Sinusitis (sinus infection)

  • Frontal sinusitis
  • maxillary sinusitis
  • sinusitis
  • The sinuses are located to the left and right of your nose in the bone of your upper jaw and forehead.
  • You could have a sinus infection when you have a cold (runny or blocked nose) and additional symptoms, such as pain in your face or loss of smell.
  • Sometimes, cold symptoms or loss of sense of smell can be caused by coronavirus.
  • Chewing or leaning forward can be painful or make the pain worse.
  • A sinus infection usually clears up on its own in 1 to 3 weeks.
  • Nasal spray or drops and paracetamol can help relieve the symptoms.
  • Antibiotics do not affect the symptoms or the recovery. 

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