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By Center For Otolaryngology & Facial Plastic Surgery - Highland
October 22, 2019
Category: Health
Tags: Sinusitis  
How your ENT specialists in Highland, IN, can help with sinus inflammation
 
Sinusitis can make you miserable, causing you to miss out on enjoying your life. You might also miss work, school, and important events. sinusitisFortunately, there is help for sinusitis from your ear, nose, and throat surgeon. Here at Center For Otolaryngology & Facial Surgery in Highland, IN, ear, nose & throat surgeon Dr. Bethany Cataldi offers effective treatment for sinusitis to help you feel better.

 

More about sinusitis and how we can help
 
Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinuses, often caused by allergies or a fungal or bacterial infection. When you have sinusitis, you may notice:
  • Chronic pain/pressure behind or around your eyes
  • Frequent headaches and a high fever
  • Frequent coughing and sneezing
  • A stuffed up nose and difficulty breathing through your nose
  • Pain and irritation in your nasal passages
  • A colored discharge coming from your nose
If you notice any of these signs or symptoms, there are several easy home remedies you can try including:
  • Placing a humidifier in your bedroom to soothe your sinuses and nasal passages
  • Irrigating your sinuses with saline solution to clear out your nasal passages
  • Taking over-the-counter decongestants and medications to thin mucus
  • Using decongestant nasal sprays to reduce congestion and swelling
Stubborn, chronic cases of sinusitis are best treated by an ENT specialist. At our office in Highland, IN, Dr. Cataldi may recommend:
  • Allergy testing and allergy treatment if your sinusitis is caused by allergies
  • Prescription-strength decongestants and antihistamines to reduce your symptoms
  • Antibiotic medications if your sinusitis is caused by a bacterial infection
  • Nasal and oral corticosteroid medications to reduce inflammation and swelling
  • Balloon sinuplasty or surgical therapy to treat blockages, abnormalities, and structural issues in your sinuses

 

Contact us
 
If you have sinusitis, you can get relief from an ear, nose & throat specialist. It's time to feel better by scheduling an appointment with ear, nose, throat surgeon Dr. Bethany Cataldi at Center For Otolaryngology & Facial Surgery in Highland, IN. Dial (219) 836-4820 today!
By Center For Otolaryngology & Facial Plastic Surgery
March 27, 2015
Category: Otolaryngology
Tags: Sinus Issues   Sinusitis  

This time of year, the cold weather and dry air can lead many of us to develop sore throats, itchy eyes, and stuffed noses that are indicative of a sinus infection. After all, many components of wintertime weather are highly conducive to illness, and can cause sinus issues that leave us high and dry for relief until our bodies finally fight it off.

At the Center For Otolaryngology & Facial Plastic Surgery, you'll find that even the most persistent wintertime sinus problems can experience full relief like the kind you've been fighting for - and fast! That's because trusted ear, nose, and throat doctors on site can help put together the perfect treatment plan for your needs, rendering the days of discomfort filling your face a thing of the past!

Some of the key indicators that mean you're due for a visit to an ENT doctor include:

  • Runny nose
  • Stuffed-up nasal cavity ("the sniffles")
  • Ear aches
  • Sore/itchy throat
  • Itchy eyes
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue

Once you've made the decision to visit an ENT doctor for full relief, you'll likely be amazed at how his/her specialized skill set so perfectly pertains to your head-cold needs. You'll receive an evaluation to discern what your specific problem is and a treatment plan will then be put in place for you to get out of the feel-bad funk your head is in as quickly as possible.

If you're tired of having to "wait out" head colds this time of year, then give the Center For Otolaryngology & Facial Plastic Surgery a call today at (219) 961-3799 for fast and convenient sinus relief right here in Highland, IN.



2203 45th Street, Suite B
Highland, IN 46322