MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Kannur
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A sinus infection is contagious
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Sinus infections are not contagious but you can catch a cold from another person. The best way to avoid this situation from ever occurring is by keeping your hands clean all the time by using liquid handwash instead of soap.
Which of these surgeries is done primarily for sinus infection?
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Although a number of surgical procedures are used for dealing with a sinus infection, the one that is primarily undertaken by doctors is the Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS). This procedure involves treating nasal polyps and sinusitis. It also takes care of bacterial and recurrent sinus infections.
Decongestant nasal sprays are harmful
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Decongestant nasal sprays, when used for more than three days, can cause more swelling. In the long run, it can also become an addiction. Certain other side effects of nasal sprays include irregular heartbeat, profuse sweating, trembling, headache, nausea and mood swings.
Which condition can cause a sinus blockage?
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Sinus blockage can be caused by conditions such as deviated septum, common cold and also nasal polyps.
Sinus problems always requires a surgery
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Sinus problems don t require always require surgery. A condition of chronic sinusitis that has been existing for more than three months and has not responded to any treatment may require you to undergo a CT scan for a complete diagnosis of the problem.