The main symptom of acute exacerbation of chronic sinusitis or becomes nasal congestion, pain and heaviness in the corresponding half of the face, profuse discharge from the corresponding nasal passage mucous or muco-purulent character. Usually a few days after the start of SARS symptoms of rhinitis at some time are reduced, and then begins the second wave of the disease - so develop acute sinusitis.
In chronic sinusitis symptoms appear smaller, nevertheless, it may occur almost simultaneously with the appearance of symptoms of viral disease. In addition, patients complain of marked malaise, fever, fatigue, headache.
When these symptoms obligatory consultation qualified otolaryngologist, who during the inspection finds probable signs of sinusitis - swelling of the nasal mucosa, the expiration of mucopurulent or purulent content from the affected sinus. To confirm the diagnosis necessarily conduct X-ray examination of the paranasal sinuses, clinical and biochemical studies.
Treatment of sinusitis have to be assigned a doctor and carried out under his supervision. Punctures the wall of the maxillary sinus, so popular in the past, today is used very rarely, only when there are serious indications. In the treatment of sinusitis are widely used tools to improve the outflow of the contents of the maxillary sinuses (vasoconstrictor drops), antibiotics, anti-inflammatories. At the same time appointed restorative therapy and physiotherapy, which significantly speeds up recovery time.
Effective prevention of sinusitis becomes timely treatment of inflammatory processes in the nasal cavity and SARS, against which most often develops this disease.