Sinusitis is the swelling of the tissues lining the sinuses, which are a connected system of hollow cavities. Healthy sinuses are filled with air except for a thin layer of mucus. But, when these are blocked or filled with fluid, germs can grow and infection can occur..
The common cold, swelling of the lining of the nose, small growths in the lining of the nose or a deviated septum can cause sinus blockages. Acute sinusitis may start suddenly and last for 2-4 weeks, while chronic symptoms last for 8 weeks or longer and recurring sinusitis occurs year round.
Symptoms of acute sinusitis include facial pain or pressure, stuffed up or runny nose, loss of smell, and cough or congestion. You may have thick green or yellow nasal discharge. Symptoms of chronic sinusitis include congestion or fullness in the face, nasal obstruction or blockages, pus in nasal cavity, and fever. You may also have headache, bad breath, toothache and fatigue.
For a simple sinus infection, the doctor may recommend a decongestant, put you on antibiotics and ask you to inhale steam from a vaporizer. For chronic sinusitis moist air and saline nose drops will help. Warm compresses can ease pain in the nose and sinuses. If you've allergies, the doctor may prescribe antihistamines. If there is fungal infection then anti-fungal medication may be prescribed. If you've have some immune deficiencies the doctor may give you immunoglobulin which helps fight the things your body over reacts to. In case the antibiotics doesn't help clear the sinuses or there is a nasal block keeping them from draining then you might need surgery.
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Complications of an untreated sinus infection, surgery can be an option in cases of recurrent acute sinusitis or chronic sinus infections. Most sinus infections will resolve in a week or two. However, there are rare cases of serious and potentially life-threatening complications that may arise