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Acute Sinusitis

Definition

Inflammation of the sinuses is called sinusitis

Predisposing factors

According to aetiology, they are of the following types:

  • Damp, dark and overcrowded houses.
  • Lowered body resistance.
  • Wet and cold weather.
  • Sedentary occupations.
  • Dusty atmosphere.
  • Unbalanced diet, smoking and drinking.

Symptoms

  • A sense of fullness or tension around the nose.
  • Pain - According to the sinus involved.
  • Puffiness may appear on the face, forehead and eyelids.
  • Lacrimation and photophobia in case of frontal sinusitis.
  • Raised temperature.

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