NOSE CONDITIONS

North Hampshire ENT can assess, diagnose and treat the following conditions:


The North Hampshire ENT Partnership is a team of consultants specialising in a wide spectrum of diseases and disorders that affect the Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) including snoring and sleep disorders, cosmetic and skin surgery.

 

Our surgeons provide specialist care by drawing from the 50 plus years of combined NHS experience and the many areas of individual specialist expertise available within the partnership.

 

NASAL ALLERGY/
ALLERGIC RHINITIS

Rhinitis refers to an inflammatory response of the lining of the membrane of the nose. Nasal allergy is extremely common and effects up to 20% of the population with symptoms that include sneezing, a runny nose or a blocked nose.


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NASAL BLOCKAGE/ CONGESTION

Nasal congestion, or a 'stuffy', 'blocked' nose are common symptoms associated with colds, allergies or sinus problems. It is caused by the membrane lining of the nose becoming inflamed and irritated causing and excess of mucus which can pass down the throat and cause catarrh.


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SINUSITIS & SINUS SURGERY

The sinuses are a combination of large and small air pockets in the face. They are connected to the inside of the nose and help to optimise the temperature and humidity of the air reaching the lungs. The sinuses can become infected, commonly after colds.



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RHINOPLASTY
(THE NOSE JOB)

The nose occupies the centre of the face and it’s most important function is to filter, warm and moisterise the air we breathe. . The nose consists of bones and cartilages supported by a midline nasal septum that separates the nose into right and left nostrils.



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