Sinusitis

What Is Sinusitis?

Chronic sinusitis occurs when the spaces inside your nose and head (sinuses) are swollen and inflamed for
three months or longer, despite treatment.

What Causes Sinusitis?

-Nasal polyps

-Deviated nasal septum

-Other medical conditions.
-Respiratory tract infections

-Allergies such as hay fever

What Are the Symptoms of Sinusitis?

• Nasal inflammation
• Thick, discolored discharge from the nose
• Drainage down the back of the throat (postnasal drainage)
• Nasal obstruction or congestion, causing difficulty breathing through your nose
• Pain, tenderness and swelling around your eyes, cheeks, nose or forehead
• Reduced sense of smell and taste