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Sinus Pain and Congestion

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What is sinus pain and congestion?

Sinus congestion, or nasal congestion, can be caused by anything that irritates the sinuses. Common causes of a stuffy or runny nose include allergies, cold or flu, dry air, secondhand smoke or certain medications.

What are the symptoms of sinus pain and congestion?

Sinus pain and congestion symptoms include:
  • Pressure or pain around the nose, cheeks or forehead
  • Congestion on one or both sides of the face
  • Stuffy or runny nose
  • Nasal discharge

How is sinus pain and congestion treated?

Congestion caused by a cold can be soothed by drinking plenty of water and using nasal saline sprays or rinses. If the cause is a bacterial infection, your provider may prescribe antibiotics. Sinus congestion accompanied by sneezing, watery eyes and an itchy nose may be caused by allergies.

Talk with your provider to determine the cause and the best treatment for your sinus pain and congestion.
 
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