Sinusitis : symptoms and treatment


Sinusitis is a common condition which is affected by the viral infection and bacteria to your paranasal sinus.A paranasal sinus is a group of four-layer air-filled spaces that surround the nasal cavity.

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Sinusitis occurs when mucus buildup and the sinuses become inflamed(swollen). It is estimated that it will improve in 2-3 weeks otherwise it will take a face of a serious problem.

Types of Sinusitis:-

  1. Acute sinusitis:- It is the most common type and a person can recover from this problem  lasts upto 4 weeks.
  2. Subacute sinusitis:- The symptoms is bit longer than the acute sinusitis. It will take lasts upto 4-12 weeks to recover.
  3. Chronic sinusitis:- The symptom of this type is persisting in nature. It is continue to repeat in every 12 weeks. So, it requires concentrated treatments and possibly surgery.

Symptoms of sinusitis:-

Symptoms of sinusitis are varying in person to person, but there are some common symptoms  which are as follows:

  • Facial pain and pressure
  • Blocked nose
  • Cough
  • Cold
  • Nasal discharge
  • Reduced ability to smell
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Allergies
  • Bacterial infections

Treatment of sinusitis:-

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Treatment of sinusitis is depend on the type of sinusitis and how long its condition lasts:-

Treatment of most acute and subacute sinusitis is not necessary as it can be resolve without treatment. For this, You can take some medicines or pain killers to reduce the pain and unblock the nose. It will allow you to have proper drainage.

If the condition is severe and worse then your doctor will suggest some other treatments and a option of surgery if needed.

Doctor will suggest to take sterroids sprays and drops which will help to reuce the infammation of the sinus. If  you have persistent symptom of sinusitis then surgery option will be taken. Surgery includes functional endoscopic sinus surgery which helps to improve the drainage of mucus from your sinuses.

Every second person is suffering from sinus problem but if you have severe problem of sinus must consult with your doctor or ENT specialist and take immediate treatment to prevent the sinusitis.