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Category Archives: Sinus Infection

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Are Sinus Issues Triggering your Migraine?

What is a Migraine? Migraine headaches can be quite debilitating.  It is usually a severe headache typically centered more around one eye, worsened by light, lasting for hours, and may be associated with nausea. These are neurological headaches caused by a dilation of the blood vessels in the brain. These headaches are evaluated and treated […]


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What is DIG and why do we prescribe it?

If you have ever been treated for a sinus infection at our office, you may have been prescribed a nasal spray called “DIG”. DIG is a compounded nasal spray made by a specialty pharmacy that contains multiple ingredients to treat sinus infection:   Dexamethasone (a topical steroid) Itraconazole (an anti-fungal medication used to treat fungal […]


Can a sinus infection cause hearing loss?

Can a sinus infection cause hearing loss?   If you suffer from chronic sinus infections, you may be putting your ears at risk for sudden hearing loss, ear infection, and more! When you have a sinus infection, bacteria pool in your sinus cavities and cause inflammation throughout your nasal cavity and sinus lining. If it […]


Is it Important to Fix a Deviated Septum?

The septum is the divider that separates the right and left nasal cavities. In fact, the word septum comes from the Greek word for divider. This structure is simple in design as it has a lining on each side and thin eggshell bone and cartilage in the middle layer. As the nose grows during puberty […]




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