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By Richard Nass, M.D
August 27, 2019
Category: ENT Treatments

How your sinus, ear, nose, and throat specialist in Manhattan, NY, can help with sinus problems

Sinus complications are uncomfortable, annoying, and very stubborn, as they often fail to respond to over-the-counter sinus medications. sinusitisFortunately, here at Dr. Richard Nass's Manhattan office, your ENT specialist can help you find relief from sinus problems—read on to learn how.

 

More about sinus issues and how we can help

Sinus complications often occur due to allergies. Producing symptoms such as a stuffy nose, dizziness, breathing problems, and recurrent headaches, allergic reactions are commonly caused by exposure to grass and flower pollens, pet dander, mold, and dust mites. To alleviate these issues, the first step is to perform an allergy test so as to determine what exactly you are allergic to.

Once you and your doctor have determined the source of your allergies, it’s best to try and avoid those substances. Other allergy treatments include shots and sublingual immunotherapy. Treating the underlying allergy can help prevent future sinus complications.

Other sinus complication can result from inflammations due to virus, fungus, or bacterial infection. In these cases, your sinuses can feel full of pressure and chronic, throbbing pain. Other signs and symptoms include:

  • A greenish-yellow fluid coming from your nose
  • Persistent coughing and congestion
  • Persistent earaches, headaches, or sore throat

If you are experiencing these issues, you can try a few simple home remedies to get relief from sinus problems. Consider:

  • Placing a humidifier in your bedroom to soothe your sinuses
  • Irrigating your sinuses with saline solution to keep nasal passages clear
  • Taking over-the-counter pain and anti-inflammatory medications

For stubborn sinus complications, it’s best to visit an expert ENT specialist. Your doctor may recommend:

  • Prescription-strength antihistamines, decongestants, or antibiotics
  • Prescription-strength corticosteroids and anti-inflammatory medications
  • Sinus surgery including balloon sinuplasty to open up blocked nasal passages

 

Need relief? Give us a call

If you are experiencing problems with your sinuses, it’s time to call Dr. Richard Nass, your ENT specialist in Manhattan, NY. Dial (212) 734-4515 now to schedule a consultation.


By Richard Nass, M.D
August 20, 2019
Category: ENT Care
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But our commitment to proper ENT health remains the same!

We are proud to announce that the office of Dr. Richard Nass, your trusted Sinus Specialist, has moved to a bright, new ENT Checkupspace, set in a more convenient location. Although now situated in 161 Madison Avenue Suite 11 W, Dr. Nass’s office still remains committed to bringing those in Manhattan the best ENT care possible.

As always, we are here to provide a wide range of services to boost the health of your sinuses, ear, nose, and throat. Some of these include:

  • Remedies for nasal breathing problems
  • Diagnoses and treatments for sleep apnea
  • Treatment for sinusitis
  • Balloon sinuplasty
  • Facial Pain
  • Ear infection treatment

Whether you’re already a faithful patient or seeing an ENT physician for the first time, give us a call at 212-734-4515 to schedule a consultation at our new Manhattan office, located on 161 Madison Avenue Suite 11 W, New York, NY 10016.