Signs and symptoms of rhinosinusitis

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nariz congestionada, obstrucción nasal

Nasal congestion or obstruction. Causes difficulties breathing through the nose.

reducción del sentido del gusto y del olfato

Reduced sense of taste and smell in adults and in children.

congestión nasal espesa

Thick, colourless nasal congestion or drainage at the back of the throat (postnasal discharge).

Persona con sensación o dolor de presión facial

Facial pain or pressure, sensitivity and swelling around the eyes, cheeks, nose and forehead.

Other signs and symptoms include:

Woman with spots on her face typical of Lupus or cutaneous erythematosus.

Redness (erythema) and/or facial swelling around the cheeks due to soft tissue superinfection.

Irritated red eye

Redness of the eyes and/or an increase in the volume of the orbital contents (accumulation of purulent mucus in or around the eye socket).

Dolor de oido


Persona con dolor de mandíbula o presión facial

Pain in the jaw and upper teeth.

Persona con tos por la noche

Cough which worsens at night.

Persona con dolor de garganta

Sore throat.

Thermometer with a danger signal indicating fever

FeverIn cases of acute infection or exacerbation of chronic rhinosinusitus.

Person with halitosis sticking out the tongue

Bad breath (halitosis).

Fatigued woman sweating

Fatigue or irritability.

Person vomiting in a toilet


Substantiated information by:

Cristobal Langdon Montero

Published: 19 September 2018
Updated: 19 September 2018


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