Sinus Disease (Sinusitis)

Sinus disease or sinusitis is very common in industrialized countries and it contributes to significant respiratory disease. It causes significant illness, including congestion, headaches, post-nasal drainage, and nasal polyps. Complications of sinus disease include face, eye, and brain abscesses, nerve injury to any of the cranial nerves (nerves to the face and head) near the sinuses, local bone destruction, spinal fluid leaks, and sometimes even death.
There are two types of sinus infections. Short-term, or acute, sinus infections appear and then clear up in a matter of days or weeks. Long-term, or chronic, sinus infections continue for months or keep coming back.

Causes and Symptoms

The sinuses are air-filled spaces in the skull. They are located behind the forehead, nasal bones, cheeks, and eyes. Healthy sinuses contain no bacteria or other germs. Most of the time, mucus can drain out and air is able to flow through the sinuses.
When the sinus openings become blocked or too much mucus builds up, bacteria and other germs can grow more easily.

Sinusitis is usually caused by one of these conditions:

  1. Small hairs (cilia) in the sinuses fail to properly to move mucus out. This may be due to some medical conditions.
  2. Colds and allergies may cause too much mucus to be made or block the opening of the sinuses.
  3. A deviated nasal septum, nasal bone spur, or nasal polyps may block the opening of the sinuses.

The symptoms of sinus disease include:

  1. Nasal obstruction and congestion
  2. Thick nasal mucus
  3. Pain in the face
  4. Headache and toothache
  5. Sometimes malaise with sore throat and cough
  6. Fever
  7. Fever and chills suggest an extension of the infection beyond the sinuses
Diagnosis and Treatment

The doctor performs the physical examination mainly by checking the face and nasal cavity. Often diagnosis may be problematic since symptoms often mimic those of the common cold. X-rays are required only in complicated cases. In cases of chronic paranasal sinus disease, confirmatory testing is advised by direct visualization or CT scan.

Medical treatment for chronic and/or recurrent sinus disease may involve the use of steroids, antibiotics, topical nasal sprays, and allergy medicines. Allergy testing as an adjunct is also beneficial many times to identify something in the environment that may be triggering the inflammation that is happening in the nose.

Surgery and medication for recurrent and chronic sinusitis generally target facilitating the drainage of the sinuses so the sinuses are less likely to back up. Medications primarily decrease the inflammation of the lining that is swelling to block the sinus or thin the mucous so it may drain easier. Sinus surgery is generally directed at enlarging the openings of the sinuses so they do not become blocked in the first place.

Why Choose CARE?

About the Institute of ENT

The Institute of ENT at CARE Hospitals is the best in the country. A full fledged superspeciality centre, this department has a team of highly experienced personnel and access to advanced technology, thus ensuring that all aspects of ENT, facial plastic surgeries and head & neck surgeries are dealt with efficiently. The ENT department offers a wide range of emergency and non-emergency services and has a dedicated team that provides round the clock patient care.

 Unparalleled team of professionals

The Institute of ENT at CARE Hospitals has an unparalleled team of experts that employs ultra modern technology to diagnose and treat a spectrum of issues associated with the ears, nose, throat, face, neck and head. The dedication of this team enables CARE Hospitals to carry out the largest number of surgeries in Hyderabad – from very basic surgeries to handling advanced and complex cases. CARE Hospitals creates an environment of excellence in diagnosis, treatment and academics thus ensuring positive clinical outcomes.

Highly advanced technology

The Institute of ENT at CARE Hospitals uses state of the art technology such as the Zeiss Sensera microscope with observer eyepiece and video camera, Karl Storz nasal endoscopic equipment, Zeiss Microscope OPMI with high-resolution objective lens and high depth lens, Latest HD (High Definition) cameras and monitors, Medtronic Microdebrider, Skeeter drill and Indigo Mastoid drills, etc in order to diagnose and treat issues of the ear, neck, throat, nose, head, and face.

Our Locations

Banjara Hills

The CARE Group’s flagship CARE Hospitals, located in Banjara Hills – a prime location in Hyderabad, was set up in the year 2000. Today, the multispecialty hospital has 435 beds, including 120 critical care beds, with an annual inflow of 1,80,000 outpatients and 16,000 in-patients.

Address 
Road No 1
Banjara Hills
Hyderabad – 500034

Email 
info@carehospitals.com

Phone
+91-40-30418888
Emergency
105711

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Banjara Hills(Outpatient)

The Group’s flagship CARE Hospitals, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad — a super specialty hospital — began patient care delivery at the CARE Outpatient Centre in October 2012. Located in the heart of the city, a km away from the in-patient hospital, it is India’s largest integrated outpatient centre with 65 beds.

Address 
Road No 10
Banjara Hills
Hyderabad – 500034

Email 
info@carehospitals.com

Phone
+91-40-39310444
Emergency
105711

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Nampally

CARE Hospitals, Nampally, Hyderabad, is the first hospital established by the CARE Hospitals Group in 1997. The hospital began as a 100-bed Heart Institute, focusing on cardiac care with a core team of 20 cardiologists, one operating theatre and one catheterization laboratory. The hospital was expanded and upgraded in the year 1998 and again in 2000 and is now a 266 bed facility.

Address 
Exhibition Grounds Road
Nampally
Hyderabad – 500001

Email 
info@carehospitals.com

Phone
+91-40-30417777
Emergency
+91-40-30417777

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Musheerabad

Guru Nanak CARE Hospitals, Musheerabad, Hyderabad, is a 101-bed multispecialty hospital, equipped with the best of both medical staff and infrastructure. With round-the-clock facilities and the best medical expertise, the hospital offers patients specialized care in over 45 specialties.

Address 
1-4-908/7/1
Musheerabad
Hyderabad – 500020

Email 
info@carehospitals.com

Phone
+040-30219000/9111/9123
Emergency
+040-30219000/9111/9123

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Market Street

CARE Hospitals, Secunderabad, was established on 1st June 1998. It has earned the reputation of being the best family hospital in the neighborhood and has treated hundreds of patients successfully over the years.

Address 
Near Clock Tower
Market Street
Secunderabad – 500003

Email 
info@carehospitals.com

Phone
+91-40-30114500
Emergency
+91-40-30114500

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Hi-tech City

The new 275-beds CARE Hospitals near Hi-tech City, is strategically located in Hyderabad’s silicon hub and is one of the most modern facilities in the region. It offers personalized care to the software population in a 3,10,000 sq ft area with 13 floors.

Address 
Old Mumbai Highway
Near Cyberabad Police Commissionerate
Hyderabad-500032

Email 
info@carehospitals.com

Phone
+91-40-33623500–3999
Emergency
1800 108 3999

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Ramnagar

CARE Hospitals, Ramnagar, Visakhapatnam, is an integral part of the CARE Hospitals Group and has been delivering quality healthcare since 1999. It continues to uphold the CARE Group’s mission of providing guidance, care and relief to all patients. Care with compassion and emphasis on putting the patient’s interests above one’s own are the hallmarks of the Group.

Address 
A S Raja Complex
Waltair Main Road, Ramnagar
Visakhapatnam – 530002

Email 
info@carehospitals.com

Phone
+91-891-3041444
Emergency
+91 891 2522622

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Maharanipeta

CARE Hospitals, Visakhapatnam, made a name as a premier Heart Institute after its inception in 1999. On 11th December 2009, the hospital became part of the CARE Hospitals Group, and was re-launched by Mr. N. Sambasiva Rao, Commissioner of Police, Visakhapatnam.

Address 
17-1-1, KGH Road
Maharanipeta
Visakhapatnam – 530002

Email 
info@carehospitals.com

Phone
+91-0891-3067000
Emergency
+91 891 3067044/22

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Railway New Colony

The new CARE Hospitals at Railway New Colony introduces a bouquet of services for residents of the smart city. This is the third CARE Hospitals Group facility in the city. Like the other two hospitals in Vizag, the facility is well designed with comfortable seating arrangements in the OPD.

Address 
43-9-201, SLV Arcade
Opp Sreekanya Theatre
Railway New Colony
Visakhapatnam – 530016

Email 
info@carehospitals.com

Phone
+91-0891-2554811, 2754811, 2784811
Emergency
+91-0891-2554811

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Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals

Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals is the leading corporate multispecialty hospital in Raipur, with 215 beds. The preferred hospital for the people of Chhattisgarh and the adjoining states, Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals strives to integrate new ideas and research with humane care and compassion. With the installation of a cath lab and commencement of cardiothoracic surgery, Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals is set to develop into a centre of cardiovascular care and an institution of excellence in the state of Chhattisgarh.

Address 
Aurobindo Enclave,
Pachpedhi Naka,
Dhamtari Road
Raipur – 492001

Email 
info@carehospitals.com

Phone
+91-771-3003300/ 1 / 2
Emergency
+91 771 3003364 /457/364

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Aditya CARE Hospitals

CARE Hospitals, Bhubaneswar, was inaugurated on 24th September 2007; full-fledged services started from October 2007 onwards. The 98-bed largest, private, multi-superspecialty corporate hospital in the city, it has experienced doctors, well-trained paramedical professionals and state-of-the-art equipment. CARE Hospitals has incorporated the latest techniques in patient care to stay abreast of the changing scenario in medical science while providing quality health care at an affordable price.

Address 
Plot No 329/1929 (P),
Chandrasekharpur
Bhubaneswar – 751016

Email 
info@carehospitals.com

Phone
+91-674-3053200
Emergency
+91 9937299112

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Bhubaneswar – (Prachi Enclave)

The CARE Hospitals Group’s first greenfield hospital, and its second facility in the city, is now operational at Prachi Enclave, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. A state-of-the-art multi superspecialty hospital it offers services in the core specialties of Cardiac Sciences, Neuro Sciences, Renal Sciences, Medical and Surgical Gastroenterology and Orthopedics, as well as high-end Critical Care and Emergency medicine and all major specialties.

Address 
Plot No. 324, Unit No. 42,
Prachi Enclave , Chandrasekharpur,
Bhubaneswar – 751016

Email 
info@carehospitals.com

Phone
0674-3021999
Emergency
+91-7077711777

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Nagpur

CARE Hospitals, Nagpur, has been acclaimed as a hospital par excellence for its contribution to healthcare in Nagpur city and the surrounding regions. This 105-bed hospital, commissioned on 19 November 2006, has earned a reputation for being the best provider of quality healthcare of international standards at affordable rates.

Address 
3 Farmland, Panchsheel Square
Ramdaspeth, Wardha Road
Nagpur – 440012

Email 
info@carehospitals.com

Phone
+91-712-3982222
Emergency
+91 9423623456

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Galaxy CARE Hospitals

Galaxy CARE was recently upgraded to a multispecialty 125-bed facility. New services such as a Cath Lab have been added. The Laboratory, General Ward and Endocrinology Departments have come up on an entirely new fourth floor. With its modern infrastructure and vibrant colours that are more than matched by the energy and enthusiasm of the team.

Address 
25-A Karve Road
Pune – 411004

Email 
info@carehospitals.com

Phone
+91-20-30244100
Emergency
+91 20 30244100/2/3

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