Symptoms and Treatment
A sinus infection, or sinusitis, is a common condition that refers to inflammation of the sinuses and nasal passages. Sinusitis can be caused by viruses, allergens, pollutants, bacteria, and fungi.
Signs of a sinus infection include:
- Runny or stuffy nose
- Postnasal drip
- Pain or pressure around the eyes or cheekbones (sinus pressure)
- Facial swelling
- Sinus headache
- Sore throat
- Bad breath
- Tooth pain
- Sensitive teeth
Sinus Infection Treatment
Do you think you need antibiotics for a sinus infection? Connect with a doctor online today to receive a personalized treatment plan and feel better, faster. MUSC Health Virtual Care teams provide treatment for colds and sinus infections starting at the age of 2 years old.
**Note care team includes physicians, nurse practitioner (NP), and Physician Assistants (PA)