A stuffy nose may occur after a nose injury and may block the
drainage of a
sinus. As the fluid builds up, pressure on the sinus
increases, causing pain. The blocked sinus may lead to a sinus
Symptoms of a sinus infection include:
Medical treatment for a sinus infection includes medicines
An untreated sinus infection can lead to serious
March 18, 2013
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
& David Messenger, MD
How this information was developed to help you make better health decisions.
To learn more visit Healthwise.org
© 1995-2013 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.
We are happy to take your appointment request over the phone, or, you may fill out an online request form.
Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.