Diseases and disorders of the ears, nose, throat, head, and neck negatively impact the lives of millions around the world. Our health information, created by our member physicians, provides a basic overview of diagnoses and treatment for many of these conditions. We also include links to other websites with additional useful information.
Rhinology/Sinus Related Topics
Balloon Sinus Dilation
Benign Sinus Tumors
Cold, Flu, Allergy, or Sinusitis
Empty Nose Syndrome
Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)
Endoscopic Optic Nerve Decompression
Endoscopic Orbital Decompression
Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS)
Management of Cerebralspinal Fluid (CSF) Leak
Office Examination & Evaluation
Silent Sinus Syndrome
Treatment of Rhinosinusitis
Viral Upper Respiratory Infection (URI)
What is a Rhinologist?
What is Rhinosinusitis?
Sinusitis is inflammation of the lining membrane of any sinus. Take the following quiz to see if you have sinusitis.
Choose "yes" if you have any of the following symptoms for ten days or longer; otherwise, choose "no."
1. Facial pressure/pain?
2. Headache pain?
3. Congestion or stuffy nose?
4. Thick, yellow-green nasal discharge?
5. Low fever (99-100Â°)?
6. Bad breath?
7. Pain in the upper teeth?
If you answered "Yes" to three or more of the symptoms listed above, you may have a sinus infection resulting from allergies, bacteria, or a response to fungi. An examination by an ear, nose, and throat specialist may be warranted.
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