Treatment from our skilled allergists can help you put an end to chronic sinus infections in Thousand Oaks CA.
Have you ever had a cold that just seemed to linger on and on? You may have actually had a sinus infection. If these kinds of cold-like symptoms recur and persist, you may be suffering from 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 this kind of chronic sinus infection, you can’t go to just any doctor. Instead you need to visit an allergist who understands the link between allergic conditions and chronic sinus infections in Thousand Oaks CA and can provide treatment solutions for both problems.
What Causes Chronic Sinus Infections?
Chronic sinus infections in Thousand Oaks CA occur when lack of proper drainage in the sinuses allows bacteria to thrive. This can occur if your nose is stopped up by a cold, but also if you have one of these conditions:
- Hay Fever
- Allergic Asthma
- Nasal Polyps
- Deviated Septum
Diagnosing Chronic Sinus Infections in Thousand Oaks CA
At Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Medical Group, we have the skills and experience needed to perform and interpret various diagnostic tests that can help uncover the root cause of your chronic sinus infections in Thousand Oaks CA. Based on your case history we may recommend:
- 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
We help you find lasting relief from chronic sinus infections in Thousand Oaks CA using a variety of different treatment options. We can provide immediate relief in the form of antibiotics, saline irrigation, and corticosteroids to help control the infection and reduce swelling. We also work hard to help you manage the underlying condition that is making you susceptible to chronic sinus infections, so that you can experience lasting relief. 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?
If you have chronic sinus infections in Thousand Oaks CA, it’s time to stop suffering. 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.