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Angelo Consiglio
Potential Treatments for Sinusitis
Introduction
 As the owner of Allergy Ear Nose & Throat, Inc.,
Angelo Consiglio, MD, welcomes patients with a
variety of ...
Sinusitis
 However, because antibiotics are effective only
against bacterial infection, and because many sinus
infections...
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Potential Treatments for Sinusitis

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As the owner of Allergy Ear Nose & Throat, Inc., Angelo Consiglio, MD, welcomes patients with a variety of conditions that affect the head and neck. Dr. Angelo Consiglio offers both medical and surgical options to patients with sinusitis.

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Potential Treatments for Sinusitis

  1. 1. Angelo Consiglio Potential Treatments for Sinusitis
  2. 2. Introduction  As the owner of Allergy Ear Nose & Throat, Inc., Angelo Consiglio, MD, welcomes patients with a variety of conditions that affect the head and neck. Dr. Angelo Consiglio offers both medical and surgical options to patients with sinusitis. Sinusitis, or sinus infection, occurs when the sinus passages become clogged with fluid. This blockage causes the growth of bacteria, viruses, and fungi, which can develop into infections. Often a secondary condition to the common cold or to allergies, sinusitis often responds to such home treatments as nasal decongestant sprays, saline washes, and topical corticosteroids. If a patient presents with symptoms that persist for more than seven to 10 days, he or she may receive a prescription for an antibiotic.
  3. 3. Sinusitis  However, because antibiotics are effective only against bacterial infection, and because many sinus infections are viral or related to an allergic reaction, a physician may be cautious in prescribing antibiotic therapy at an earlier point. If a patient's sinusitis does not respond to these therapies, or if a structural blockage is causing the infection, a patient may require sinus surgery. These procedures are most often minimally invasive and may involve the removal of problematic tissue growth. In some cases, however, a surgery-free approach known as a balloon sinuplasty can open the passages, using a specially designed surgical

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