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Things you need to know

Things you need to know

-Sinus is not just located in your nose, in fact, it spread across air-filled areas throughout the skull.
-There are 10 cavities that make up the sinus.
-Sinusitis is an uncontrollable urge to sneeze every 5 minutes leaving the nose and eyes watery.

Sinusitis

Sinusitis

Sinusitis happens when the air-filled cavities or channels are blocked with mucus, and the mucosal lining becomes swollen or inflamed. Sinusitis makes your nose runny and stuffy, making breathing difficult and the area around the nose and eyes tender.

Sinusitis symptoms

Sinusitis symptoms

Common symptoms of sinusitis are:

There are two types of sinusitis – chronic and acute, with similar symptoms. Acute is an infection of shorter duration associated with cold and chronic sinusitis lasts longer.

Sinusitis causes

Sinusitis causes

Sinusitis can be caused due to following reasons:-

Sinusitis treatment

Sinusitis treatment

For children under the age of 2 years, doctors should give antibiotics or nasal sprays only.

FAQs
FAQs

No, sinusitis is not a dangerous condition but can be very uncomfortable and unbearable for people suffering from sinusitis. So quick visit to the specialist would help provide the treatment needed.

 

 

The wrapped mucus in the sinuses fills the cavities, thereby causing intense pressure and pain.

When there isn’t enough moisture in your sinuses, this can dry the nasal passage and cause discomfort and nose bleeding.