Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) Services in Pekin
UnityPoint Health ENT - Pekin East offers a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for disorders of the ear, nose, and throat (ENT). Our team will work together to coordinate your care, and help you and your family receive the best care possible and get you back to being your healthiest.
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What is ENT?
ENT is the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the ear, nose and throat. Also known as otolaryngology, this medical specialty also treats problems in related areas of the head and neck.
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What Conditions Does an ENT Specialist Treat?
The following problems or disorders of the ears, nose, and throat are often treated at ENT clinics:
ENT Specialist can treat the following ear-related problems:
ENT specialist can treat the following throat-related issues:
- Hearing loss
- Ear infection
- Balance disorders or dizziness
- Ear noise (tinnitus)
- Nerve pain or facial and cranial nerve disorders
- Congenital disorders of the ear
ENT specialist can treat the following nose disorders:
- Diseases of the larynx (voice box)
- Disorders of the mouth and upper esophagus, such as swallowing problems
- Tonsil or adenoid infection
- Parathyroid disease
- Newborn ankyloglossia (tongue-tie) clipping procedure
- Snoring and other sleep disorders
- Chronic sinusitis
- Asthma and allergies
- Smell problems
- Deviated septum
Common Ear, Nose & Throat Procedures
- Myringotomy with tympanostomy tube insertion
- Salivary gland surgery
- Sinus surgery
- Turbinate reduction
- Office biopsies
When to See an ENT Specialist
If you suffer from any of the conditions listed above, make an appointment to see a UnityPoint Health ENT - Pekin East
specialist. You may also be referred to an ENT specialist if you are diagnosed with a thyroid disorder, sleep disorder, head or neck cancer, or another disease of the ear, nose or throat. If you are interested in talking to a specialized ENT provider about your sinus symptoms or sleep problems, schedule an appointment today by calling (309) 643-6235.