Nasal Infection Symptoms
Nasal infection or sinusitis is a very common condition that effects children and adults alike. The symptoms can start out, as allergic rhinitis or hay fever. If untreated, it can potentially lead to sinusitis. There is a slight difference in the symptoms of both upper respiratory conditions and below you will discover exactly what they are and much more.
- Clear mucus (snot) drainage from the frontal sinuses
- Nasal obstruction (clear) is caused by overactive nasal glands
- Clear postnasal drip
- Itchy, watery eyes
- Itchy, sore throat
The symptoms should not last no more than 10 days, if they do you should immediately seek the advice of a physician or ENT specialist.
- Greenish-yellow mucus (purulent) drainage from the frontal sinuses
- Ethmoid and maxillary sinuses will be inflamed with purulent drainage noted, which will cause severe pain
- Excessive purulent nasal drainage
- Pain in upper gums and teeth
- Low-grade fever (at intervals)
- Facial pressure and pain
- Halitosis (bad breath)
Acute sinusitis may lasts up to 4 weeks, but no longer, while chronic sinusitis is capable of lasing up to 2 months or longer. Most individuals will have reoccurring sinusitis attacks annually or bi-annually.