Catarrhal sinusitis - the need for timely diagnosis - Symptoms

March 25, 2013

  • Catarrhal sinusitis - the need for prompt diagnosis
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  • Symptoms
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 catarrhal symptoms of sinusitis


Sinusitis often develops after a complicated course of viral diseases (eg, influenza Influenza - expect the unexpected but always  Influenza - expect the unexpected but always
   or respiratory viral infection). Catarrhal symptoms of sinusitis indicate the initial stage of the pathological process. With the spread of infection disease becomes more severe, it will be shown corresponding clinical picture.

 Symptoms | catarrhal sinusitis - the need for prompt diagnosis

Uncomplicated current version

Development catarrhal sinusitis after a viral disease naturally manifested symptoms of the general inflammatory response. Patients say the general weakness, malaise, they decreased appetite, worsening sleep Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams
 It appears insomnia. Viral infection often manifests photophobia and lacrimation.

After colds preserved nasal congestion, disturbed abundant mucus Mucus - what is the norm for a healthy woman  Mucus - what is the norm for a healthy woman
   of the nasal passage on the side of the affected sinus. This character of nasal catarrh is an indicator that is associated with increased production of mucus cells of the mucous membrane of the nasal sinuses. A viral infection may eventually join bacteria and other microorganisms. This will change the nature of the discharge from the nose, they become mucopurulent, in more severe cases purulent. Such an important diagnostic feature is required to assess the symptoms of the disease and determine the stage of development of the inflammatory process.

At the stage of catarrh when viewed from the patient's attention is drawn to swelling or edema in the lower eyelid, as well as minor tenderness on pressure or palpation of the sinus space projection. In this examination is available palpation front or front wall of the maxillary sinus, so the inflammation in the sinus cavities there is a local reaction in the form of pain. More pronounced changes in the age and development of inflammatory changes in the eye (keratitis, conjunctivitis) are a sign of complications.

 Symptoms | catarrhal sinusitis - the need for prompt diagnosis

Evaluation of clinical symptoms

The symptoms that characterize catarrhal sinusitis, are leading the process of diagnosis. The diagnostic significance is their duration. In most cases, catarrhal sinusitis subject reverse development within two weeks. If the inflammatory process takes longer than that, then there is a risk of already chronic current version.

If the correct interpretation of the clinical diagnosis of catarrhal symptoms of sinusitis is not in doubt. For more information on the nature of the disease can be obtained on the basis of additional methods of research:

  • X-ray examination
  • computerized tomography

Particular attention should be paid to the time the complaints of the patient. This coincides with infectious diseases. Within a short period of time after the patient has a cold typical complaints of wheezing, nasal congestion and pain in the nose. The pain may be of widespread or localized in nature only in the forehead, nose, or nose. At this stage of inflammation with adequate treatment and complete care possible to avoid the progression of the disease, it is important to start treatment as early as possible. Catarrhal sinusitis quite easily becomes purulent inflammation, so this is the risk of delayed diagnosis and poor treatment for this form of inflammation.

Bilateral sinusitis - which affects the incidence - Treatment

March 26, 2013

  • Bilateral sinusitis - which affects the incidence
  • Catarrhal
  • Treatment

 bilateral sinusitis treatment

Treatment - the main components

Carrying out treatment for inflammation of the paranasal sinuses is a prerequisite, and the self is absolutely contraindicated. Treatment of bilateral sinusitis help avoid serious complications, which may in some cases result in the most negative consequences for health. Spending should be treated in two steps, be sure to include in the complex therapeutic measures Rehabilitation Treatment methods.

 Treatment | Bilateral sinusitis - which affects the incidence

What affects the efficacy of the treatment

Therapeutic measures at bilateral inflammatory process include funds anti-inflammatory therapy, as well as the appointment of immunostimulatory drugs. Antibacterial agents help to suppress the development of pathogenic organisms and prevent the spread of pathogens to adjacent organs and tissues. Most often used antibacterial agents of the fluoroquinolones, aminoglycosides and macrolides. It is recommended to conduct microbiological research content sinuses and find out the sensitivity of abjection to common antibiotics Antibiotics - whether they will help you in the foreseeable future?  Antibiotics - whether they will help you in the foreseeable future?
 . If this possibility is no comprehensive diagnostic, treatment can begin with antibacterial agents with a wide range of exposure (group protected penicillins).

Required component of treatment should be immune stimulating agent. It drugs with antiviral activity that act on the immune system Immunity - types and characteristics in children in adults  Immunity - types and characteristics in children in adults
   generally. You can use natural medicines or herbal adaptogens that stimulate the immune system and have no harmful side effects. Herbal remedies are also available in the form of complex tools, they are composed of several therapeutic components. This group of drugs approved for use during pregnancy, so they can be administered in the case of a pregnant bilateral sinusitis or exacerbation of already having an inflammatory process.

 Treatment | Bilateral sinusitis - which affects the incidence

Methods of treatment during the recovery phase

Implementation of anti-inflammatory therapy should complete the course of treatment of bilateral sinusitis. It is imperative that remedial treatment at the stage of rehabilitation. The only way to prevent the development of chronic sinusitis. After removing the effects of acute inflammation, symptoms of intoxication can begin physiotherapy. To this end, shows the assignment of the following treatments:

  • electrophoresis
  • UFO
  • UHF
  • laser method
  • light therapy

Each of these treatment methods used only after consulting a doctor physiotherapist, who can choose the most suitable option in terms of the effectiveness of therapy. Note also that physiotherapy has a number of contraindications to use, so they can not be taken alone without medical supervision.

An excellent means of reductive treatment may be acupuncture. The method is effective for bilateral sinus Sinusitis - when a puncture is required  Sinusitis - when a puncture is required
 , Its use can reduce treatment time and prevent complications. Especially shows the assignment of this type of treatment with the development of neurological complications that are associated with the compression of the trigeminal nerve branches. Symptoms neuritis Neuritis - nerve damage  Neuritis - nerve damage
   amenable to regress after a single course of treatment, but in order to achieve full recovery may require a second course. The usual course of treatment consists of ten treatments, the treatment can be repeated after an interval of one month.

Marina Solovyov

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