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Are you full of snot, sinus pressure, and other issues caused by a pesky sinus infection? While an infection can resolve on its own under the right conditions, sinus infections are painful, disruptive, and can turn into a chronic or recurrent issue. By seeking treatment for your sinus infection, you can prevent further harm to your health and wellness and stop feeling like a stuffy, snotty mess.
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Do I have a sinus infection?
A sinus infection, also known as sinusitis or rhinitis, is present when your nasal cavities become inflamed. This inflammation causes the tissues in your nasal cavities to swell, which prevents drainage and results in an infection.
If you have a sinus infection, which can be diagnosed by an Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) doctor, you may be experiencing several of the most common symptoms, which include:
- Stuffy Nose
- Nasal Discharge
- Postnasal Drip
- Pressure in your sinuses (behind the eyes and near the cheeks
- Bad Breath
These symptoms are a sign that something is happening in your body, and it may need help to resolve. Find out if your symptoms are caused by a sinus infection by scheduling an appointment with Lubbock Sinus Doctor.
How can I get rid of it? Sinus Infection Treatments
There are many sinus infection treatment options. The treatment that will work best for you depends on your body, the type of sinusitis you’re dealing with (acute, recurrent, chronic, allergic, fungal), the cause of your sinus infection, and your wants and needs.on, and your wants and needs.
Lubbock Sinus Doctor will take all of this into consideration when helping you find relief. Treatments that may be an option for your sinusitis include:
Balloon sinuplasty is a procedure that can be performed in our offices in under an hour. A small balloon is placed in your blocked sinus pathway, inflated, and removed. The result is an open sinus pathway that allows drainage, preventing bacteria from building up and causing sinusitis. Hundreds of thousands of sinusitis sufferers have put an end to their recurrent or chronic sinusitis with balloon sinuplasty. Could you? Let’s find out.Learn more about balloon sinuplasty, the minimally-invasive, long-term sinusitis solution here!
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Endoscopic sinus surgery is a popular treatment for chronic or recurrent sinusitis that is caused by a permanent problem with your nose. Endoscopic sinus surgery is an invasive procedure that can take weeks or months to fully heal from. It is a permanent procedure that includes removing bone and tissue in your nose to prevent further blockages that lead to sinus infections.
Although a short-term solution, antibiotics can help you overcome a single sinus infection. They attack the bacteria that lead to your infection, but do not address the root cause of your sinusitis. Medications also come with additional risks.
Nasal sprays are another short-term treatment option that uses medication to reduce the swelling in your sinuses. This can bring drainage back to your sinuses temporarily, which can provide you with relief from symptoms and resolve a single sinus infection. If overused, you may become reliant on nasal sprays and the medications applied to your sinuses.
You have options. We can help you determine which are worth pursuing. Ready to find long-term relief from your sinus infection? Learn more about balloon sinuplasty or take action now and schedule your appointment.