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  1. Environmental Illness - Surgery

    Surgery is used only when treatment with medications has failed to control sinusitis. When certain rare complications develop, such as when the infection spreads to the bone or inside the brain, surgery may be needed in addition to antibiotics.

  2. Environmental Illness - Cause

    Sinusitis is most often the result of a viral infection that causes the mucous membrane lining the inside of the nose and the sinuses to become inflamed.

  3. Environmental Illness - Topic Overview

    What is an environmental illness?Chemicals, fumes, pollution, allergens, and other health hazards are common in our environment, and sometimes they can make us sick. Maybe you have mysterious headaches that only occur on weekends. Or you develop nausea and a rash after moving into a newly built home. Such symptoms can be caused by exposure to toxins commonly found in our homes, workplaces, and ...

  4. Environmental Illness - Frequently Asked Questions

    Learning about environmental illness:What is an environmental illness?What causes an environmental illness?What can I do to make my home healthier?Can molds cause allergies?Why do environmental illnesses have a greater impact on children? Being diagnosed:What should I look for if I think my home or workplace is making me sick?Can I determine whether a building has a mold problem?How will a doctor

  5. Food Allergies - What Increases Your Risk

    Your risk of developing sinusitis increases if you have recently had a cold, another viral or bacterial infection, or an upper respiratory tract infection. Also, chronic nasal allergies (allergic rhinitis) can lead to sinusitis.

  6. Environmental Illness - What to Think About

    This procedure is more likely to succeed if you follow your doctor's instructions for postsurgery care. A doctor needs special training to use a laser. ...

  7. Environmental Illness - Topic Overview

    What is sinusitis? Sinusitis is infection or inflammation of the mucous membranes that line the inside of the nose and sinuses. Sinuses are hollow spaces, or cavities, located around your eyes, cheeks, and nose.

  8. Environmental Illness - Topic Overview

    What is postnasal drip? Your nose and throat make mucus all the time. This mucus keeps your nose and throat moist,and it clears away bacteria and other things that can cause infections and allergies. Most of the time,this mucus is swallowed and you don't even notice it. But when you have a cold,congestion,or allergies,the amount of mucus can increase,build up,and thicken. The feeling ...

  9. Environmental Illness - How Well It Works

    Septoplasty is a common nasal surgery, and most people recover well. ...

  10. Environmental Illness - Risks

    All surgery has a small risk of infection or bleeding. In addition, septoplasty carries a small risk of a hole (perforation) forming in the septum. A perforation rarely requires treatment. Additional surgery may be needed if the perforation causes discomfort or an infection develops.Streptococcus and staphylococcus bacteria appear normally in some people. Packing the nose after surgery in people .

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