Sometimes, people have mistaken cold for the sinus infection. Sinus and cold share many similar symptoms, and thus in early-stage people don’t seek any medical treatment. From this blog, we are going to share some information about the sinus and the Best Sinusitis Specialist for better treatment.
What are sinuses?
There are four pairs of air-filled cavities in the bone surrounding the nose and eyes called sinuses. The functions of sinuses are to warm and cool the inhale air and remove the dust and allergens.
Several factors can block the sinuses are
- Respiratory infections
- Bacterial infections
What is a sinus infection?
A viral infection caused the cold, and people may have symptoms like sneezing, coughing, sore throat. But sinus infection is sometimes caused by a bacterial infection. Cold is caused by sinus infection, but all sinus infections are not caused by cold.
These are some common symptoms which people with a sinus infection may experience.
- Facial pain and pressure
- Nasal blockage
- lost sense of smell and/or taste
Anyone having any of these symptoms should seek medical treatment from the sinusitis specialist. The ENT specialist will diagnose and treat your sinusitis.
How to diagnose a sinus infection?
Common sinus infection may cure their own, but if the problem lasts too long, then they can require some medical treatment. Some primary care doctors can treat your sinus infection, but if the symptoms are severe and long-lasting, then you will need an ENT specialist.
Basically, in medical terms, there are three types of sinusitis: Acute, recurrent, and chronic.
Generally, Acute sinusitis may go away or some remedies, but chronic sinusitis needs some further treatment.
In chronic sinusitis, some criteria should be met to diagnose.
The tissue must be inflamed inside the nose, and if the symptoms lasted for 12 weeks, then it may be termed as chronic sinusitis.
Treatment of Chronic sinusitis includes:
- Antibiotics – If you have a bacterial infection, then antibiotics are necessary.
- Immunotherapy– If the sinusitis is caused by allergies, then your doctor may prescribe some allergy shots(Immunotherapy) that will reduce the reactions caused due to allergies.
- Surgery– if all treatment and medication are not working properly, the doctor may recommend endoscopic sinus surgery.
if you are also facing any of the symptoms and looking for the Best Sinus Surgeon in greater Greater Noida. Then we suggest you the
ENT surgeon in Greater Noida Dr. Ashesh Bhushan, you can visit directly at the given address: (Yatharth Hospital) Plot No 32, Omega-I, Greater Noida
Clinic- Genesis Ortho & Gynae Clinic, D-401, Sector P-3, Near P-3, Water Tank, Greater Noida.