The paranasal sinuses are a series of hollow chambers that surround the nasal chamber. The sinuses and the nose share a similar lining called the mucosa. This mucosa covers the entire system and consists of structural cells, mucus-producing cells, and hair cells called cilia. The cilia beat back and forth to move the mucus from the … Read More

Continuing our sojourn into the land of sinusitis, we will now explore treatment options. For ENT doctors, the primary goal of sinus treatment is to restore the normal sinus drainage patterns, allowing the sinus to clean itself. The first step for treatment is medication and at-home supportive care, which may include antibiotics to kill bacterial infections. In … Read More

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