Local News: The Sri Lankan College of Otorhinolaryngologists and Head and Neck Surgeons requests parents to protect their children from incidents as ENT surgeon’s services have been limited to emergency care due to COVID-19 problem only.
Meanwhile, the Health Promotions Bureau (HPB) is announcing what should be done during these days in case of having a sudden hearing attack. The first medical treatment that can be given at home is swallowing an Aspirin tablet.
Then, dialing 1990 can call the Suwaseriya ambulance service and send the patient to the nearest hospital. Yet the patient or his / her guardian will make sure he / she tells the doctor / hospital authorities about the patient’s fever and any pain / discomfort in throat.
Chest pain is the main signs of a heart attack, chest pressure lasts for around 10 to 20 minutes, the HPB announced.