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¿Tengo sinusitis?

La sinusitis es la inflamación de la membrana mucosa de los senos. Tome la siguiente prueba para ver si usted tiene sinusitis.

Elija "Sí" si usted tiene cualquiera de los siguientes síntomas durante diez días o más, de lo contrario, seleccione "No".

  1. ¿Presión facial / dolor?
    Sí               No
  2. ¿Dolor de dolor de cabeza?
    Sí               No
  3. ¿Congestión o la nariz tapada?
    Sí                No
  4. ¿Secreción nasal amarillo-verde, espesa?
    Sí               No
  5. ¿Fiebre baja (37 °C)?
    Sí               No
  6. ¿Mal aliento?
    Sí               No
  7. ¿Dolor en los dientes de arriba?
    Sí               No

Si usted contestó "Sí" a tres o más de los síntomas mencionados anteriormente, usted puede tener una infección en los senos como resultado de alergias, bacterias, u hongos. Un examen por un otorrinolaringólogo puede estar justificado.