An antibiotic is a soluble substance derived from a mold or bacterium that inhibits the growth of other microorganisms. The first antibiotic was Penicillin, discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1929, but it was not until World War II that the Continue reading Antibiotics and Sinusitis
Acute sinusitis is a short-term condition that responds well to antibiotics and decongestants; chronic sinusitis is characterized by at least four recurrences of acute sinusitis. Either medication or surgery is a possible treatment. For acute sinusitis, symptoms include facial pain/pressure, Continue reading What are the signs and symptoms of acute sinusitis?
One out of 7 people suffer from the symptoms of pain and throbbing around the eyes, pain in the upper teeth, increased head pain when leaning forward or post-nasal drip. The Sinus Center- Idaho focuses entirely on the diagnosis and Continue reading See a sinus specialist in Meridian, Nampa or Fruitland
1. Learn to use nasal saline/nasal washes on a consistent basis. 2. Get medical help when you cannot obtain/maintain relief yourself. 3. Do not give up of finding successful treatment. You do not have to “LIVE WITH” being sick and Continue reading If you are prone to sinus infection, follow these 3 tips:
The body’s nasal and sinus membranes have similar responses to viruses, allergic insults, and common bacterial infections. Membranes become swollen and congested. This congestion causes pain and pressure; mucus production increases during inflammation, resulting in a drippy, runny nose. These Continue reading Why do we suffer from nasal and sinus discomfort?
Sinus headaches are associated with a swelling of the membranes lining the sinuses (spaces adjacent to the nasal passages). Pain occurs in the affected region – the result of air, pus, and mucus being trapped within the obstructed sinuses. The Continue reading Treatment for Sinus headache
There are many different OTC meds available to relieve the common complaints of sinus pain and pressure, allergy problems, and nasal congestion. Most of these medications are combination products that associate either a pain reliever such as acetaminophen with a Continue reading What are over-the-counter meds for?
Your child’s sinuses are not fully developed until age 20. However, children can still suffer from sinus infection. Although small, the maxillary (behind the cheek) and ethmoid (between the eyes) sinuses are present at birth. Sinusitis is difficult to diagnose Continue reading Can children suffer from sinus infections?