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Archive for April, 2017

Recurring Sinus Problems? We Can Help.

Sinuses are small air-like pockets present inside the cheekbones and the forehead. They secrete mucus into the nose, which traps dust particles and foreign bodies. Sinusitis is the inflammation of sinuses and causes disruption of mucus flow and other nasal problems. Sinusitis can be chronic or acute depending upon the duration of the infection. Sinusitis […]

Chronic sinusitis

Key points Chronic sinusitis is defined by (2 or more of) nasal obstruction, mucopuluent discharge, decreased smell or facial pain with CT or endoscopic evidence of sinus disease Consider other differential diagnoses Nasal obstruction, a post-nasal drip, headaches or loss of smell as sole individual symptoms are rarely due to sinusitis. Once the diagnosis is […]