Sinusitis

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Sinusitis is a grave problem affecting millions of people worldwide

Sinusitis is a common issue-affecting people all over the world. In case you are a patient, you might be well aware of the problems you might have to face. Fever, fatigue, sneezing, coughing, nasal congestion are some aspects that you have to deal every day. Treatment must not be neglected.

Chronic coughing is one of the main symptoms of the disease

Chronic coughing is one of the main symptoms of the disease

Sinusitis is a condition of nasal congestion, facial pressure, cough and thick nasal discharge. Sinusitis is an inflammation or swelling of one of the paranasal sinuses. Generally, sinuses are filled with air, but when they blocked with bacteria, virus, germs and fungi cause infection.

Symptoms

Sinusitis symptoms depend on whether acute or chronic. Sinusitis symptoms lasting less than four weeks is acute sinusitis and when are longer lasting for more than 12 weeks is chronic sinusitis.

  • Pain on cheeks and forehead

  • Thick yellow-green nasal discharge

  • Pain in the back of the eyes, face and nose

  • Chronic coughing

  • Post-nasal drip and sneezing

  • Congestion

  • Distorted sense of smell as well as loss of smell

  • Lack of sound sleep

  • Itching and irritation in the throat

  • Fever

  • Body become weak or fatigue and flushing

    The picture depicts the areas sinusitis affects

    The picture depicts the areas sinusitis affects

  • Swelling or tenderness

Causes

Sinusitis is a one type of infection, which can be caused by anything that interferes with airflow into the sinuses. Nasal polyps as well as a deviated septum can also cause it.

Treatment

If you have acute sinusitis infection, the treatment is simple. Doctor will give antibiotics or recommend decongestant and steam inhalations to give you relief.

In the case of chronic sinusitis, consult a doctor and follow his/her instruction properly. Warm water vaporizer or inhale steam from a pan of warm water will be good for the patient. Doctor prescribes some antibiotics or steroids for long lasting sinusitis infection.

 

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