Talking to Your Doctor About Sinusitis
by Amy Scholten, MPH
You have your own health history. Talk with your doctor about your risk factors and background with sinusitis. By talking openly and often with your doctor, you can take an active role in your care.
Tips for Getting Information
Here are some tips that will make it easier to talk to your doctor:
Questions to Ask Your Doctor
About Your Risk of Getting Sinusitis
About Treatment Options
About Lifestyle Changes
About Your Outlook
Acute rhinosinusitis in adults. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: https://www.dynamed.com/condition/acute-rhinosinusitis-in-adults. Accessed November 15, 2021.
Sinusitis overview. American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology website. Available at: https://www.aaaai.org/Conditions-Treatments/allergies/sinusitis. Accessed November 15, 2021.
Tips for talking to your doctor. Family Doctor—American Academy of Family Physicians website. Available at: https://familydoctor.org/tips-for-talking-to-your-doctor/. Accessed November 16, 2021.
Last reviewed November 2021 by Medical Review Board David L. Horn, MD, FACP
Last Updated: 11/16/2021
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