Sinus Infection

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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Can I Have Surgery for my Sinus Infection?

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Sinus infections (sinusitis) can cause daily misery and even (in rare) cases, life-threatening conditions. If you develop chronic sinusitis, symptoms of your infection last for 12 weeks or more, which can have a significant impact on your daily quality of life. In this blog, the board-certified physicians at New York ENT address the common symptoms …

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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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