Chronic Allergic: Its main Cause and how to treat it
Also called- Chronic Rhinosinusitis
There are around 34 million Americans who suffer from sinusitis at least once each year.
- Chronic Sinusitis inflammation can last for 12 weeks or more, despite treatment.
- 90% of chronic sinusitis in adults is due to a virus.
- People with allergic rhinitis or asthma are more likely to suffer from this inflammatory condition.
Chronic Allergic Sinusitis is a condition of swelling and inflammation of sinuses (cavities around the nasal passage) for a long period.
Ages affected - It mainly affects young and middle-aged adults.
The symptoms include thick, yellow or green colored discharge from nasal passage, facial pain, headache, nasal inflammation that lasts for weeks and give enough reasons to consult a doctor.
People may experience
Pain areas - Face, nose, ears, jaw & teeth, neck
Swelling- Around the nose, eyes, cheeks, forehead
Congestion- Obstruction and blocked nose with hardened mucus causing difficulty in breathing that gets worse at night
Bad Breath- Halitosis
Fatigue- Irritability and feeling of being tired
Reduced sense of taste and smell
Self Care: Avoid allergies, respiratory infections, polluted air & smoking, try applying warm compresses and using humidifiers, vaporizers.
Medications: OTC medication such as ibuprofen, acetaminophen, sprays like mometasone, fluticasone, and antibiotics are helpful on doctorâ€™s prescription.
Specialists: Consult an ENT specialist or allergist before your chronic allergy sinusitis gets worst. Act now and visit Mfine to get the solution for your sinusitis problems.