Sinusitis is the inflammation of the nasal cavity from a viral or bacterial infection. Part of the body’s reaction to the infection causes the sinus lining to swell, blocking the channels that drain the sinuses. This causes mucus and pus to fill up the nose and sinus cavities. The symptoms and inflammation may also be the result of the nose and sinuses reacting to conditions in the environment, triggering an allergic reaction.


Understanding and Addressing Fungal Sinusitis Square

Fungal Sinusitis: Understanding and Addressing Fungal Sinusitis in Woodbury, CT

Fungal sinusitis is a broad term used to describe various situations when fungus might be involved in the cause or symptoms of nasal and sinus inflammation. Our noses facilitate breathing by helping to keep out potentially harmful dirt, allergens, and other agents but when they become infected or inflamed, breathing becomes uncomfortable or difficult. Learn more about some of the common sinus and nasal conditions Naugatuck Valley ENT can diagnose and treat. If you are suffering from sinus and nasal conditions, please contact Naugatuck Valley ENT at (203) 578-4630 to set up an appointment.