You can get food poisoning after eating food contaminated by viruses or bacteria.
Other types of food poisoning can be caused by parasites or exposures to toxins or chemical agents.
Food poisoning causes anything from mild to severe acute discomfort and may leave you temporarily dehydrated.
Mild cases may last only a few hours or days, but more serious types, such as botulism or certain forms of chemical or toxin poisoning, are severe and possibly life-threatening unless you get medical...
Traditional surgery is an effective
method of treating chronic sinusitis or sinusitis that has caused
Serious risks include:
Leakage of the
fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord.
Inflammation of the
membrane that covers the brain
What To Think About
Endoscopic surgery has become the
standard type of surgery done for chronic sinusitis. But traditional surgery is
still the best choice in certain cases. The type of surgery you have will
depend on which sinuses are affected and how severely they are damaged.1 To learn more, see the topic Endoscopic Surgery for
Surgical treatment of sinusitis should be considered
only when more conservative approaches, such as home treatment and medications,