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Sinusitus Definition: Sinusitis is an inflammation, or swelling, of the tissue lining the sinuses. Normally, sinuses are filled with air, but when sinuses become blocked and filled with fluid, germs (bacteria, viruses, and fungi) can grow and cause an infection.
Symptoms Postnasal drip Discolored nasal discharge (greenish in color) Nasal stuffiness or congestion Tenderness of the face (particularly under the eyes or at the bridge of the nose) Frontal headaches Pain in the teeth Coughing Fever Fatigue Bad breatha
To treat their symptoms, patients tend to rely on over-the-counter nasal sprays, which if not used and chosen properly can even trigger and aggravate sinusitis. Nasal wash sterile solutions are a better option for patients, as they can often help reduce excess of mucus. Please note that whenever symptoms persist, the patient needs to visit a clinic, and see an ENT specialist. The doctor can diagnose sinusitis by examining a patient’s face and symptoms, and by performing a CT scan of the patient’s face.
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