Dealing With Sinus Infections? Consider These 4 Tips

Sinus infections can start off quite small and feel like minor annoyances, but they can quickly spiral into serious health concerns. Sinusitis, an inflammation of the nasal sinuses, affects roughly 37 million people each year, making it one of the most common health issues across the United States. Sinus congestion can lead to intense pain,…

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4 Ways to Tell the Difference Between a Cold and Allergies

Can’t Tell Whether it’s a Cold or Allergies? The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America reports that nasal allergies affect roughly 50 million people in the United States. From pollen particles to dust mites, nasal irritants are everywhere. People who live with allergies are reminded of this annoying fact every spring. If you are sick…

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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…

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acute sinusitis

How is Acute Sinusitis Treated at Palm Beach Sinus Doctors?

How is acute sinusitis treated? Acute sinusitis is a common viral or bacterial infection of the para-nasal sinuses. It can cause severe headaches, discolored nasal drainage, breathing difficulties, restlessness, and facial pain, among other problems. It can resolve on its own, but doctors may recommend any of following treatments for stubborn cases. Decongestants Nasal decongestants…

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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…

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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,…

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3 Common Health Conditions An ENT Can Help With

Your face is host to most of your critical sensory organs. Your ear, nose, and throat alone are responsible for hearing, smelling, and eating. Unfortunately, with a great concentration of important sensory information comes the risk of medical conditions like sinusitis. Thankfully, medical professionals called ear nose and throat doctors (or ENTs) specialize in this…

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Sinusitis Signs, Symptoms, and Causes

Understanding the symptoms of sinusitis is important in getting the right treatment. Sinusitis is an awfully irritating and often quite painful infection categorized by the blockage of the nasal passages. There are three classifications demarking the severity of the sinusitis based on duration. Acute sinusitis is temporary, lasting less than four weeks. Subacute is described…

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balloon sinuplasty

What Is a Balloon Sinuplasty – Palm Beach Sinus Doctors

What is a Balloon Sinuplasty? A sinus infection is a common medical status experienced by people all over the world. In severe cases, it may lead to an inflammation of the sinus lining causing a great deal of discomfort to the sufferer. If left untreated, it can cause infection to the sinuses. Your doctor may…

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