Symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis
Symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis: Introduction
The way that chronic sinusitis affects people can vary, but typical symptoms include headache, pain or pressure in the face or area in and around the eyes, greenish nasal discharge, swelling around the nose and eyes and eyelids and fatigue. Pain and headache may be worse when bending over or lying down. Symptoms can also resemble a toothache in the upper jaw.
Inflammation can cause enough swelling of the sinuses to close them off, leading to a stuffy nose and difficulty breathing through the nose. Cough and a reduced sense of taste and smell may also occur. Other symptoms include bad breath, sore throat, and ear pain.
If chronic sinusitis is not diagnosed and treated promptly, it can lead to serious, potentially life-threatening complications. The infection that causes chronic asthma can spread from the sinuses into the brain, resulting in meningitis. Spread of the infection can also lead to stroke and loss of vision and blindness. Asthma can also worsen and result in more frequent asthma attacks....more about Chronic Sinusitis »
Symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis
The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources
for Chronic Sinusitis includes the 16
symptoms listed below:
Research symptoms & diagnosis of Chronic Sinusitis:
Chronic Sinusitis: Symptom Checkers
Review the available symptom checkers for these symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis:
Chronic Sinusitis: Symptom Assessment Questionnaires
Review the available Assessment Questionnaires for the symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis:
Research More About Chronic Sinusitis
Do I have Chronic Sinusitis?
Chronic Sinusitis: Medical Mistakes
Chronic Sinusitis: Undiagnosed Conditions
Diseases that may be commonly undiagnosed in related medical areas:
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical tests related to Chronic Sinusitis:
- Allergies -- Related Home Tests
- Lung & Respiratory Health Tests:
- Cold & Flu: Home Testing:
- more home tests...»
Wrongly Diagnosed with Chronic Sinusitis?
The list of other diseases or medical conditions
that may be on the differential diagnosis list of alternative diagnoses
for Chronic Sinusitis includes:
See the full list of 9
Chronic Sinusitis: Research Doctors & Specialists
- Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists:
- Pain Specialists:
- Lung Health Specialists (Pulmonologist):
- more specialists...»
Research all specialists including ratings, affiliations, and sanctions.
More about symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis:
More information about symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis and related conditions:
Other Possible Causes of these Symptoms
Click on any of the symptoms below to see a full list
of other causes including diseases, medical conditions, toxins, drug interactions,
or drug side effect causes of that symptom.
Chronic Sinusitis as a symptom:
For a more detailed analysis of Chronic Sinusitis as a symptom, including causes, drug side effect causes, and drug interaction causes, please see our Symptom Center information for Chronic Sinusitis.
Medical articles and books on symptoms:
These general reference articles may be of interest
in relation to medical signs and symptoms of disease in general:
Full list of premium articles on symptoms and diagnosis
About signs and symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis:
The symptom information on this page
attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis.
This signs and symptoms information for Chronic Sinusitis has been gathered from various sources,
may not be fully accurate,
and may not be the full list of Chronic Sinusitis signs or Chronic Sinusitis symptoms.
Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis may vary on an individual basis for each patient.
Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they
are indeed Chronic Sinusitis symptoms.