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A stuffed-up nose, pain in the forehead and the jaw, and a cough are all typical symptoms of sinusitis. Read our feature to find out more about the causes and symptoms of acute and chronic sinusitis, as well as the treatment options.
Fact sheet: Acute sinusitis
Fact sheet: Chronic sinusitis
Fact sheet: Protection from respiratory viruses
What is an inflammation?
Acute sinusitis: Can antibiotics help?
In acute sinusitis, antibiotics usually cannot help, because it is normally caused by viruses, not by bacteria. In a severe infection antibiotics are necessary, however.
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