Sinus Treatment

Overview

The inflammation of sinus linings due to viral infection is called Sinusitis. The sinuses are small, air-filled cavities present behind the cheekbones and forehead. These cavities produce mucus that drains into the nose through small channels. When the channels get blocked due to the inflammation of sinus linings, the condition is called sinusitis and can sometimes only be cured through sinus treatment in Hyderabad. 

Though, sinusitis with mild symptoms can be treated at home but if the condition does not improves or gets worse then you need to look for best sinus treatment in hyderabad. The surgeon can perform the effective sinus infection treatment to treat it well.So, make sure to choose the best hospital for sinus surgery in hyderabad.

What causes sinusitis?

Sinusitis occurs when cold or flu virus spread in the lining of sinuses. Though the exact cause of sinusitis is not known but it can occur due to:

  • allergies
  • nasal polyps
  • Smoking
  • weak immune system

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Signs and symptoms

Some common symptoms for sinusitis treatment in Hyderabad are:

  • discharge from nose
  • blocked nose
  • pain around cheeks, eyes or forehead
  • sinus headache
  • fever
  • toothache
  • bad breath
Quitting smoking also helps to improve your cough.

When to see your GP

There is no need to see your GP if you experience mild symtoms, but you need to consult GP when
  • symptoms are severe or getting worse
  • frequent episodes of sinusitis

Your GP can diagnose sinusitis from the symptoms and by examining the inside of your nose. For severe or recurrent sinusitis, they may refer you to an ENT specialist for further assessment. Make sure you choose best hospital for sinus surgery in Hyderabad.  

Sinusitis Treatment

Sinusitis is a viral infection which clears on its own, so usually there is no need to see GP. But if the condition is severe or doesn’t improve (chronic sinusitis), then you need to consult a specialist for chronic sinus treatment in Hyderabad.
For mild symptoms, you can take care of yourself following these tips : 

  • Take over-the-counter painkillers such as paracetamol and ibuprofen.
  • Use decongestant nasal sprays or corticosteroid drops to unblock your nose. Corticosteroids are medications that can help to reduce inflammation. The nasal drops or sprays can help reduce the swelling in sinuses.
  • Apply warm packs to your face to soothe pain.
  • Regularly clean the inside of your nose with a with a saline solution to unblock your nose and reduce nasal discharge.

However, if the symptoms don’t improve or are getting worse then you need to have proper sinusitis treatment or surgery. Virinchi Hospitals are the best hospital for sinus surgery in Hyderabad. 

Surgery

The doctor will recommend for sinus treatment in Hyderabad only if the condition is severe or becoming worse with time. Sinusitis surgery called functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) is recommended to improve the mucus drainage from the sinuses. The process FESS is usually done under general anaesthesia. During the process, the surgeon will insert an endoscope (thin tube to magnify the inside of nose)into the nose. Through it, the surgeon can see the opening of your sinuses and insert small surgical instruments. Then the surgeon will either: 

  • Remove the tissues or nasal polyps which are blocking the affected sinus.
  • Widen the sinuses by inflating a tiny balloon in the drainage passage which is known as a balloon catheter dilation.

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