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Dr. Boyd Herndon has extensive experience helping people with sinusitis in the Port Neches area. With his extensive knowledge and expertise, he can provide you with the relief you need. At your consultation, he will provide a thorough evaluation and make recommendations for treatment. Don't wait any longer to get the relief you need. Contact Dr. Boyd Herndon to schedule a sinusitis consultation in Port Neches today!

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The sinuses are a series of inter-connected, hollowed spaces in the skull. Their walls are lined with mucus-secreting membranes. Small hairs sweep the mucus out of the sinuses so it can drain out through your nose. These mucus membranes may become infected or inflamed because of a cold or allergies, and can swell up and block the nasal passages so that fluid from the sinuses can't drain. Buildup of fluid in the sinuses causes pressure and pain. Doctors call this sinusitis.

Acute sinusitis comes on quickly and then leaves. With chronic sinusitis, people have symptoms virtually all the time, and take many courses of medications such as antibiotics to treat the inflammation. Severe sinusitis may require surgical opening of the passageways with rigid steel instruments placed up through the nostril to remove bone and tissue blocking the drainage.

With the introduction of the innovative Balloon Sinuplasty technology, there is now a minimally invasive way to widen the sinus opening. Using this technology a balloon catheter is delivered to the blocked passageway, and is gently inflated, widening the opening of the passageway and thus allowing drainage and relief from the pain and pressure.

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Schedule a Sinusitis Consultation in Port Neches, TX

Sinusitis can cause the mucus membranes in your sinuses to become infected or inflamed and swell up to the point that fluid from the sinuses can't drain. This can cause pressure and pain. If you're in the Port Neches area and experiencing these symptoms, don't suffer any longer! Contact Dr. Boyd Herndon today to schedule an appointment and get relief. Call (409) 729-6401 today!