Treatment from our skilled allergists can help you put an end to chronic sinus infections in Ojai CA.
It is easy to confuse the symptoms of a cold and a sinus infection. Indeed, colds often lead to sinus infections. However, when sinus infections drag on, they turn into a different problem known as chronic sinus infections. These types of infections may have nothing to do with a cold, but are often instead caused by allergies and related conditions. For treatment of these types of chronic sinus infections in Ojai CA, you want to consult an experienced allergist who understands the link between your immune system and your symptoms.
What Causes Chronic Sinus Infections?
Many conditions that cause inflammation and swelling in the nasal passages can lead to chronic sinus infections in Ojai CA. Some common examples include:
- Hay Fever
- Allergic Asthma
- Nasal Polyps
- Deviated Septum
Diagnosing Chronic Sinus Infections in Ojai CA
At Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Medical Group, we have many different tools at our disposal to help us diagnose the root cause of chronic sinus infections in Ojai CA, including:
- Allergy skin tests to identify hay fever and allergic asthma triggers
- Rhinoscopy to examine nasal polyps
- CAT scans to view the sinus cavities and check for a deviated septum
Every patient is different, so naturally we have many different options for treating chronic sinus infections in Ojai CA. We can provide immediate relief in the form of antibiotics, saline irrigation, and corticosteroids to help control the infection and reduce swelling. To make sure the relief lasts, we also provide treatment options to control the root cause of your chronic sinus infections and make you less susceptible to them. For example, we can provide medications to control hay fever and allergic asthma or refer you to a surgeon for removal of stubborn nasal polyps.
Ready to Find Relief?
Are you ready to put an end to the cycle of suffering that is chronic sinus infections in Ojai CA? Please contact us at 805-658-9500 to schedule your first consultation at Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Medical Group. Our expert allergy doctors will be happy to answer all your questions and provide safe and effective treatment options.