What Is Sinusitis?

Sinus infections are one of the common conditions with which adults may be diagnosed. Sinus infections affect millions of adults in the United States each year. The sinuses are a group of hollow spaces that surround the nose and are also found above and between the eyes. Sinus infections include cloudy or colored runny nose…

Medical Therapy for Sinusitis

Sinusitis is typically treated first with medication. Treatment with antibiotics or topical nasal steroid sprays may be successful in reducing mucosal swelling, fighting infection, and relieving obstructions of the sinus opening (ostium). Inhaling steam or using nasal sprays and drops may also help relieve sinus discomfort. However, at least 20% of patients do not respond…