Do I Have Sinusitis?

Sinusitis is inflammation of the lining membrane of any sinus. Take the following quiz to see if you have sinusitis.

  1. Facial pressure/pain?
    Yes / No
  2. Headache pain?
    Yes / No
  3. Congestion or stuffy nose?
    Yes / No
  4. Thick, yellow-green nasal discharge?
    Yes / No
  5. Low fever (99-100°)?
    Yes / No
  6. Bad breath?
    Yes / No
  7. Pain in the upper teeth?
    Yes / No

If you answered “Yes” to three or more of the symptoms listed above, you may have a sinus infection resulting from allergies, bacteria, or a response to fungi. An examination by an ear, nose, and throat specialist may be warranted.

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