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What are the signs and symptoms of a sinus infection?

Some signs and symptoms of a sinus infection include:

  • headaches
  • nasal congestion/discharge
  • postnasal drip (mucus drips down the throat from the nose)
  • sore throat
  • fever
  • cough
  • fatigue
  • bad breath

Sinusitis, or a sinus infection, occurs when the sinuses and nasal passages become inflamed.

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