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Ear, Nose & Throat

Baylor Medical Center at Carrollton

Dallas Otolaryngologist 
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Ear, Nose and Throat 

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:

  • Sinusitis and sinus surgery
  • Earaches and ear infections
  • Tonsil and adenoid removal
  • Sleep apnea and sleep disorders
  • Nasal or other facial injuries
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Thyroid disease
  • Hearing problems
  • Balance and vertigo-associated disorders
  • Speech and swallowing disorders

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.

What is Sinusitis?

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.

Symptoms of Sinusitis

Sinus symptoms may include: 
  • Facial pain, pressure
  • Nasal congestion or fullness
  • Difficulty breathing through the nose
  • Yellow or green mucus from the nose
  • Teeth pain
  • Loss of the sense of smell or taste
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Sore throat
  • Bad breath

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.

Treatment Options for Sinusitis

Patients who suffer from sinusitis now have a less invasive surgical treatment option available, the Balloon Sinuplasty™ Technology.

Treatment Options