Acute Sinusitis is inflammation of the sinuses. It occurs as the result of an infection from a virus, bacteria, or fungus.The prevalence of allergic rhinitis/hay fever has i ncreased considerably over the past century in the westernized parts of the wo rld including Sweden. In 1923, the prevalence of hay feve r in the United States was estimated at 1.5% increasing to 6)10% in 1960 and in 1993, the prevalence of allergic rhinitis was found to be 14% in a nationwide US survey.
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.
Apply a warm, moist washcloth to your face several times a day, Drink plenty of fluids to thin the mucus, Inhale steam 2 - 4 times per day (for example, while sitting in the bathroom with the shower running), Spray with nasal saline several times per day, Use a humidifier, Use a Neti pot to flush the sinuses.