Sinusitis in adults - aftercare

Sinus infection - self-care; Rhinosinusitis - self-care

Chronic sinusitis

The sinuses are surrounded by bone and cartilage and lined with a mucous membrane. Sinusitis occurs when the membranes becomes inflammed and painful, which may be a result of a blocked sinus opening. Chronic sinusitis is often caused by inflammation and blockage due to physical obstruction such as a deviated septum, misformed bone or cartilage structures such as the nasal conchae (turbinates), or blockage by nasal cysts or polyps.

What to Expect

Symptom Relief

Allergies and Sinusitis

Taking Antibiotics

Stay Healthy to Avoid Sinus Infections

When to Call the Doctor