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deviated septum

The Dangers of Living with a Deviated Septum

The nose has two nostrils that are divided by a partition made of bone and cartilage, known as the septum. This wall doesn’t usually create two perfectly symmetrical nostrils. Instead, it causes a mismatch in size where one nasal airway is bigger. Normally, a deviated septum is no cause for ...
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Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

How to Prepare for an Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

If you suffer from nasal polyps, congestion, frequent sinus infections or other type of issues that affect your ability to breathe comfortably, you may benefit from minimally invasive image-guided endoscopic sinus surgery. It's a safe and minimally invasive treatment alternative to traditional sinus surgery. Endoscopic sinus surgery in Dr. Cohen’s ...
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Frequent Sinus Headache Treatments

Frequent Sinus Headache Treatments

Sinus headaches are quite literally a pain to deal with. The distress and discomfort are often enough to temporarily put a person down for the count. Headaches caused by sinus infections occur because of congestion and inflammation in the nasal and sinus cavities. The sinus infection itself is usually triggered ...
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Sinus Headaches

The Causes of Daily Sinus Headaches

Headaches are a common symptom of many medical conditions, including the common cold, migraines, sinusitis, and other upper respiratory ailments. But how do you know if those daily headaches are because of a sinus infection or something else? Headaches are nothing to take lightly and can make life downright miserable, ...
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Treatments for Chronic Sinusitis

Effective Treatments for Chronic Sinusitis

Anyone experiencing ongoing or recurring sinus symptoms should see an ENT or sinus specialist for treatment. The Southern California Sinus Institute and Dr. Alen Cohen offer sinus treatment options that go beyond symptom management and target the cause for long-term relief. It’s important for anyone with sinus infections to understand ...
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chronic sinusitis

Causes of Chronic Sinusitis

Acute sinus infections are very common, and often confused as the common cold or flu by some people. They both have similar symptoms that can take up to one to three weeks to go away.  Symptoms that persist longer than that and reappear indicate that chronic sinusitis may be to ...
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