Fact Sheet: Tips for Sinus Sufferers

Symptoms Of Sinusitis:
  • symptoms of upper respiratory infection lasting ten days or more
  • facial pressure or pain
  • nasal discharge that is yellow or green
  • post-nasal drip
  • cough
At-Home Treatments For Sinusitis:
  • saline nasal sprays that moisturize the nasal cavity, reduce dryness, and help clear thick or crusty mucus
  • humidification (moisturizing the air) of living spaces in dry climates will to aid the movement of mucus through the sinuses
A Physician Visit For Your Sinus Pain Will:
  • determine if you have an infection requiring an appropriate antibiotic
  • discover if you require intensive medical treatment for a condition such as a nasal obstructions, necessitating sinus surgery

Related Pages:

Fact Sheet: 20 Questions About Your Sinuses
Fact Sheet: Allergic Rhinitis, Sinusitis, and Rhinosinusitis
Fact Sheet: Antibiotics and Sinusitis
Fact Sheet: Do I Have Sinusitis?
Fact Sheet: Sinus Headaches
Fact Sheet: Sinus Pain: Can Over-the-Counter Medications Help?
Fact Sheet: Sinus Surgery
Fact Sheet: Sinusitis: Special Considerations for Aging Patients
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