Nose & Sinus

Allergies

Allergies, or allergic diseases, refer to the immune system’s hypersensitivity to something in one’s environment. Some allergies include hay fever, food allergies, dermatitis, allergic asthma and anaphylaxis. Allergy symptoms include itchy eyes, swelling, rash, runny or stuffy nose, shortness of breath and itchy or plugged ears. Common allergens are pollens, grasses, molds, dust mites and…

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Balloon Sinuplasty

Sinusitis is inflammation and infections of the sinuses – the small, air-filled pockets in the nose and forehead that produce mucus. Symptoms of sinusitis include a runny nose, reduced sense of smell, pain or tenderness around the sinus area, nasal drainage and headaches. Chronic sinusitis is inflammation that persists in one or more of the…

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Nasal & Sinus Surgery

The goal of nasal and sinus surgery is to remove infections, growths, injury, or congenital abnormalities in the sinus or nasal cavities to promote drainage and prevent problems like sinusitis, or sinus infections. Types of sinus and nasal surgeries include removal of infected, swollen or damaged tissues, reconstruction of bone to create wider openings for…

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Other Nose Conditions

Nosebleeds Nosebleeds (epistaxis) are a common nasal condition that has many causes including dryness, inflammation, injury, high blood pressure and tumors. Treatment for nosebleeds depends on the underlying cause, which is determined by your doctor after an examination. Nasal Irrigations Nasal irrigation systems are devices to flush the nose or sinuses to remove mucus or…

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