How To Deal With Chronic Bilateral Maxillary Rhinosinusitis?
Good afternoon, I want to ask what is the purpose of chronic bilateral maxillary Rhinosinusitis? Is the disease dangerous and can the disease cause complications if it is not immediately resolved or how to deal with the disease? thank you
Hello Fitria Ali,
Chronic bilateral maxillary rhinosinusitis is a condition where inflammation occurs in the inner lining of the nose and also the sinus wall. Sinus itself is a small cavity in the skull bones and there are several sinus locations in the facial bones where one of them is the maxilla or cheekbones and there are right and left or bilateral. While chronic itself where this inflammatory condition has occurred more than 12 weeks or can continue for months.
Symptoms of rhinosinusitis itself include severe headaches, pain in the face, frequent sneezing, runny nose and snot can be greenish yellow, snot flowing in the throat, decreased smell and the ability to smell and if infected also can be accompanied by fever. If not handled properly can cause complications such as infections that spread to the lining of the brain, vision problems, infections in other organs, loss of ability to smell, and other complications.
Handling itself including treatment is done both to overcome the symptoms that arise and also if accompanied by an infection and surgery can be done with several techniques to clean the sinus cavity if the treatment does not provide optimal results. It is also important to avoid triggers for symptoms such as stopping and avoiding cigarette smoke, avoiding exposure to other allergens that trigger it, trying to use a mask when outside the room, maintain personal hygiene and the living environment, consume good nutrition, and also other efforts such as washing nose with salt water, avoid contact if there are people who are suffering from colds or flu so as not to be infected. Also do regular check-ups with your doctor or ENT specialist to treat your condition.
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