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Are Sinus Infections Contagious?

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Sinus infections (sinusitis) can cause a long list of symptoms – such as nasal congestion and drainage, fatigue, headaches, and more – that can make you miserable. Symptoms can persist for months or even longer, so you may wonder if these infections are contagious and if you can do anything to avoid getting them. In …

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What Can I Do For Chronic Sinusitis?

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Sinusitis is an extremely common problem that afflicts around 30 million Americans each year. In some cases, it develops into chronic sinusitis, which causes troubling symptoms for months on end. In this blog, the board-certified ear, nose, and throat doctors at New York ENT explain what you can do to treat your chronic sinusitis. What …

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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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Can A Sinus Infection Cause A Sore Throat?

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A sore throat can just be a symptom of a common cold that will soon clear up. Other times, however, it can be an indication that you may have a sinus infection. In this blog, the board-certified ear, nose, and throat (ENT) doctors with New York ENT explain how a sinus infection can cause a …

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What Are the Most Common Causes of an Ear Infection?

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Ear infections are commonly thought of as something children get, but adults can also suffer from these ailments. They can cause pain, muffled hearing, and other symptoms and can lead to more serious conditions if they’re not effectively treated. In this blog, the board-certified ear, nose, and throat physicians at New York ENT explain what …

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Smoking And Sinusitis

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Sinusitis (also called sinus infection) occurs when your sinuses, which are normally filled with air, become blocked with mucus. As mucus builds up and is unable to drain normally, it creates a breeding ground for germs that can cause infection. As a result, you may develop symptoms that include the following: Discolored drainage from your …

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What is a Turbinate Reduction?

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Your nose has three ridges of tissue on each side called turbinates. When they function normally, they help clean, warm, and moisturize air as it flows from your nose into your lungs. They can sometimes become temporarily enlarged if you have a cold or other illness, and the problem usually resolves itself when you’re well. …

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