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Otolaryngologists, also called ear, nose and throat or ENT specialists, treat diseases and injuries affecting the ear, nose and throat, as well as the head and neck. Whether you're battling a balance disorder, having trouble hearing or simply sick of seasonal allergies, the ENT specialists on the medical staff at Baylor Carrollton can help you or your family with treatment for conditions including:
With a patient-focused approach, the experts on our medical staff at Baylor Carrollton use advanced innovations and technology to find the source of the problem and get you the personalized treatment you need so you can feel like yourself again.
Sinusitis refers to inflammation of the sinuses that occurs with a viral, bacterial, or fungal infection. Also, blockage of the sinus opening (ostium) can inhibit normal mucus drainage that may lead to infection and inflammation of the sinus.
Types of Sinusitis
There are two types of sinusitis: acute and chronic. Symptoms of acute sinusitis can last for several days. However, if symptoms occur frequently or persist for more than three months, it may be chronic sinusitis.
For a referral to an otolaryngologist on the medical staff at Baylor Carrollton, call 1.800.4BAYLOR or search our online physician directory.
Patients who suffer from sinusitis now have a less invasive surgical treatment option available, the Balloon Sinuplasty™ Technology.
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