If your doctor suspects that you may have allergies, they will likely recommend allergy testing. The immune system responds to allergens with symptoms that can be mild, such as an itchy rash, to severe, such as constriction of the airway resulting in a visit to emergency care. Allergy testing can help identify some of the problem points so that you can steer clear of such allergens in the future. … [Read more...] about What Are the Different Types of Allergy Tests and How Do They Work?
Nose & Sinus Allergy
Sinus infections and recurring allergic reactions affect countless people around the world. From pet dander to dust mites and other common allergens, people deal with worsening allergy symptoms at different points during the year, leading to all sorts of discomfort. While you can use allergy medication to address the symptoms and provide relief, it remains a short-term fix. However, there are … [Read more...] about Chronic Sinus Infections and Allergy Shots: What You Should Know
Coughing, sneezing, runny nose and congestion can be very irritating – especially when they stick around for longer than the course of the typical cold. If these symptoms continue to bother you for more than a few weeks, there is a chance you may be suffering from either sinusitis or allergic rhinitis. Because the indicators of these conditions often overlap, it can be difficult to … [Read more...] about Rhinitis Vs. Sinusitis | ENTFPSS Explains the Difference
The sinuses are a system of hollow, air-filled spaces located on either side of your nose and above/between your eyes. Since the ears, nose and throat are all interconnected, inflammation in the sinuses can lead to problems elsewhere in the ENT region. For instance, ear congestion often occurs in combination with nasal congestion. However, it is also possible to experience congestion in the ears … [Read more...] about Congestion in Ears But Not Nose: What Could It Be?
Persistent sinus pain/pressure, stuffiness that won't abate and ongoing breathing problems are a few common issues which may signal that it's time to see an otolaryngologist. Also known as a sinus specialist or an ENT physician, an otolaryngologist specializes in treating conditions affecting the ear, nose and throat region. If you are experiencing a lingering ENT issue, you may be wondering how … [Read more...] about What To Look For In A Sinus Specialist
Whether they come and go with the seasons or persist throughout the year, nasal & sinus allergies can be a major source of stress and irritation. If you are fed up with symptoms such as sinus pain/pressure, breathing problems or a stuffy nose, you may benefit from visiting an allergy specialist. So, what qualifications should you look for when choosing a provider? This article will offer tips … [Read more...] about What To Look For In An Allergy Specialist