While research is flourishing, questions linger about the microbiome and its role in otolaryngology.
Articles tagged with "Sinusitis"
Routine antibiotic treatment in primary care setting offers little clinical benefit, and is associated with adverse effects including antibiotic resistance
Patients with orbital SPA who have advanced ophthalmologic findings such as impaired visual acuity, or large abscesses, should be treated surgically, while less serious cases can be treated conservatively with IV antibiotics, nasal saline lavage, and topical decongestants
Activated hexose correlated compound (AHCC) and ginseng are some doctor-recommended, go-to complementary and alternative medicine treatments for patients with chronic sinusitis
Long-duration therapy with macrolide antibiotics has been advocated for the treatment of recalcitrant chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). However, uncertainty exists as to which patients will respond to such treatment, the degree of benefit likely to be obtained, and the relevant risks to the patient and community at large