My name is Keri and I help Sinus Center-Idaho manage this website in order to help people learn about the experts that run Sinus Center – Idaho and to better understand ENT care. Because of this, I have learned a great deal about sinuses, Continue reading Nasal Irrigation saved our vacation!
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?
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
Not every headache is the consequence of sinus and nasal passage problems. For example, many patients visit an ear, nose, and throat specialist to seek treatment for a sinus headache and learn they actually have a migraine or tension headache. Continue reading Sinus headaches
With acute sinusitis, it may be difficult to breathe through your nose. The area around your eyes and face might feel swollen, and you may have throbbing facial pain or a headache. When you have frequent sinusitis, or the infection Continue reading When does acute sinusitis become chronic?
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?