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ENT Manhattan
... Some of the many conditions I treat are: Sinuses Sinus Infections Sinusitis/Sinus Disease Snoring & Sleep Apnea Nasal Breathing Problems Balloon Sinuplasty Much More!   In addition, I have an on-site audiologist to perform your hearing tests...

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...  Sinuses Allergy Airplane Precautions Balloon Sinuplasty The Common Cold Gastro-esophageal/Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Snoring/Sleep Apnea Nasal Breathing Problems Sinusitis (Sinus Disease) Sinus Infection Ear Infection   

Gastro-esophageal/Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
...Richard Nass, sinus, ear, nose, and throat specialist in Manhattan GERD, LPR and your sinuses You may not realize it, but there can be a relationship between acid reflux disease, sinusitis, and other nasal problems such as rhinitis...

Sinusitis, Sinus Disease
Home >Services >Sinusitis Sinusitis and Sinus Disease Treatment The paranasal sinuses are cavities within the skull which develop as outgrowths from the nose...

FAQs about Sinusitis
...While most cases of sinusitis are minor and go away on their own, there are some people who deal with chronic or severe symptoms that can be nagging and even debilitating...

Soothing Sinus Disease
Sinus disease, also known as sinusitis, is a common condition that affects millions of Americans every year...

Signs You May Have a Sinus Disease
...   Sinus disease, also called sinusitis, can occur suddenly or may be a chronic problem...

Common Nasal Issues and How We Help
...In many cases, you could be dealing with facial pain if you are a chronic sinusitis sufferer or if you have nasal polyps...

Nasal Breathing Problems
...Your nose and breathing passages may be obstructed from a cold or acute sinusitis...

Sinus Infection
...Unfortunately, if your symptoms have been going on for multiple weeks without any relief then you could be dealing with chronic sinusitis...

Balloon Sinuplasty
... Sinusitis or inflammation of the sinuses affects over 37 million Americans every year...

Chronic Sinusitis
Home > Services > Chronic Sinusitis Chronic Sinusitis Do you suffer from chronic sinusitis...

Are You Suffering From Chronic Sinusitis?
...You may have chronic sinusitis, a condition that can develop after a bout of acute sinusitis...

Sinus Surgery
... When your sinuses are inflamed for long periods of time, and you don’t respond to more conservative medical treatment, you have chronic rhinosinusitis, also called chronic sinusitis...

Airplane Precautions
... If you have acute sinusitis, an acute upper respiratory infection, or an allergy attack you should not fly...

Are You Suffering From Nasal Breathing Problems?
...Your nose and breathing passages may be obstructed from a cold or acute sinusitis...

What Are Chronic Sinus Infections?
... A chronic sinus infection, also known as chronic sinusitis, occurs if your symptoms last for three months or longer...

What is Causing Your Recurring Sinus Infections?
Approximately 29 million adult Americans have been diagnosed with sinusitis (an inflammation of the sinuses) according to the CDC...

Sinuses
...  From allergies to sinusitis, our sinuses can help us breathe and smell, but they can also cause us more problems than we would like...

How Does Balloon Sinuplasty Work?
The occasional sinus infection can typically be treated with other the counter medication and standard treatments, but if you suffer from chronic sinus infections and inflammation (sinusitis), you may find relief with a simple minimally invasive procedure known as a balloon sinuplasty...

Do You Have Nasal Breathing Problems?
...But one of the most common causes of nasal breathing problems is a recurring sinus infection, also called sinusitis...

Dealing With Nasal Breathing Problems
...Your ENT doctor in Manhattan sees scores of patients each year who experience nasal breathing issues such as: Polyps, small benign growths which impede airflow Chronic sinusitis and congestion A deviated septum, an obstructive change in an otherwise straight divider between the right and left nostril (a very common problem, say ENT doctors at the Cleveland Clinic) Allergic rhinitis, a leading cause of chronic illness in the US, says the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Colds and flu and their copious mucous and congestion Diagnosing and treating problems with your nose Dr...

Nose and Mouth
... Allergies and Hay Fever Antihistamines, Decongestants, and "Cold" Remedies Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Facial Sports Injuries 20 Questions about Your Sinuses Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever) Allergic Rhinitis, Sinusitis, and Rhinosinusitis Antibiotics and Sinusitis Are We Through With Chew Yet...

Head and Neck
... Bell's Palsy Children and Facial Paralysis Dizziness and Motion Sickness Facial Plastic Surgery Facial Sports Injuries Children and Facial Trauma Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Pediatric Head and Neck Tumors Sinus Pain Sinusitis Fall Prevention Head and Neck Cancer Sinus Headaches Thyroid Disorders and Surgery TMJ

Pediatric
... Pediatric Sinusitis Secondhand Smoke and Children

Cholesteatoma
...When the eustachian tubes work poorly, perhaps due to allergy, a cold, or sinusitis, the air in the middle ear is absorbed by the body, creating a partial vacuum in the ear...

How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat
... Pediatric sinusitis: Allergies should be considered in children who have persistent or recurrent sinus disease...

Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Children
...The latter can cause recurrent ear infections, or persistent middle ear fluid, and even symptoms of sinusitis...

Pediatric GERD (Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease) and Your Otolaryngologist
...Consequently, other typical symptoms could include crying/irritability, poor appetite/feeding and swallowing difficulties, failure to thrive/weight loss, regurgitation ("wet burps" or outright vomiting), stomach aches (dyspepsia), abdominal/chest pain (heartburn), sore throat, hoarseness, apnea, laryngeal and tracheal stenoses, asthma/wheezing, chronic sinusitis, ear infections/fluid, and dental caries...

Secondhand Smoke
...Secondhand smoke can aggravate sinusitis, rhinitis, cystic fibrosis, and chronic respiratory problems such as cough and postnasal drip...

Sore Throats
...This infection can also damage the heart valves (rheumatic fever) and kidneys (nephritis), cause scarlet fever, tonsillitis, pneumonia, sinusitis, and ear infections...

20 Questions about Your Sinuses
...How common is sinusitis...

Allergic Rhinitis, Sinusitis, and Rhinosinusitis
...If facial pain or a greenish-yellow nasal discharge occurs, a qualified ear, nose, and throat specialist can provide appropriate sinusitis treatment...

Antibiotics and Sinusitis
... Acute sinusitis is one of many medical disorders that can be caused by a bacterial infection...

Deviated Septum
The shape of your nasal cavity could be the cause of chronic sinusitis...

Do I Have Sinusitis?
Sinusitis is inflammation of the lining membrane of any sinus...

How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat
... Pediatric sinusitis: Allergic rhinitis can cause enough inflammation to obstruct the openings to the sinuses...

Sinus Headaches
... Symptoms Of Sinusitis Pain in the sinus area does not automatically mean that you have a sinus disorder...

Sinus Pain
... Each year, more than 37 million Americans suffer from sinusitis, which typically includes nasal congestion, thick yellow-green nasal discharge, facial pain, and pressure...

Sinus Surgery
The ear, nose, and throat specialist will prescribe many medications (antibiotics, decongestants, nasal steroid sprays, antihistamines) and procedures (flushing) for treating acute sinusitis...

Sinusitis: Special Considerations for Aging Patients
...1 percent report that they suffer from chronic sinusitis; for those 75 years and older, the rate declines to 13...

Tips for Sinus Sufferers
Symptoms Of Sinusitis: Symptoms of upper respiratory infection lasting ten days or more Facial pressure or pain Nasal discharge that is yellow or green Post-nasal drip Cough At-Home Treatments For Sinusitis: Saline nasal sprays that moisturize the nasal cavity, reduce dryness, and help clear thick or crusty mucus Humidification (moisturizing the air) of living spaces in dry climates will aid the movement of mucus through the sinuses A Physician Visit For Your Sinus Pain Will: Determine if you have an infection requiring an appropriate antibiotic treatment Discover if you require intensive medical treatment for a condition such as a nasal obstructions, necessitating sinus surgery

Fungal Sinusitis
...When this occurs, fungal sinusitis results...

Post-Nasal Drip
...In cases of chronic sinusitis, surgery to open the blocked sinuses may be required...

Sinusitis
Insight into sinus problems in adults and children How are sinusitis symptoms different than a cold or allergy...

Stuffy Noses
...Acute sinus infections generally respond to antibiotic treatment; chronic sinusitis may require surgery...

Sinus Pain
... Each year, more than 37 million Americans suffer from sinusitis, which typically includes nasal congestion, thick yellow-green nasal discharge, facial pain, and pressure...

Sinusitis: Special Considerations for Aging Patients
...1 percent report that they suffer from chronic sinusitis; for those 75 years and older, the rate declines to 13...

Sinus Headaches
... Symptoms Of Sinusitis Pain in the sinus area does not automatically mean that you have a sinus disorder...

How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat
... Pediatric sinusitis: Allergic rhinitis can cause enough inflammation to obstruct the openings to the sinuses...

Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Children
... In infants and children, chronic exposure of the laryngeal structures to acidic contents may cause long term airway problems such as a narrowing of the area below the vocal cords (subglottic stenosis), hoarseness, and possibly eustachian tube dysfunction causing recurrent ear infections, or persistent middle ear fluid, and even symptoms of "sinusitis...

Pediatric GERD
...Consequently, other typical symptoms could include crying/irritability, poor appetite/feeding and swallowing difficulties, failure to thrive/weight loss, regurgitation ("wet burps" or outright vomiting), stomach aches (dyspepsia), abdominal/chest pain (heartburn), sore throat, hoarseness, apnea, laryngeal and tracheal stenoses, asthma/wheezing, chronic sinusitis, ear infections/fluid, and dental caries...

Pediatric Sinusitis
...Unlike in adults, pediatric sinusitis is difficult to diagnose because symptoms can be subtle and the causes complex...

Secondhand Smoke and Children
...Secondhand smoke can aggravate sinusitis, rhinitis, cystic fibrosis, and chronic respiratory problems such as cough and postnasal drip...

Colesteatoma
...Cuando la trompa de Eustaquio trabaja inadecuadamente, tal vez debido a una causa alérgica, un resfrío o sinusitis, el aire en el oído medio es absorbido por el cuerpo, creando un vacío parcial en el oído...

El Humo del Tabaco Ambiental y los Niños
...El fumar pasivamente agrava la sinusitis, la rinitis, la fibrosis quística, y los problemas respiratorios crónicos tales como la tos y el goteo nasal posterior...

Rinitis alérgica, sinusitis y rinosinusitis
...Si el dolor facial o un color verdoso-amarillo se produce en la secreción nasal, puede tratarse de sinusitis y el otorrinolaringólogo puede proporcionar un tratamiento adecuado...

¿Tengo sinusitis?
¿Tengo sinusitis...

Reflujo Gastroesofágico (ERGE)
... Otorrinolaringólogos, o médico de oído, nariz y garganta, tienen una amplia experiencia con las herramientas para el diagnóstico de ERGE y son especialistas en el tratamiento de muchas de las complicaciones de la ERGE, como: sinusitis e infecciones del oído, garganta e inflamación de la laringe, esófago de Barrett y ulceraciones del esófago...