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Postby saranarcot » Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:58 pm

Hi,

I recently came to Singapore about a month with Employment pass . I have Ear pain and need to visit a ENT consultant.

I currently live in Little India area. I found that Raffles Hospital is near by to my place.

Is Raffles Hospital good for ENT consultation? Is there any other choice?
How much is approximate consultation fee in Raffles hospital? or for any other ENT consultant?

Note I do not have any medical insurance at this point.
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Postby taxico » Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:20 pm

why do you think you need to see an ENT doc? (pre-existing condition? crazy stuff coming out of your ear?) i assume you want to keep costs down since you're uninsured at this point...

i suggest you go visit a GP to get an opinion first. it'll cost you ~$50 at most (probably less - go during week days, when the sun is still out). if it's serious, the GP can refer you elsewhere.

going to an ENT immediately will cost you ~$150 for one visit and it's likely you'll have to go back once or twice more if your ENT doc is feeling particularly... careful.

in some hospitals you might have to see the in-house GP before they will refer you to their in-house specialist.

if you're really on a budget and can't sleep, head to a polyclinic at 7.30AM (skip mondays and fridays) and start waiting by the entrance until they give out Q numbers... it'll cost you probably $25? but it'll be probably about 9.30-10AM when you're finally outta there.
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Postby taxico » Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:21 pm

there are tons of GPs scattered all over the island. if you're unsure, tell me the street name where you live and i'll find the closest one(s) to you off the MOH directory.
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Postby saranarcot » Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:42 pm

Thanks for your reply.

I live in Veerasamy street, Little india.

I have this ear pain from yesterday and at times i get muffled hearing. Unusual foul smelly wax coming when I clean the affected ear.

Feel like kind of Ear infection and reason why I wanted to visit ENT consultant.

Please send me if you have good GP around veerasamy street and I visit them first and may be based on their findings will see ENT later
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Postby taxico » Thu, 28 Aug 2014 3:21 pm

saranarcot wrote:Please send me if you have good GP around veerasamy street and I visit them first and may be based on their findings will see ENT later


"good GP"? all registered doctors in singapore are licensed to practice medicine based on strict and high standards/guidelines (especially in private clinics/hospitals).

these two are closest to you.

Prasad's & Rajaa's Medical Centre
25 Norris Road
Singapore 208267

UNITED MEDICAL CLINIC
25 JALAN BERSEH
#01-144
Singapore 200025

use google maps to find directions there by foot.

get well soon.
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Postby saranarcot » Thu, 28 Aug 2014 4:35 pm

Thank you! :)


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