• 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

    Acute sinusitis in adults. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated December 18, 2012. Accessed January 9, 2013.

    Chronic rhinosinusitis. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated December 18, 2012. Accessed January 9, 2013.

    Sinusitis. American Academy of Otolaryngology website. Available at: http://www.entnet.org/content/sinusitis. Accessed January 9, 2013.

    Sinusitis overview. American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology website. Available at: http://www.aaaai.org/conditions-and-treatments/allergies/sinusitis.aspx. Accessed January 9, 2013.

    Revision Information

    • Reviewer: David Horn, MD
    • Review Date: 08/2015
    • Update Date: 09/17/2014
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