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Respiratory systemSinusitis

Sinusitis is a common problem caused due to acute or chronic inflammation of the paranasal sinuses. It often begins as an acute respiratory viral infection. Early diagnosis and treatment (surgical or medicine) is the only practical solution the problem as there are no vaccines develop till now to prevent sinusitis.

The indications include:

• Pain near the cheek bones, the jaw line and the teeth, above and behind the eyes, and in the head

• Pain increases when tapped over the sinuses with the fingertips

• Sore throat

• Sneezing

• Runny nose

• Coughing

• A cloudy, greenish or yellowish nasal discharge

• Postnasal drip

• Itching eyes, nose

• Stuffy, blocked nose

• Itching in the throat and nose

• Headaches

• Inability to taste or smell food

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