Sinusitis Solutions
Signs and Symptoms

Each one of the four pairs of sinuses has an opening for mucous drainage. When this natural mucous drainage process is obstructed, chronic sinus inflammation will occur. We know sinusitis best by any of the recognizable symptoms it produces, either singly or in complex combinations. The major and minor symptoms or factors of sinusitis include:


Definitive Signs
  • Thick colored post nasal drainage or
  • Discharge becoming yellowish to yellow-green
  • Congested nasal passages
  • Sneezing
  • Reduction or loss of sense of smell
  • Facial pain
  • Facial pressure or fullness
  • Fever - only with additional symptoms
  • Pus in the nose upon physical exam
  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Hoarseness (Pharyngitis)
  • Bad breath (halitosis)
  • Persistent Cough
  • Dental Pain
  • Irritability
  • Clicking in ears
  • Ear Pain
  • Stuffiness or blockage felt in ears