Acute sinusitis (acute rhinosinusitis) causes the cavities around your nasal passages (sinuses) to become inflamed and swollen. This interferes with drainage and causes mucus to build up. With acute sinusitis, it may be difficult to breathe through your nose. The area around your eyes and face may feel swollen, and you may have throbbing facial pain or a headache.The number of primary health care facilities, involving 29 399 respiratory patients, showed that the proportion of patients with respiratory symptoms, among those over 5 years of age, who visited primary health care centres ranged from 8.4% to 37.0%
Drainage of a thick, yellow or greenish discharge from the nose or down the back of the throat, Nasal obstruction or congestion, causing difficulty breathing through your nose, Pain, tenderness, swelling and pressure around your eyes, cheeks, nose or forehead, Reduced sense of smell and taste, Cough, which may be worse at night.Pain or swelling around your eyes, Swollen forehead, Severe headache, Confusion, Double vision or other vision changes, Stiff neck, Shortness of breath.
Saline nasal spray, which you spray into your nose several times a day to rinse your nasal passages. Nasal corticosteroids These nasal sprays help prevent and treat inflammation. Examples include fluticasone (Flonase), mometasone (Nasonex), budesonide (Rhinocort Aqua), triamcinolone (Nasacort AQ) and beclomethasone (Beconase AQ).Decongestants. These medications are available in over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription liquids, tablets and nasal sprays. OTC oral decongestants include Sudafed, Actifed and Drixoral.