Sunday, December 20, 2009

Acute Sinusitis Symptoms

Acute sinusitis is a condition that can hit you out of the blue. This is exactly why you should be aware of the acute sinusitis symptoms that can appear.
Common Acute Sinusitis Symptoms:

  • Nose Discharge - it can be a drainage of green or yellow color. It is thick and you feel it coming from the back of your throat or the nose

  • Nasal Congestion or Obstruction - this will
    cause nose breathing problems

  • Pain, Swelling or Tenderness - noticed around your forehead, nose, cheeks or forehead

  • Aches - Usually in the teeth and upper jaw

  • Reduced sense of taste and smell

  • Caughing - Usually worse during the night
Other Acute Sinusitis Symptoms that Might Appear:
These are other acute sinusitis symptoms that are not common but their appearance can help you in realizing whether or not you are suffering from acute sinusitis and should see a doctor.

  • Sore Throat

  • Halitosis (bad breath)

  • Ear Pain

  • Irritability

  • Fever

  • Fatigue

  • Nausea
Seeing a Doctor
The decision to see a doctor relies a lot on how bad the acute sinusitis symptoms are. We recommend that you always go directly to a doctor when:

  • Symptoms get worse as time passes

  • Your fever gets over 38.1 C (100.5 F)

  • You have a history of chronic or recurrent sinusitis.

  • Your eyes or forehead get swollen

  • Headache is severe and you feel confused

  • Vision Changes Appear

  • Breath Shortness

  • Stiff Neck
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