Spokane ENT physicians and surgeons provide a full range of services to treat conditions and disorders of the sinus and nasal passages. We offer diagnostics as well as medical and surgical solutions for most conditions from the treatment of nasal blockage to the most delicate re-sculpting of the nasal tip. This includes problems such as snoring, acute and chronic sinusitis, allergies and pediatric nasal blockage and sinusitis.

Sinus Problems

Sinusitis is inflammation and swelling of the tissues that line the sinuses. This interferes with normal mucus drainage, leading to breathing difficulties, pain and pressure. When the condition persists for 12 weeks or longer, it is considered chronic. Sinusitis is the number one reported chronic condition in the United States, affecting an estimated 37 million…

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Nasal Polyps

Nasal polyps are small, noncancerous growths that form on the lining of the nasal passages or sinuses. Small polyps may go unnoticed and require no treatment, but larger ones can obstruct the sinuses and lead to infections and breathing problems. Chronic sinusitis, allergies, and asthma are all frequently associated with nasal polyps. Symptoms include runny…

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Smell/Taste Disorders

Loss of smell, known medically as anosmia, is an inability to perceive odors. It can be partial or complete and, while rarely the symptom of a serious condition, can still cause misery for those suffering from its effects. It is usually temporary, the result of a cold or upper respiratory infection, but in some cases…

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Pediatric Nasal

Allergy and sinus conditions are common in children, whose sinuses continue to develop well into the teen years. Allergy and sinus symptoms are similar, making a proper diagnosis a bit challenging. Symptoms of allergy and sinus conditions include runny nose, sneezing, stuffiness, coughing, sore throat, wheezing, headaches, snoring and itchy eyes and nose. When allergies…

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Nasal Blockage

Nasal obstructions are blockages of the nasal cavity that impede airflow in and out of the nose. Either one or both nostrils may be affected. Most nasal obstructions are temporary, caused by colds, allergies, sinus infections, or medications, while others require medical intervention. There are several different types of nasal obstruction. These include deviated nasal…

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Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure to repair or reshape the nose. It can make your nose larger or smaller, straighten the bridge, reshape the tip, narrow the opening of the nostrils, and change the angle between your nose and upper lip. It can also be used to correct defects resulting from trauma or birth, and…

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Snoring/Sleep Apnea

Snoring is a common condition that affects about half of all adults. It occurs when air flow through the nose and mouth is obstructed. This causes the airway tissue to vibrate and make the snoring sound. This condition disturbs sleep patterns and prevents adequate sleep. Symptoms include noise during sleep, excessive daytime sleepiness, difficulty concentrating,…

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