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ENT Condition & Diseases In San Diego

Rancho Ear, Nose & Throat has provided a comprehensive list of ENT conditions/diseases for educational purposes only. The following items are linked to the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. Patients and the general public can browse featured health information created by the AAO member physicians and learn about the history of caring for ailments of the ears, nose, throat, head and neck. The information provided is not intended for medical advice or treatment. It is intended to help educate you. For a consultation or treatment, please contact your physician or schedule an appointment with Dr. Ashish K. Wadhwa.


  • Hearing loss – sensorineural (nerve) and conductive (mechanical) related to aging, loud noise exposure, infection, hereditary, autoimmune or otosclerosis
  • Otosclerosis
  • Hearing testing
  • Tinnitus – ringing or noise in the ear
  • Ear infections and earache
  • Outer ear (swimmer’s ear)
  • Middle ear (otitis media)
  • Earaches
  • Eustachian tube dysfunction – problems with “clearing” ears with change of altitude, Perforated (hole) eardrum
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Hearing devices/instruments
  • Ear molds
  • Balance disorders
  • Vertigo and motion sickness
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Ear trauma (injury)
  • Dizziness


Nose and Mouth

  • Nasal congestion
  • Stuffy nose
  • Frontal sinus disease
  • Sinusitis and polyps
  • Postnasal drip
  • Taste and smell disorders
  • Deviated septum
  • Broken nose
  • Allergy testing and immunotherapy
  • Mouth sores
  • Tumors or growth in the mouth
  • Balloon sinuplasty
  • Nosebleeds
  • Septoplasty
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Snoring
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Pillar procedure>
  • Hayfever
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Understanding sinus infections
  • Treatment for sinus disease

Throat & Voice

  1. Swallowing trouble
  2. Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD)
  3. Hoarseness
  4. Vocal folds
  5. Vocal cords
  6. Laryngitis
  7. Vocal cord nodule
  8. Vocal cord polyps
  9. Vocal cord paralysis
  10. Vocal cord cancer
  11. Head and neck cancer
  12. Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR)
  13. Sore throat
  14. Tonsil and adenoid infections

Head and Neck

  • Salivary gland disorders
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Facial nerve disorders (Bells Palsy-sudden onset of weakness involving one side of the face)