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What are the symptoms of sinusitis?

Common symptoms of sinusitis include pain and pressure around the eyes and forehead.

Many of the symptoms that bring in patients are listed following and are some of the many reasons that people seek the support of an ENT surgeons when dealing with their sinus issues: need to blow nose, sneezing, runny nose, cough, post nasal discharge, thick nasal discharge, ear fullness, dizziness, ear pain, facial pain or pressure, difficult falling asleep, waking up at night, lack of sleep, waking up tired, fatigue, reduced productivity, reduced concentration, frustrated/restless/irritable, sad or embarrassed.

The symptoms of sinusitis include the nose draining a thick, yellow or green discharge. Sometimes this discharge drains downward into the rear of the throat. Nasal congestion, headache, tenderness, sore throat, ear pain, fever, irritability, throbbing face pain, and coughs that get worse during the night are additional symptoms of sinusitis. Your eyes and your face may also feel or appear swollen.

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