Is it a sinus infection?

Patient

Q: Is it a sinus infection?

Doctor

A:   Hi.
Thanks for your query.

The symptoms of Sinusitis are:
Pain over sinuses and / or a part of the head, which increases on bending down.
Fever with or without chills.
Nasal mucopurulent discharge.
Pharyngitis due to secondary infection.
Malaise, not feeling fit and well, weakness.

If you have these symptoms you may be suffering from sinusitis.

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