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Sinusitis Sinus Infection and Sinusitis Symptoms

Sinusitis is an inflammation of the nasal sinuses. It is usually caused by infection (bacterial or viral), but can also be caused by allergic reactions or other responses to environmental agents.

Decongestants. These temporarily relieve symptoms and also help the healing process by draining the nose and sinuses.Decongestants like pseudoephedrine, phenylpherine and phenylpropanolamine constrict the blood vessels and shrink the sinus and nasal membranes, thus, reducing stuffiness in the sinuses and nasal passageways.

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Other symptoms of sinusitis can include fever, weakness, tiredness, a cough that may be more severe at night, and runny nose get rid of congestion. In addition, drainage of mucus from the sphenoids (or other sinuses) down the back of the throat (postnasal drip) can cause a sore throat and can irritate the membranes lining the larynx (upper windpipe). On rare occasions, acute sinusitis can result in brain infection and serious complications. If a bacterial infection is present, antibiotics, such as amoxicillin, erythromycin or sulfa drugs, are usually prescribed for about 10 days. Your doctor also may prescribe one or more of the following remedies (which can be useful in reducing inflammation in the sinuses and nose and speeding recovery):

Prescription Inhalers

Several types of prescription nasal inhalers can help reduce sinus inflammation (these are not decongestants and are not habit-forming). Prescription inhalers help heal sinus membranes after the bacteria have been eliminated. These drugs include Beconase, Nasalide and Vancenase (all cortisone derivatives) and Nasalcrom (a non-cortisone drug). When used as directed by a doctor, prescription inhalers can be taken safely for months. Do not judge a book by its cover; so don't just scan through this matter on Sinusitis Pain. read it thoroughly to judge its value and importance.

Recurring sinusitis accompanied by a bacterial infection usually requires one of the new, stronger antibiotics, such as Augmentin, Ceclor or Ceftin. These drugs may be given in larger doses for a longer period of time (up to four weeks) than required for a brief bout of sinusitis. The doctor may also recommend continued use of a prescription nasal inhaler for several months to keep the inflammation down and prevent a recurrence. It is with much interest that we got about to write on Sinus Inflammation. So we do hope that you too read this article with the same, if not more interest! Rolling Eyes

Symptoms may last for 3 months or more and include Chronic fatigue, Cough, Facial pain around the eyes or in the forehead or cheeks, Headache (in the front of the head or around the eyes), Nasal congestion, Nasal drainage (yellow, yellow-green, thick), Pain in the roof of the mouth or teeth etc. However, most patients with sinusitis have pain or tenderness in several locations, and symptoms usually do not clearly define which sinuses are inflamed. It is rather interesting to note that people like reading about Nasal Sinuses if they are presented in an easy and clear way. The presentation of an article too is important for one to entice people to read it!



  • Expectorants.
  • Medicines, such as Guaifenesin, thin the mucus so it drains more easily. 5 Antihistamines.
  • These medications help relieve nasal itchiness and inflammation by blocking the action of histamine, however, they do not help mucus drain.
  • Antihistamines include chlorpheniramine, Hismanal, Seldane and Tavist.
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Humidifiers and Salt-Water Sprays

Dry-air heating systems and air-conditioning can cause sinus membranes to dry out, crack and become vulnerable to irritants, inflammation and infection. Keeping a humidifier running in your home and office or using an over-the-counter salt-water spray (inhaled through the nose) five or six times a day can provide dramatic relief.

Since sinusitis is such a prevalent condition that affects millions of people each year, it is no surprise that there are also so many ways recommended to cure sinusitis. There are some who even go to such lengthy measures as to declare that their recommendations are miracle cures for sinusitis.

Millions Suffer from Sinusitis

But you don't need to be part of those millions who continue to suffer just because they did not search hard enough for a cure that fits. Find out what cure works out like a miracle for your sinusitis. Then you will fully understand and accept if a miracle cure exists for you or not. When a child shows a flicker of understanding when talking about Sinusitis Inflammation, we feel that the objective of the meaning of Sinusitis Inflammation being spread, being achieved.

Inhaling steam can be done while standing in a shower, over a sink full of hot water, or in a gym's steam room. These are very easy to do indeed and these do not incur added cost to cure your sinusitis. - For whatever solution/mix is determined to be the cure for your sinusitis, there are nasal sprays and nebulizers you can use to get to your target areas. You can spray your infected passageways through your nose with the medication or saline solution that fits you and your sinusitis. Alternately, you can inhale a fine mist of your medication/solution, also through the nose. - Sinus surgery is a last resort, since it involves too much for the sinusitis sufferer. But it needs to be considered as some sort of "miracle" or "only hope" cure for severe types of sinusitis. Evil or Very Mad

Natural "Miracle" Cures

- Rest and Sleep - this is considered a miracle cure in the sense that it doesn't really involve doing anything particular for your sinusitis. You just have to relax and divine word college some time to recover from the illness by itself. - Inhaling steam - this helps clear out your nasal passages and provides moisture for your sinuses. - Saline rinse - this is a very popular cure that is mainly used for rinsing out infections and excessive mucus discharge from the sinuses and nasal passages. We have to be very flexible when talking to children about Nose Sinus. They seem to interpret things in a different way from the way we see things!

Sinusitis Symptoms Sound Easy Enough to Handle

But when these symptoms manifest themselves severely or for far too long, people automatically start searching for instant solutions - easy answers - miracle cures. As mentioned, there are a lot of cures recommended for sinusitis. It is just a matter of personal perception whether it is considered a miracle cure or not. In short, you be the judge.

First, What is Sinusitis Anyway?

Sinusitis curas inflammation of the sinuses and nasal cavities. Common symptoms are headaches, pressure in certain areas of the face like the eyes, cheeks or around the nose. Other symptoms also include nasal congestion or mucous secretions, cough, fever or bad breath.

"Miracle" Medications

Different kinds of medications are prescribed for the various types of sinusitis: - Anti inflammatory drugs - are used for sinusitis resulting from allergies. They are also helpful in reducing related swelling or inflammation of the sinuses, nasal passageways, and nearing areas such as the eyes, cheeks and throat. - Anti fungal medicines - treat fungal infections. It's that simple. - Antibiotics - are taken for bacterial infections. These are the most common type of drugs taken for sinusitis. This is because antibiotics provide great results when used correctly. Shocked

There are Four Main Sinus Cavities in the Head

They are frontal, ethmoid, sphenoid and maxillary. As the name suggests, maxillary sinus disease occurs when the membrane of the maxillary sinus cavity becomes inflamed. The maxillary sinuses are basically located below the eyes on either side of the nose. The inflammation of the mucous membrane may be due to infection or allergy.

Maxillary Sinus Disease can Also Occur Due to Lack of Oral Health

If a person does not take care of his/ her teeth in a proper manner, there is growth of bacteria in the teeth and the gums. The bacteria may then spread to the maxillary sinus as the sinus cavity is connected to the nasal cavity and the mouth. Maxillary sinus may also cause jaw pain. It is not necessary that only the learned can write about Sinus Remedy. As long as one ahs a flair for writing, and an interest for gaining information on Sinus Remedy, anyone can write about it. Laughing



  • Maxillary sinus disease basically causes tenderness and acute pain in the cheeks.
  • It may also cause swelling of facial muscles.
  • Pain in the upper or back teeth may also occur.
  • This pain increases on bending down. Idea
  • Though sinus can easily be cured by medication like anti-inflammatory drugs and decongestants, surgery may also be required at times.
  • Nasal irrigation i.e. removing the mucous with the help of warm saline water and a syringe is another technique used to cure sinus.
  • Some doctors also recommend a warm compress on the affected parts of the face.
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Jaw pain or other symptoms caused due to maxillary sinus disease should not be ignored. A dentist should be consulted as soon as possible. If the dentist suspects sinusitis, he/she will further recommend the patient to a general physician. Medication should be taken at the earliest to avoid complications and surgery.

Jaw pain caused due treating sinus disease is often confused with regular dental pain though there is a major difference. Jaw pain associated with sinusitis is always accompanied by symptoms like fever, fatigue, nasal discharge and headache. This does not happen in case of dental pain. Jaw pain due to sinusitis always occurs in the upper back teeth whereas dental pain can occur in any part of the teeth.

Most of the medicines, which are used for sinus, related problems have their own side effects like adversely impacting on mental alertness, rise in blood pressure, increased heart rate, loss of sleep etc. Persistent use of medicines can also lead to thinning of bones, cataract and diabetes. So home remedies for sinus problems should be preferred over medicines till they succeed in lessening the discomfort.

The one very important thing which people over look while going for home remedies for sinus problems is that they do not raise their head while sleeping. While taking rest or sleeping. One should use more than one pillow or should readjust the bedposts. A raised head leads to easy draining of nose and makes breathing easier. If the head is not raised then it makes mucus to pool inside the head. So one should not over look this precaution.



  • The most popular among the home remedies for sinus problem is inhaling steam from a pot of hot water or vaporizer.
  • This soothes the inflamed sinus cavities.
  • Salt-based nasal sprays produce a similar effect.
  • Such a spray can be prepared with ' teaspoon each of salt and baking soda in eight to ten ounces of water.
  • This solution can be applied to the nostrils either with a small atomizer or a nose dropper.



There are home remedies for sinus problems to replace decongestants like menthol as well. For example sniffing an onion produces the same kind of stimulation because of irritation as is produced by menthol etc. and makes the nose to run. To clear a stuffed nose all that one needs to do is to make it run. So it is also advisable to take a lot of spicy stuff. A hot or spicy food makes our body to produce some reflex action like making the nose to run.



  • Taking any hot liquid like soup is also one of the most common home remedies for sinus problems.
  • The steam from the hot liquid helps in unclogging the nasal passages.
  • The liquid dilutes the mucus in the nose and makes breathing a lot easier.
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