Sinusitis

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 Definition:

Sinusitis, also known as rhinosinusitis, is inflammation of the mucous membranes that line the sinuses resulting in symptoms that may include thick nasal mucus, a plugged nose, and facial pain[1].

Sinusitis, also known as rhinosinusitis, is the inflammation of the sinuses.

Some synonyms or related terms include:

  • Sinus infection: This is the most common synonym for sinusitis.
  • Rhinosinusitis: This term emphasizes that both the sinuses and nasal passages are inflamed.
  • Sinus inflammation: This is a more general term that describes the underlying condition.
  • Acute sinusitis: This refers to a sudden onset of sinusitis symptoms, usually lasting less than 4 weeks.
  • Chronic sinusitis: This refers to sinusitis that lasts for 12 weeks or longer.

It’s important to note that while these terms are often used interchangeably, they can have slightly different meanings depending on the context.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Sinusitis, also known as rhinosinusitis, is inflammation of the mucous membranes that line the sinuses resulting in symptoms that may include thick nasal mucus, a plugged nose, and facial pain.

  • Arsenicum Album
  • Belladonna
  • Hepar Sulphur
  • Kali Carbonicum
  • Mercurius
  • Pulsatilla
  • Silicea
  • Spigella
  • Nasal infections
  • Swimming and diving
  • Trauma
  • Dental infections
  • Nasal packing
  • Deviated septum
  • Hypertrophic turbinate
  • Oedema of sinus
  • Nasal polyp
  • Headache or facial pain
  • Thick nasal discharge
  • Toothache, ear fullness or pressure
  • Cough, fatigue, hyposmia, anosmia

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