Charleston ENT | Nose Overview

About 35 million people develop chronic sinusitis each year, making it one of the most common health complaints in America. Care of the nasal cavity and sinuses is one of the primary skills of otolaryngologists. Problems in the nasal area include allergies, smell disorders, polyps, and nasal obstruction due to a deviated septum.

ENT vs. Audiologist

When suffering with ear pain, it can be difficult to know who to turn to. Can my primary care provider help, or do I need to turn to a specialist? When having to decide which READ MORE

Rhinitis Ruining Your Day?

A runny nose can easily ruin your day. While the constant sniffling and sneezing is disruptive, those dealing with chronic rhinitis have symptoms that never cease. Dr. Russell, an ENT at National Allergy & ENT, READ MORE

Strange ENT Facts For Halloween

With Halloween just around the corner, it is interesting to look into the strange and odd. We have some strange facts about the human body, specifically the ear, nose, and throat that might interest you. READ MORE

Dealing With Rhinitis | ENT in Charleston

Types of Rhinits Rhinitis is a nasal condition that involves nasal obstruction or congestion, post-nasal drip or runny nose, itchy nose, and/or sneezing. There are two main categories for rhinitis: allergic and non-allergic. The difference READ MORE

Acute Sinusitis

Acute sinusitis refers to sinusitis symptoms lasting less than four weeks. Most cases begin as a common cold. Symptoms often go away within a week to 10 days; but in some people, a bacterial READ MORE

Chronic Sinusitis

Chronic sinusitis, also referred to as chronic rhinosinusitis, is often diagnosed when sinusitis symptoms have gone on for more than 12 weeks, despite medical treatment. People with allergic rhinitis or asthma are more likely READ MORE

Deviated Septum

The shape of your nasal cavity could be the cause of chronic sinusitis. The nasal septum is the wall dividing the nasal cavity into halves; it is composed of a central supporting skeleton covered READ MORE

Nasal Polyps

Growths on the lining of the sinuses and nasal passages are called Nasal Polyps. Nasal polyps occur when the mucous membrane of your nasal passages and sinuses are inflamed, typically for more than 12 weeks. READ MORE

Sinusitis (Rhinosinusitis)

Sinusitis If you have nasal congestion, facial pressure, cough and thick nasal discharge, you may have rhinosinusitis, commonly referred to as sinusitis. Your sinuses are hollow cavities within your cheekbones, around your eyes and READ MORE

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