A patient with Sinusitis will frequently give the history that he has been suffering from a cold since a few days. This was followed by progressively worsening blockage of the nose and heaviness in the head. Gradually the nasal discharge turned yellowish or greenish and he suffered from headache, cough, bad breath, etc.
This chronology of events is precisely what happens in most cases of sinusitis, whether they are acute, chronic or recurrent.
Listed here are some of the common symptoms of sinusitis. Not all of them may be seen together but varying combinations of these are seen in most cases:
Pain and tenderness due to sinusitis may vary in location depending on the sinus that is affected in a given case:
Watch out for these signs and symptoms since they indicate that you need immediate medical attention: