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As the sinuses are part of the respiratory system, the symptoms of sinusitis are quite similar to symptoms of other respiratory diseases.If you are faced with the following symptoms over a period of ...

As the sinuses are part of the respiratory system, the symptoms of sinusitis are quite similar to symptoms of other respiratory diseases.If you are faced with the following symptoms over a period of time it is advisable to seek medical help.

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    • Early Warning Signs of SinusitisAs the sinuses are part of the respiratory system, the symptoms of sinusitis are quitesimilar to symptoms of other respiratory diseases.If you are faced with the followingsymptoms over a period of time it is advisable to seek medical help.AsthmaThis is a reactive airway disease characterised by intermittent airway constrictioncausing the sufferer to gasp and wheeze while attempting to breathe. It can bedangerous especially in children. It is linked to several other diseases like sinusitis andaspirin allergy. Cold and flu may follow after about of asthma.CoughA cough maybe a combination of a sinusitis, cold or influenza. In adults, a persistentcough maybe a symptom of tuberculosis. In children, coughing at night maybe acommon symptom of chronic rhinosinusitis.EarachesEaraches can happen to all young and old. These ear infections are usually a conditioncalled otitis media, an infection of the inner ear. Babies and young children havingearaches may show symptoms such as a fever or pulling on their ears. In adults mayindicate otitis media or otitis externa also known as “swimmer’s ear”.FeverA normal person will have temperature between 97.5 and 101 degrees Fahrenheit. Afever will occur when the temperature hovers around 103 degrees Fahrenheit. If thefever is combined with pain in the face and/or nasal congestion, the fever may be asymptom of sinusitis.HeadacheThe most common causes of headaches are stress and variations of migraine. It mayalso occur with an acute sinusitis.Itchy and Watery EyesItchy eyes may be an indication of infection in the sinuses.Persisitent watery eyes canbe the result of sinusitis or sinus tumor because the tear duct is positioned near to thesinuses and can be affected by sinus inflammation.Loss of smellDecrease sense of smell is a common and important symptom of chronicrhinosinusitis. It occurs because of the swelling of the nose. Thus, if you have aninfection in your sinuses, you may temporarily lose your sense of smell.
    • PainIn chronic sinusitis the pain is a typical dull ache, or feeling of pressure between theeyes. Those infected with sphenoid sinuses can experience pain in the ears, neck, or atthe top of the head.Sore ThroatWhen the mucus produced by the body becomes infected, it may irritate the linings ofthe throat. Recurrent sore throats can be a symptom of allergies, chronic sinusitis orchronic inflammation of the tonsils or adenoidsSwelling of the EyelidsSwelling in the eyelids happen when the ethmoid sinuses are near the tear duct andwhen they are inflamed the eyelids and tissues around the eyes can become swollen ordiscoloured or sometimes known as “allergic shiners”TirednessThis is certainly true of chronic sinusitis. You will feel fatigue and lose sleep.ToothacheIf you feel an ache in the upper molar teeth at the back of your mouth it may be asymptom of a sinusitis.Are You Facing The Rest Of Your Life With Sinusitis Misery?Well you dont have to. Not any more...Read more athttp://www.sinuscureinformation.info