Sinusitis

Symptoms: 

The symptoms include:

  • A blocked or runny nose
  • Sinus headache
  • Facial pain
  • Reduced sense of smell
  • Bad breath (halitosis)
  • Ear pain
  • Aching in your upper jaw and teeth
  • A swollen forehead
  • Double vision or other vision changes
  • Stiff neck
Tests to diagnose: 

To look for the cause of your symptoms, your doctor will feel for tenderness in your nose or throat. The following tests may be suggested.

  • Nasal endoscopy
  • Imaging studies: Computerized tomography (CT) or Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) 
  • Allergy testing
Treatment: 

The treatment includes:

  • Antibiotics
  • Antihistamines
  • Nasal decongestants drops (Steroid drops or sprays)
  • Nasal corticosteroids
  • Aspirin desensitization treatment
  • Analgesics
  • Immunotherapy

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