Sinusitis - Exams and Tests
Diagnosis of sinusitis is usually based on your medical history and physical examination. A detailed history of the problem often can be of more value to the diagnosis than a physical exam.
Environmental Illness - Health Tools
Health tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. How to control allergens in your home ...
Sinusitis - 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.
Sinusitis: Over-the-Counter Medicines - Topic Overview
Medicines available without a prescription may help relieve pain and promote sinus drainage. Try pain relievers such as aspirin,ibuprofen,or acetaminophen to relieve facial pain and headache. Do not give aspirin to anyone under age 20 because of the risk of Reye syndrome. Try using a decongestant nasal spray or decongestant nose drops. Avoid using these products for more than 3 days in a ...
Best and Worst Flowers for People With Allergies
You don’t have to give up gardening just because you have allergies. Here is a list of plants, trees, bushes, and grasses that won't aggrevate allergies.
WebMD discusses how chemicals in fragrances, shampoos, cleaners, and other products can cause allergic reactions. Learn about symptoms, causes, and treatments.
Pollen Allergy Checklist
If someone in your family has a pollen allergy, there are things you can do to ease -- and prevent -- symptoms. Try these tips from WebMD.
Food Allergy Checklist
WebMD gives you tips for avoiding foods that trigger your allergies -- dining in or out.
Food Substitutes for Soy Allergy
If you have a soy allergy, there are substitute ingredients for soy in many recipes. WebMD explains.
Relief for Allergies While Traveling
You don't have to be miserable when you travel with allergies. WebMD gives you tips for taming your allergies on the road.