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More than 30 million people suffer from sinus infections, or what doctors call sinusitis. If you're living in the communities of Dallas, Irving, Euless, Bedford, Coppell, or Fort Worth, Texas, and are suffering from sinusitis, Cure Allergy Clinic can help. Their team includes Dr. M. Waseem Imam , D.O., a board-certified specialist in allergies, asthma, and immunology, who can address the root cause of your repeated sinus infections. He and the team have experience treating chronic sinusitis, repeated sinus infections, nasal congestion, and chronic facial fullness. Call the Arlington, Texas, office, or request your consultation online today.
Sinusitis refers to a sinus infection, a problem that develops when mucus builds up inside the sinuses. Membranes inside each sinus produce mucus that drains into the nasal passages. When the membranes become inflamed, however, they block the opening, trapping mucus inside the sinus cavities, and leading to an infection.
Sinusitis is usually caused by allergies or when viruses spread to your sinuses. Structural issues in your nose, such as enlarged turbinates, a deviated septum, or polyps, can also block the openings to your sinuses, preventing mucus from draining properly.
Look for these common symptoms of a sinus infection:
With sinusitis, your face may feel tender, especially on the bridge of your nose or under your eyes.
Chronic sinus infections are linked to asthma. Seeking appropriate treatment of your sinus infection at Cure Allergy Clinic often improves the symptoms of asthma.
Sinusitis typically heals within four weeks. However, chronic sinusitis is a type of sinus infection that persists for some time. You may feel like it's improving, but then your full-blown symptoms come right back. Chronic sinusitis may linger on for months at a time without effective care at Cure Allergy Clinic.
Your provider at Cure Allergy Clinic examines your nose, throat, and sinuses, looking for signs of sinusitis. They make take cultures of mucus and examine the inside of your nose and sinuses with a slim device with a camera on the end. They also evaluate underlying factors that are tied to sinusitis, such as:
Once your provider has identified the root cause, they recommend the right treatment plan for you.
Because chronic sinusitis is often due to an underlying allergy, Cure Allergy Clinic addresses the source of the problem with immunotherapy. This treatment works by building up your natural immunity to an allergen or allergens over time.
If you're ready to be free from chronic sinusitis, call the office or use the online booking tool today.