Chronic Sinusitis

Why Do I Get Sinus Infections So Often?

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Millions of Americans suffer bouts of sinusitis (sinus infection) each year, with inflamed nasal passages and sinuses causing uncomfortable symptoms. In some cases, the misery continues despite attempts to treat the infection. Symptoms may also seem to get better, only to return. In this blog, the ear, nose, and throat specialists at New York ENT …

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What’s the Difference Between Acute and Chronic Sinusitis?

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If you’re feeling congested and miserable, sinusitis may be to blame. This inflammation of the lining of the nasal passages causes mucus to back up in your nose and sinuses. It can lead to uncomfortable symptoms and in some cases, more serious health issues. Sinusitis can be either acute or chronic, and knowing which type …

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What Are The Risk Factors For Chronic Sinusitis?

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Chronic sinusitis is a common condition that can cause months of uncomfortable symptoms, including nasal congestion. It can affect anyone, including children, but it’s most common in young and middle-aged adults. In addition, there are several risk factors for chronic sinusitis, factors that can make you more likely to develop a chronic sinus infection. In …

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How Long Do Sinus Infections Last?

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About 35 million Americans have at least one bout with a sinus infection (sinusitis) each year, with some suffering from symptoms for months – or even years. In this blog, the board-certified ear, nose, and throat doctors at New York ENT explain how long your sinus infection systems are likely to last. What is a …

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What Happens If A Sinus Infection Is Left Untreated?

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A sinus infection can cause a long list of annoying problems, but if left untreated, your symptoms could continue for months on end. And in rare cases, very serious complications can develop. In this blog, the board-certified physicians at New York ENT explain more about sinus infections and what can happen if they’re left untreated. …

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What Causes A Sinus Infection?

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A sinus infection is an inflammation of the lining of the sinus passages that can cause cold-like symptoms that get worse over time. As the passage of air becomes blocked, the sinuses can be filled with fluid, bacteria, and germs that can eventually lead to an infection. Most cases of sinusitis are acute, which last …

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What Is A Sinus Infection?

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Every day, thousands of people suffer from mild, acute, or even a more severe form of sinusitis, most commonly referred to as a sinus infection. The medical term not often heard, but mostly associated with a sinus infection, is rhinosinusitis. This is a condition that causes inflammation of the soft tissues that directly align with …

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Who Is A Good Candidate For Balloon Sinuplasty?

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Millions of Americans deal with sinusitis every year, and in most cases, medications are used to treat this condition effectively, however, not all people experience relief after using medications. When other treatments don’t provide results, a balloon sinuplasty may offer the relief that you need. Here’s a closer look at sinusitis, what a balloon sinuplasty …

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