Ear, nose and throat medicine

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Below you will find an overview of our ENT pages with detailed information on illnesses such as the common cold, flu, nosebleeds and many other diseases of the throat, nose and ears.

Diseases of the throat

On these pages you will find detailed information on the most common diseases in the throat and mouth area. These include:

  • Cervical cyst
  • Throat fistula
  • Oral thrush

Diseases in the ear

Here is an overview of the most important ear diseases. These are among the most widespread diseases. While almost every child will suffer from otitis media at least once over the years, virtually every adult will experience ringing in their ears or tinnitus in their lifetime.

  • Otitis media
  • Foreign bodies in the ear
  • Mastoiditis
  • Noises in the ears
  • Tinnitus
  • Meniere's disease
  • Sudden hearing loss
  • Water in the ear
  • Zoster Oticus

Diseases of the nose

The nose is often affected as part of general illnesses, such as a cold, flu or runny nose. Information on these diseases can be found at the relevant point in the text. Here, however, specific diseases of the nose should be in the foreground, which are limited to these only:

  • Broken nose
  • Nasal furuncle
  • Curvature of the septum
  • Polyps
  • Smelly nose
  • Odorlessness

What pain does one go to the ENT doctor with?

Here you will find an overview of the most common causes for which an ear, nose and throat doctor is consulted. On the respective pages you will find information about what could be the cause of the complaints:

  • Earache
  • Sore throat
  • Pain in the larynx
  • Pain in the throat
  • Burning in the throat
  • Pain when swallowing

Inflammation from the ENT area

Since the ear, nose and throat area has direct contact with the environment, pathogens can also easily reach it. Therefore, the following infectious inflammations are typical symptoms of ENT:

  • Tonsillitis
  • Inflammation in the throat
  • Inflammation in the throat
  • Inflammation on the roof of the mouth
  • Laryngitis
  • Inflammation of the salivary glands
  • Inflammation of the vocal cords
  • Sinus infection
  • Inflammation of the nasal mucous membrane
  • Otitis media
  • Inflammation of the ear hole

Swelling of the nose & Co.

Swelling can also occur in the mouth, nose and ears:

  • Swollen tonsils
  • Swelling on the roof of the mouth
  • Swelling in the mouth
  • Swollen nose
  • Swollen nasal lining
Top topics of ENT

The common cold

The common cold is one of the most common diseases. On average, Germans get a cold 3-4 times a year, which can be triggered by various viruses. Here you can find the most important information about the common cold:

  • Duration of a cold
  • Therapy for a cold
  • Prevention of a cold
  • Causes of a cold
  • Exercise for a cold
  • Cold in the baby
  • Common cold during pregnancy
  • Colds and sauna - you should know that
  • Anesthesia despite a cold, is that possible?

Medication for a cold

The treatment of a cold is usually based on symptomatic measures, which means that the symptoms of the cold are combated and not its cause, the viruses. These drugs are commonly used for a cold:

  • Wick Vaporub®
  • Sinupret drops
  • Nasal spray
  • Cough Syrup
  • Meditonsin®
  • Grippostad®
  • Wick medinait®
  • BoxaGrippal®

The flu

The flu is also one of the most important diseases in Germany, it is triggered by specific flu viruses. You can find information on the subject and also on what the difference to a cold is here:

  • What is the difference from a cold?
  • The symptoms of the flu
  • Treating the flu
  • Duration of the flu
  • How is the flu going?
  • The flu shot


An elevated body temperature is commonly referred to as a fever, and the exact value is constantly being discussed. Fever in itself is not a disease, but a symptom that can occur in a variety of diseases. Here you will find everything about our topic fever:

  • The causes of fever
  • How can you lower a fever?
  • Fever in the toddler
  • How did we measure a fever?
  • Fever, dizziness and headache
  • Fever during pregnancy


Nosebleeds are also one of the symptoms that everyone has probably suffered from in their lifetime. It usually arises from a simple injury to the vessels of the nasal mucosa and is harmless. But it can also be a symptom of serious diseases such as high blood pressure or coagulation disorders. Everything to do with nosebleeds:

  • The causes of nosebleeds
  • How can you stop nosebleeds?
  • What helps with nosebleeds?
  • Nosebleeds in children
  • Nosebleeds while sleeping
  • Epistaxis with headache
  • Nosebleeds cease to exist

The tonsillitis

A tonsillitis is a typical clinical picture in children. It can be triggered by various pathogens. Unfortunately, when it comes to bacteria, antibiotic therapy is usually unavoidable. Here you will find all the important information about tonsillitis:

  • Signs of tonsillitis
  • This is how contagious tonsillitis is
  • Treatment of tonsillitis
  • Duration of tonsillitis
  • The current tonsillitis
  • angina
  • Tonsillitis


Noises in the ears that are not triggered by an external acoustic stimulus are also known as tinnitus. Many people suffer from tinnitus from time to time, but in some patients it persists and can severely limit their everyday life. Here you will find everything about tinnitus:

  • Symptoms of tinnitus
  • Treatment of tinnitus
  • Causes of tinnitus
  • Ringing in the ears


"Schnupfen" is a term that is used in German as soon as the nose is running. More precisely, a cold is an inflammation of the nasal mucosa, a so-called rhinitis, which is associated with a runny nose. Viruses are usually the trigger. Here you can find information on the subject of colds:

  • What helps with a cold
  • Symptoms of a runny nose
  • Runny nose in baby
  • Runny nose and sore throat
  • Causes of runny nose