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Help! I Think I Have Sinusitis!

Approximately 37 million Americans have sinusitis symptoms every year, and you could easily be one of them. The symptoms of sinusitis are uncomfortable but common, and can be related to respiratory tract infections, allergies, and fungal infections.

All is not lost if you have chronic or recurring sinusitis, even if you have tried all kinds of medications and home remedies. Balloon sinusitis in Plantation & Fort Lauderdale FL is an option if you are looking for a more lasting solution to sinusitis symptoms and you are wary of a more invasive procedure such as functional endoscopic sinus surgery. Fort Lauderdale FL is an option if you are looking for a more lasting solution to sinusitis symptoms and you are wary of a more invasive procedure such as functional endoscopic sinus surgery.

Do you have the classic symptoms of sinusitis?

Your specific symptoms may vary depending on your personal tendencies and also each reaction, but there are some symptoms of sinusitis that you can look for. If you have some of these symptoms and they last for weeks or longer, there is a good chance you could have sinusitis. At that point, you may want to contact South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center, Inc. to find out about balloon sinuplasty as a treatment.

  • A feeling of pressure and achiness in areas such as the eyes, forehead, ears, nose, and cheeks.
  • Nasal congestion and runny discharge from your nose and down your throat.
  • A sore throat.
  • Coughing at night.
  • Trouble with smelling and tasting as well as you normally do.

A doctor can help diagnosis sinusitis in Plantation & Fort Lauderdale FL.

When you come to South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center, Inc. for help with sinusitis symptoms, Dr. Lee Mandel will ask you about your medical history to try to confirm that you do have sinusitis. You may have tests for allergies and infections, as well as get examined using endoscopes and MRI or CT scans.

Don’t settle for temporary relief.

If Dr. Lee Mandel believes you are a good candidate for balloon sinuplasty, you can schedule your procedure at South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center, Inc.. Balloon sinuplasty takes only a couple of hours in South Florida Sinus and Allergy Center, Inc. and does not require you to go to a hospital.

During the procedure, Dr. Lee Mandel inserts one or more catheters into your nasal passages and sinus cavities at the spots where you have obstructions. Then, the balloon is carefully inflated to open up the passages and allow natural drainage to occur. The procedure is over 90 percent effective, meaning you may never need to worry about symptoms of sinusitis again.

Call to find out about balloon sinuplasty in Plantation & Fort Lauderdale FL.