Acute sinusitis (acute rhinosinusitis) causes the cavities around your nasal passages (sinuses) to become inflamed and swollen. Patients were stratified according to age lower than 3 years (group 1), age between 3 and 6 years (group 2), and age above 6 years (group 3). In all, 351 children (217 boys, 134 girls, mean age 5.23+/-2.11 years, range 1.5-15 years) were available for evaluation and formed three groups (27 in group 1, 261 in group 2 and 63 in group 3).
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.
Most cases of acute sinusitis don't need treatment because they're caused by viruses that also cause the common cold. Self-care techniques are usually the only treatment needed to speed recovery and ease symptoms.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. medications are generally taken for only a few days at most. Otherwise they can cause the return of more severe congestion (rebound congestion).