Sinusitis

Acute or bacterial

Sinusitis is a common condition characterised by the inflammation of the sinuses, typically resulting from an infection. This inflammation can lead to various symptoms that affect the head and face.

Symptoms of Sinusitis

Acute or bacterial

Some of the common symptoms of sinusitis include:

These symptoms can vary in intensity and duration, and individuals experiencing them should seek medical attention for proper diagnosis and treatment.

When it comes to treatment, there are options available to alleviate the symptoms of sinusitis. For adults over the age of 12, steroid nasal sprays can be recommended to reduce inflammation and relieve congestion. In more severe cases, a course of antibiotics may be prescribed to address the underlying bacterial infection. It's important for individuals to consult with a healthcare professional to determine the most appropriate and effective treatment plan based on the specific nature of their sinusitis.

How it works

Step 1

You book a free appointment with one of our NHS trained consultants.

Step 2

A consultant will review your request and call you back within 20 minutes.

Step 3

We will carry out a FREE consultation in-store or remotely.

How long will this take?

The sinusitis (acute or bacterial) will take between 10-15 minutes.

Where is this service available?

The free service is available in any of our branches, or remotely depending on how you wish to book the consultation with us.

In conclusion, sinusitis is a condition that can cause discomfort and impact daily life due to its range of symptoms. Prompt medical attention and the right treatment approach, such as steroid nasal sprays or antibiotics, can help manage and alleviate these symptoms, promoting a faster recovery and improved quality of life for those affected by sinusitis.

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    The Pharmacy First is a free service expanding upon the existing self-care advice and assistance available from pharmacy teams, empowering skilled pharmacists to offer guidance and, when suitable, treatment for seven common conditions. No prescription is required for conditions such as earache, sore throat, impetigo, shingles, sinusitis, uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI) in women, and infected insect bites and stings. This hassle-free approach enables individuals to address minor health concerns conveniently, eliminating the need for a GP visit. Our committed pharmacists are ready to provide assistance in the discretion of a dedicated consultation room.