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Types of Sinusitus
Sinusitis is usually preceded by a cold, allergy attack or irritation from environmental pollutants. Often the resulting symptoms, such as nasal pressure and congestion run their course in a few days. If symptoms persist, a bacterial infection or acute sinusitis may develop. If the condition occurs frequently or lasts three months or more, if may be chronic sinusitis.
Chronic Sinusitis Treatment
The most frequently used treatments for chronic sinusitis are medical therapies and/or conventional sinus surgery. Medical therapy treatment offers a choice between sprays, antibiotics, steroids, and others, while conventional sinus surgery offers the choice between conventional surgical devices and the novel Balloon Sinuplasty system of devices. Talk to your doctor about which treatment option is right for you.