Sinusitis

nose infections

Flu Or Sinus Infection: How To Tell The Difference This Fall

It’s the time of year when every nearby grocer and pharmacist is offering the annual flu shot. But before you were able to get the vaccination, you’ve noticed your sinuses are tender, you have a headache, and you feel exhausted. Is it the flu or a sinus infection? Use this guide to find out.  …

Read More
sinus infections

What Happens If I Don’t Treat My Sinus Infection?

A sinus infection, otherwise known as sinusitis, is a result of bacteria or virus that causes swelling and inflammation in the tissue that make up your sinuses. But what happens when you don’t seek medical help for your sinus infection? It gets worse You may already be experiencing the pressure, swelling, and inflammation associated with…

Read More
drain sinuses

How To Drain Sinuses for Relief

Want to know how to drain sinuses and get some relief? Read on for the latest sinus information from Palm Beach Sinus Doctors. Sinus infections are a painful condition for many Florida residents. Known as sinusitis, it is an inflammation of your nasal cavity. Various things cause sinus infections, but typically it is from narrow…

Read More

3 Common Surgeries You Might Need In Your Retirement

When you reach the age of retirement, there’s a chance you’ll need one or more medical procedures to maintain your quality of life. Though you’ve maintained a healthy life so far, with older age comes the threat of deteriorating health. Unfortunately, many people forget to save for medical expenses as they prepare for retirement. As…

Read More

5 Signs You Might Have A Sinus Infection

Did you know that a sinus infection is just another word for sinusitis? While chronic sinusitis lasts for 12 weeks or more, a traditional sinus infection can last between four and 12. But how do you know if you’re experiencing a sinus or nose infection? Here are some of the most common symptoms associated with sinus infections.…

Read More
nasal endoscopy

Sinusitis Exam 101 – What to Expect

What should a patient expect during a sinusitis exam? If you have certain symptoms, such as pain or pressure in the facial areas, headaches, or a bad cough, the ENT will give you a physical exam for sinusitis. During this sinusitis exam, the doctor thoroughly looks at the ears, nose, and throat to see if anything is…

Read More
treating headaches

Symptoms of Acute Sinusitis – Palm Beach Sinus Doctors

What are the symptoms of acute sinusitis? Did you ever have a cold that stuck around a lot longer than it should have? Chances are, if it lasted longer than 10-14 days, you probably had sinusitis, an infection or inflammation of the sinuses. Understanding the symptoms of acute sinusitis can help you know when to…

Read More
sinusitis in palm beach

Sinusitis in Palm Beach – How common is it?

How common is sinusitis in Palm Beach? Sinusitis, or rhino-sinusitis, is an ailment that affects as many as 30 million Americans each year, or around ten percent of the population. It can happen due to several reasons. These include things like viral infections (being the most common cause), allergens, bacterial infections such as Streptococcus pneumoniae,…

Read More