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When the cavities surrounding the nasal passage get infected and swollen by virus, bacteria and fungi, this condition is called sinusitis or sinus infection. The very first step you should take to cure sinus infection is elimination of foods like milk, cheese or wheat from your diet that encourage mucus formation. Grapefruit seed extract contain anti bacterial, antifungal and anti inflammatory properties and effectively kills bacteria and fungi in the sinus cavity.
A powerful compound known as curcumin contained in turmeric can clear the sinus passage and heal the sinus cavity. Turmeric also has anti-inflammatory properties which can heal the nasal inflammation and cure infection. Cleansing the nasal passage using water or saline solution with the help of neti-pot is an effective natural remedy for getting relief from sinus infection. Some other steps you should take to cure sinus infection include application of warm compress several times a day on the face, drinking plenty of fluids and water to moisturize mucous membranes and wash them out of the sinus. May 29, 2012 by Dr Paulose Acute frontal sinusitis usually occurs in association with ethmoid or maxillary sinusitis. Antibiotics should be prescribed routinely because only 30-40% of patients with clinically suspected sinusitis have a bacterial infection, and over two thirds of patients experience improvement or resolution of symptoms with antibiotic treatment. A Surgery is indicated in resistant cases which includes frontal sinus trephening and endoscopic decompression.


Dr Paulose FRCS, DLO is a Consultant ENT Plastic & Laser Surgeon with over 38 years of world class experience in Ear, Nose, Throat and Laser Surgery treating patients across the world from UK, US, Middle East to Asia.
Your core body temperature rises because your body’s immune system is gearing up to fight off the infection. See the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy (Your California Privacy Rights) for more information.
Antibiotics are prescribed most often to treat sinusitis, but researches have shown that using antibiotics too often can cause antibiotic related health problems and may not cure recurring sinus infection. Inhaling grapefruit seed extract after adding few drops in warm water or adding few drops in neti-pot for washing out the sinus can bring relief by killing the fungi and bacteria that are causing infection. Swishing and gargling with extra virgin olive oil, sunflower or sesame oil helps to cure infection by pulling the bacteria out of the sinus.
You can use oregano oil for ingesting or inhaling the steam after mixing in boiling water for opening the nasal passage.
You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional. The front nasal duct is tortuous and easily obstructed by mucosal edema after a viral URTI.
Head ache showing classic periodicity (More during early morning hours and gets better as the day progresses). Signs and symptoms of meningitis include: High fever, photophobia, neck pain, neck stiffness, severe headache and altered mental status.


This is caused by direct extension of infection or by thrombophlebitis involving the diploic veins. Sinus infection fevers are usually low grade, but they can be an indication that the infection has settled in for a longer stay.
Headache, stuffy nose, fever, cough and congestion, bad breath, fatigue, ear ache, green and yellow discharge from throat or nose are some of the common symptoms of sinus infection. There are a variety of natural cures that can be helpful in preventing and treating the symptoms and aiding in speedy recovery. If organic apple cider vinegar is taken regularly when the symptoms like stuffy nose, watery eyes and headache begin to appear, it can prevent sinus infection. Early diagnosis and management of acute frontal sinusitis will go a long way in preventing development of complications. In patients with osteomyelitis of anterior table of frontal bone may lead to formation of subperiosteal abscess which present as swelling over the forehead. Patients with cavernous sinus thrombosis present with ophthalmoplegia, proptosis, visual loss, trigeminal nerve deficits. Papa says, adding that this usually suggests that something serious is going on, especially if you didn’t have the fever at the beginning of the infection or the fever got worse, and that you need to see a doctor.



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