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Treatment of Cold Cough
Treatment of Throat Ache
Treatment of Ear Pain
Treatment of Sneezing
Treatment of Sinusitis
Treatment of Mouth Sores
Treatment of Flu
Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis
Coughing Treatment & Management
Treatment of Hearing Loss
Treatment of Sore Throat
Treatment of Blocked Nose
Treatment of Snoring
Treatment of Stammering
Treatment of Nose Bleed
Treatment of Tinnitus
Treatment of Vertigo
Ear Wax Removal Procedures
Treatment of Nose Infection
Treatment of Neck swelling
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Sinusitis is inflammation of the paranasal sinuses, the cavities that produce the mucus necessary for the nasal passages to work effectively.
The patient may be diagnosed with acute sinusitis. If the following symptoms persist:
- Facial pain and pressure
- Blocked nose
- Nasal discharge
- Reduced sense of smell
In more advanced cases, the following symptoms may also be present:
- Halitosis, or foul-smelling breath
These symptoms continue for 12 weeks or longer, it is termed as chronic sinusitis.
If you have the above symptoms then-
- The doctor will carry out a physical examination and about their symptoms and visually examine the nasal cavity with a light source, or a small, handheld device with a light attached called an otoscope, which can also be used to examine the ears.
- If symptoms persist, a doctor may refer a person with sinusitis to an ear, nose, and throat specialist (ent) for a more in-depth examination. They may insert an endoscope into the nose, a small, thin, flexible tube with a light and camera attached. This can provide more detailed images.
- In cases of persistent or severe sinusitis, a ct scan may be needed.