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Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is sinusitis?

Infection of the sinuses, which are cavities around the nose. The infection can be acute (lasting about a week) or chronic (lasting for more than three months). It can be caused by viruses or bacteria.

Symptoms of sinusitis

  • Runny nose with yellow or green mucus

  • Headache worse in the morning

  • Nasal voice

  • Facial pain when looking down

  • Pain inside my cheeks, next to the nose and/or under the eyes

  • Backdrip of mucus into my throat

  • Runny nose

  • Cough

Questions your doctor may ask to check for sinusitis

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose sinusitis

  • Do you have yellow nasal mucus?

  • Does your headache worsen in the morning?

  • Are you having nasal voice, currently?

  • Do you have face pain when you lean forward?

  • Do you feel pain on the sides of your nose and under your eyes?

Treatment for sinusitis

Treatment depends on how long the inflammation has been there. Acute (recent) sinusitis may be treated with antibiotics, however chronic (long-standing) sinusitis is usually not infectious and needs anti-inflammation sprays instead. Surgery is an option for severe and frequent sinusitis.

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