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It is estimated that 37 million Americans suffer from sinusitis, an inflammation of the nasal sinuses commonly known as a sinus infection. However, did you know that most cases of chronic sinusitis are not caused by infection but are actually an immune disorder caused by fungus?
Fungus and mold spores are in the air all the time and are commonly inhaled, so most people have fungi lodged in the mucus lining of the sinuses. However, only people who are prone to chronic sinusitis will experience an immune response to the fungi that results in the symptoms of sinusitis.
The 4 types of fungal sinusitis:
Antifungals may be more effective than antibiotics in treating nasal fungus, since antibiotics may make fungal infections worse. Those suffering from fungal infection would be advised to explore a proper nasal treatment through medical diagnosis and consultation with a specialist.
If you have nasal fungus, learn more about its cause, and what treatment options may be right for your. Our experienced ENT doctor at Houston Sinus & Allergy, Dr. Nguyen, specializes in sinus treatments, and can help you find relief. Get in touch with us or book an assessment, and find out how we can help.