotherapy are the main treatment techniques at AHRI. Exact methodology of treatment is decided by the team depending upon the need and type of cancer. In nasopharyngeal cancer, Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy are adopted. For thyroid cancer surgery is done to eliminate lymph nodes present in neck. In the case of lymphoma, chemotherapy takes place.

Dr Rahul Agarwal is a highly qualified, acclaimed and the best ENT cancer specialist of Gwalior. with experience of more than a decade, he has a record of performing several highly critical surgeries successfully. He is the first doctor to bring CO2 laser surgeries for ENT in Gwalior. Then ENT vertical at AHRI Gwalior has an extremely qualified squad of professionals with years of knowledge to satisfy all ear, nose, neck and head-related healthcare requirements. The vertical in its best capacity utilizes all the technological advancements and aims to facilitate its patients with utmost care and compassion.

 

 

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March 22, 2021 0

Allergic rhinitis also known as hay fever is a kind of allergic reaction against specific allergens. Symptoms of allergic rhinitis are associated with nose. These indications or symptoms are observed when you breathe something you are allergic to like dust, pollen or anything else. Pollen is the most common among such allergens. Symptoms linked to allergic rhinitis take place with change in seasons. Apart from hay fever, allergic rhinitis is called as seasonal allergy also.

Following symptoms are observed after coming in contact with an allergen;

  • Sneezing
  • Running nose
  • Coughing
  • Itchy nose
  • Watery eyes
  • Dark circles under eyes
  • Hives
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Dry or itchy skin
  • Excessive fatigue

Symptoms like fatigue and headache can also take place due to long term exposure to allergens. Fever is not observed as a symptom of allergic rhinitis.

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After coming in contact with an allergen, our body releases a natural chemical known as histamine. This chemical has a job of defending from allergen causing further symptoms like running nose, sneezing and itchy eyes.

Allergic rhinitis is broadly categorized into two types-seasonal and perennial. The seasonal one takes place especially during spring in response to outdoor allergens like pollen. Perennial allergies occur the year round typically in response to indoor substances like dust or animal dander.

There are few other aspects that can worsen allergic rhinitis;

  • Smoking
  • Chemicals
  • Cold temperature
  • Humidity
  • Fumes
  • Wood smoke
  • Colognes
  • Wind

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March 22, 2021 0

Hearing loss takes place with growing age and starts basically after the early 50s. It is broadly charectorized into three types;

Conductive- it affects outer or middle ear.

Sensorinerual- takes place at inner ear.

Mixed – involves outer, middle and inner ear.

Hearing loss does not take place suddenly. It is in itself a gradual process that is accompanied by several signs and symptoms. Some of the major ones are listed below.

Muffling of sounds

Not hearing the sound clearly

Raising the volume of Tv or radio above the normal level.

Difficulty in distinguishing the sounds properly

Problem in understanding the words majorly against background noise

If you come across any of the above symptoms, contact your doctor as soon as possible.

Yes, hearing loss takes place as you get older but apart from that there are other reasons as well;

Harm to the inner ear

Loud noise damage the hairs on nerve cells present in cochlea that transmit the sound signals to the brain. If these hairs are damaged electrical signals are not transferred properly that further becomes a reason for hearing-loss.

Earwax

Gradual building of earwax is another major cause of hearing loss. Earwax blocks the ear canal and prohibits the conduction of sound waves. Removal of earwax restores hearing.

Infectons

Ear infections and other abnormalities like bone-growth and tumors cause hearing loss. Basically, such abnormalities occur in the outer or middle ear.

Ruptured ear drum

Also known as tympanic membrane perforation, this ear problem is caused due to sudden change in pressure, infection or poking your ear drum with a sharp object.

Other illness

Cochlea is damaged by high fever and flues too.

Heredity

Genetic reasons make you more vulnerable towards hearing loss, especially with aging.

Medications and drugs

Drugs like Viagra, antibiotic gentamicin etc can also damage your hearing. Medications taken during chemotherapy many a times affect inner ear.

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March 22, 2021 0

Ottorhea is a kind of ear-discharge (release of any fluid) from ear. Our ears release ear wax that is oil produced naturally by our body. This ear wax prohibits the entry of dust, bacteria and other foreign materials from entering into the ear.

Apart from this, other abnormalities like ruptured ear drum lead to drainage of blood from ear. This is an indication that your ear has undergone an injury or severe infection.

Middle ear infection

Also called as ottis media, this a common reason of ear discharge. It takes place when foreign agents like viruses or bacteria enter into the middle ear. As the middle ear is positioned behind the ear drum, any infection in the middle ear can lead to accumulation of fluid in ear drum.  Over accumulation of fluid results further into ear discharge.

Trauma

Trauma to the ear canal can also result into ear discharge. Sudden increase in pressure which usually takes place while flying or scuba diving is too a major cause of ear-trauma, causing ear drum to rupture. Acoustic trauma is caused due to extremely loud noises.

Swimmer’s ear

Also called as ottis externa , it takes place due to the entry of fungus or bacteria into ear canal that further results into a severe ear infection. It usually takes place when someone spends long span in water as moisture in ear canal can damage it.

Swimmer’s ear occurs when there is a break or damage in skin of the ear canal.If you come across any abnormal ear discharge, visit your doctor as soon as possible.

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February 11, 2021 0

Cholesteatoma is a skin growth that happens in an anomalous area – the center ear behind the eardrum. It is for the most part because of rehashed infection, which causes ingrowths of the skin of the eardrum. Cholesteatomas frequently appear as a cyst or pouch which sheds layers of old skin that develop inside the ear. After some time, the Cholesteatoma can increment in size and obliterate the encompassing sensitive bones of the center ear.

In exceptionally uncommon cases, an infant might be brought into the world with a cholesteatoma. This is viewed as a birth defect. Inherent cholesteatomas can frame in the center ear or different zones of the ear. In situations where youngsters procure ear infections consistently right off the repeatedly early in life, it is conceivable that cholesteatomas can be caused at any stage of life.

 

Cholesteatoma Symptoms:

  • Initially, the ear may deplete, at times with a foul smell.
  • As the Cholesteatoma pouch or sac amplifies, it can cause a full inclination or pressing factor in the ear, alongside hearing loss.
  • Dizziness or muscle shortcoming on one side of the face (the side of the tainted ear) can likewise happen.
  • Bone disintegration can make the infection spread into the encompassing territories, including the inward ear and cerebrum. On the off chance that untreated, deafness, mind sore, meningitis, and seldom death can also happen.

Other than rehashed infections, a cholesteatoma may likewise be brought about by an ineffectively working Eustachian tube, which is the cylinder that leads from the rear of the nose to the center of the ear.

The Eustachian tube permits air to course through the ear and adjusts ear pressure. It may not work appropriately because of any of the accompanying:

  • chronic ear infections
  • sinus infections
  • colds
  • allergies

Cholesteatoma Treatment:

Enduring earache, ear drainage, ear pressure, hearing loss, dizziness, or facial muscle shortcoming signals the requirement for an assessment by an Otolaryngologist. An ENT specialist can affirm the presence of a Cholesteatoma.

  • Initial treatment may consist of a cautious cleaning of the ear, anti-microbial, and eardrops.
  • Therapy intends to stop drainage in the ear by controlling the infection.
  • The degree of development qualities of a cholesteatoma should likewise be assessed.
  • Large or convolutedCholesteatoma Treatment: requires careful treatment to shield the patient from genuine complexities.

At the point when left untreated, a cholesteatoma will become bigger and cause difficulties that range from gentle to serious. The dead skin cells that collect in the ear give an ideal climate for bacteria and growth to flourish. This implies that the cyst can get contaminated, causing inflammation and constant ear drainage.

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