Category: Chronic Sinusitis

The Top Six Treatments for Sinus Infections

Frequent sinus infections can cause facial aches and pains and make it difficult to breathe. In some cases, the sinuses are infected but other conditions can mimic sinus infections, as well. Consulting an ear, nose, throat specialist is often the only way to determine the root cause of the symptoms, get an appropriate diagnosis and receive treatment that will relieve painful symptoms.
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Do Your Sinuses Hurt? You May Have a Sinus Infection or Chronic Sinusitis

Man with Bad Sinus PainA wise person once asked, “On a scale of 1 to stepping on a Lego, how much does it hurt?”

When your sinuses hurt you know it. They pound and ache, creating pressure and pain in your face and head. You can’t breathe or sleep. Sometimes you can’t taste anything and it hurts just to clench your teeth. Sinus infections and chronic sinusitis are just plain miserable. In fact, one of every eight people suffers with them and they are considered to be one of the most common health ailments in the U.S.

The sinuses are rather amazing things- cavities really – in the skull. You can see an illustration of them here. They are all connected and that is why when one sinus cavity becomes congested they all tend to hurt. The special properties of sinuses require an exacting diagnosis for proper treatment. The best way to figure out what is causing your sinus pain is to see an Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) specialist.

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The Top Six Treatments for Sinus Infections

Frequent sinus infections can cause facial aches and pains and make it difficult to breathe. In some cases, the sinuses are …

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