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Sinusitis Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

At Supreme Care ER, we understand that emergencies can strike at any time, including holidays. Our dedicated team is here 24/7 to provide fast and quality emergency care for a range of conditions, including Sinusitis. Trust us for comprehensive and immediate assistance.

Sinusitis: What You Need to Know

Sinusitis is the inflammation of the sinus cavities, often caused by viral, bacterial, or fungal infections. These cavities are air-filled spaces in the facial bones around the nose and eyes.

Common Causes

  1. Viral Infections (common cold)
  2. Bacterial Infections
  3. Fungal Infections
  4. Allergies
  5. Structural Issues (deviated septum)

Common Symptoms:

  1. Nasal congestion
  2. Facial pain or pressure
  3. Headache
  4. Thick yellow or green mucus
  5. Loss of smell
  6. Fatigue
Sinusitis Symptoms and Treatment

Who is at Risk?

Individuals with a history of allergies, structural issues in the nasal passages, or compromised immune systems are at higher risk.

How it Can be Prevented

Practice good hand hygiene, Manage allergies, Use a humidifier, Stay hydrated

How is it Diagnosed?

Sinusitis is typically diagnosed through a combination of symptoms assessment, medical history review, and sometimes imaging studies.

How it is treated:

  1. Antibiotics (for bacterial infections)
  2. Decongestants
  3. Pain relievers
  4. Nasal corticosteroids
  5. Saline nasal irrigation

When to go to the ER: Warning Signs & Symptoms

Visit our ER if you experience:

  1. Severe headache or facial pain
  2. High fever
  3. Stiff neck
  4. Visual disturbances
  5. Shortness of breath

Complications if treatment is not received quickly:

  1. Chronic Sinusitis
  2. Spread of infection to nearby areas
  3. Meningitis (in severe cases)

Fast, Quality ER Care 24/7

Supreme Care ER is here for you, providing fast and compassionate emergency care around the clock. Our location at 9530 Jones Road, Houston, TX 77065, ensures easy access for residents in Jersey Village and the surrounding areas. Call us at (832) 604-7992 or visit our facility for a free medical screening and treatment for the whole family.

Trust Supreme Care ER for your emergency needs—because your health is our top priority.