Sinusitis occurs when the sinus tissue becomes inflamed. Infection is typically caused by a virus so it will go away within a week if that is the case. Symptoms include a stuffy or runny nose, tenderness in the face, and congestion.

Doctors will diagnose with an examination. Tests can be performed if necessary. The physician may apply pressure to the area to test for tenderness.

To alleviate congestion symptoms, use a humidifier. A doctor may prescribe antibiotics depending on how severe the infection is.

If you have symptoms of sinusitis, visit AFC Urgent Care in Clearwater FL. You never need an appointment and will always be seen by a board-certified physician quickly. Visit us today at 1500 North McMullen Booth Rd in Clearwater FL or call 727-266-1266.