Integrated Healthcare Medical Group Inc. -  - Primary Care Physician

Integrated Healthcare Medical Group Inc.

Primary Care Physicians & Pediatricians located in Redondo Beach, CA & Westwood, Los Angeles, CA

Sinus Problems Specialist

Sinus problems can cause significant, debilitating pain that can take a major toll on your life. Dr. Sheibani helps patients in and around Westwood, CA, get the most advanced treatment to help resolve symptoms and identify the underlying cause of chronic sinus problems so patients can breathe more easily and leave painful symptoms behind.
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Sinus Problems Q & A

What are sinuses?

Sinuses are hollow spaces located behind your eyes, nose, cheeks and forehead, and their primary function is to produce mucus that can trap dirt and germs and moisten and warm air before it enters the lungs. Since the sinuses are exposed to germs and allergens all day long, it's not hard to understand how they can develop chronic problems that can cause painful symptoms.

What causes sinus problems?

Sinus problems often develop when an infection develops in the sinuses. Because the sinuses are warm and moist – ideal growing conditions for most germs – getting rid of infections can be difficult. Other causes include blockages that don't allow sinuses to drain properly and a deviated septum, a condition that occurs when the tissue separating the nostrils on the inside leans to one side, blocking normal breathing. A very few people may have an extra sinus that causes crowding and blocks normal breathing.

What kinds of symptoms can sinus problems cause?

The most typical symptoms of a sinus problem include pain and pressure behind the eyes and nose, difficulty breathing, and a thick discharge from the nostrils. Many people with chronic sinus issues also snore.

How are sinus problems treated?

The type of treatment you need will depend on what's causing your sinus problems. Most sinus problems involve some sort of infection, which may need to be treated with oral antibiotics or nose drops. Sometimes, keeping the nasal cavities moist with a simple saline (saltwater) solution can help prevent sinus problems. If your septum is deviated, you may need surgery to correct the problem. Dr. Sheibani will perform a comprehensive evaluation to help identify both your problem and its cause so you can get the treatment you need.

Major Insurance Providers Accepted

Integrated Healthcare Medical Group accepts most private insurance, Medicarel, Industrial Medicine (Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury, and Immigration).  To the right is a short list of what we accept.  If you have any questions, please contact our office.

  Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross of California
Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida (Florida Blue)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Cross of Idaho
Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania
Blue Shield of California

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