What are the common diseases of nose?

What are the common diseases of nose?

Common Disorders of the Nose and Sinuses

  • Sinusitis.
  • Nasal & Sinus Polyps.
  • Smell and Taste Disorders.
  • Allergy.
  • Our Allergy Team.
  • Epistaxis and Heredity Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)
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How do you treat nose disease?


  1. Nasal corticosteroids.
  2. Saline nasal irrigation, with nasal sprays or solutions, reduces drainage and rinses away irritants and allergies.
  3. Oral or injected corticosteroids.
  4. Allergy medications.
  5. Aspirin desensitization treatment, if you have reactions to aspirin that cause sinusitis and nasal polyps.

What is the most common disease of the nose?

Common Nose Problems: sinus infections, congestion, and airway blockage. About 35 million people develop sinus infections (sinusitis) each year, making it one of the most common health complaints in the US. Care of the nasal cavity and sinuses is one of the primary skills of ENTs.

What causes nasal disease?

Sinusitis can be caused by a virus, bacteria, or fungus that swells and blocks the sinuses. A few specific causes include: The common cold. Nasal and seasonal allergies, including allergies to mold.

Who treat diseases of the nose?

ENT physicians, or otolaryngologists, are specially trained in rhinology — disorders of the nose and sinuses. Let’s look at three of the most common disorders that they diagnose and treat.

What are the two most common problems affecting the nose?

Five Most Common Nasal Issues

  • Allergic rhinitis. Your nose is particularly sensitive to the effects of allergens in the air.
  • Non-allergic rhinitis. Non-allergic rhinitis isn’t caused by airborne allergens, even though the symptoms are the same.
  • Nosebleeds.
  • Deviated septum.
  • Nasal polyps.

Can sinus disease be cured?

In short, chronic sinusitis can be cured but is likely to require some sort of ongoing medical treatment or plan. To find out if a patient has chronic sinusitis, a doctor will first have to do a diagnostic work-up.

Do I have a tumor in my nose?

Signs and symptoms of nasal and paranasal tumors can include: Difficulty breathing through your nose. Loss of the sense of smell. Nosebleeds.

What are the symptoms of a sinus tumor?

Early symptoms of paranasal sinus tumors are similar to symptoms of colds or infections, so they’re often missed:

  • Blockage of sinuses, or congestion that never goes away.
  • Changes in your voice or breathing.
  • Reduced sense of smell.
  • Headaches.
  • Numbness or pain in your face, ears, or teeth.
  • Teeth that become loose.

What is a papilloma in the nose?

Papillomas are benign epithelial tumors that grow outward in fingerlike projections in the nose. In inverted papillomas, these projections grow inward and into the underlying bone. These tumors are locally aggressive, often recur, and can become malignant (cancerous).