The nose and the nasal sinuses form a complex system that can be the site where various conditions develop. These include nasal congestion, runny nose, sneezing, post-nasal drip or mucous that runs down the back of the throat, headache, pressure on the forehead, the nasal bridge, or the upper jaw, including tooth pain.
Conditions of the nose and sinuses
There are many diverse conditions of the nose. Patients differ in the degree to which their symptoms present. While the conditions of the nose are often annoying and not serious, there is sometimes an serious underlying illness.
Which conditions are the most common?
The treatment of nose and sinus problems
Depending on the diagnosis given, there is usually a specific treatment for each nose and/or sinus problem. The treatment may consist of medication, some anti-allergy measures or a surgical procedure in the hospital.
An overview of the most common treatments: