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:
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Sinus infection (sinusitis). National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases website. Available at: http://www3.niaid.nih.gov/topics/sinusitis/ . Accessed September 12, 2008.
Last reviewed July 2008 by ]]>Elie Edmond Rebeiz, MD, FACS]]>
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