A Sinus infection occurs when the cavities around the nasal passages become inflamed. caused by a virus and often continues even after symptoms are gone. In some cases, bacteria, or fungus, may cause a sinus infection.
Acute sinusitis is short-term inflammation caused by the common cold or allergies. Chronic sinusitis is caused by infection, growth in the sinus. or structural nasal problems.
A doctor will determine if you have a sinus infection by doing a physical examination. Antibiotics are not needed for many sinus infections.
Sinus surgery using a nasal endoscope is the most commonly suggested procedure for chronic sinusitis-infected people. The doctor uses the same type of thin endoscope used during the diagnostic exam. This procedure requires no visible incisions, is performed under general anesthesia.
Your doctor might advise you of surgery if requires
The serious complications of sinus surgery are rare
In rare cases, sinus infections can spread into the brain.