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Learn your Sinusitis Score

Sinusitis is inflammation of the lining membrane of any sinus. Take the following quiz to see if you have sinusitis.

Choose "yes" if you have any of the following symptoms for ten days or longer; otherwise, choose "no."

1. Facial pressure/pain?

    yes        no


2. Headache pain?

    yes        no


3. Congestion or stuffy nose?

    yes        no


4. Thick, yellow-green nasal discharge?

    yes        no


5. Low fever (99-100°)?

    yes        no


6. Bad breath?

    yes        no


7. Pain in the upper teeth?

    yes        no

If you answered "Yes" to three or more of the symptoms listed above, you may have a sinus infection resulting from allergies, bacteria, or a response to fungi. An examination by an ear, nose, and throat specialist may be warranted.


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