Alternate Names : Sinus Infection
What are the treatments for the condition?
Treatment varies, depending on the cause and type of sinusitis. Some common treatments include:
avoiding triggers, such as cold air or allergens
increased oral fluids
saline nasal spray or rinses
warm compresses on the face
What are the side effects of the treatments?
Side effects depend on the medicines used. Brief use of topical decongestants has few side effects. Long-term use can cause progressive inflammation in the nose.
What happens after treatment for the condition?
Most cases of sinusitis go away on their own or with treatment. Some individuals may develop chronic sinusitis.
How is the condition monitored?
Any new or worsening symptoms should be reported to the healthcare provider.