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Treatments for Sinusitis

The goals of treating sinusitis include:
  • Relieving your discomfort
  • Opening up your nasal passages
  • Curing the infection
  • Preventing complications
  • Preventing recurrence
Treatment involves the following:
Lifestyle changesMedicationsSurgeryOther treatments

References

Marple BF, Brunton S, Ferguson BJ. Acute bacterial rhinosinusitis: a review of US. Treatment guidelines. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;135:341-348

Rakel RE, Bope ET. Conn’s Current Therapy. 54th ed. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders Company; 2002.

Sinus infection (sinusitis). National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases website. Available at: http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/sinusitis/Pages/Index.aspx. Accessed September 12, 2008.

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