Sinus infection or sinusitis is sore of the air cavities within the passages of the nose. It is an inflammation or swelling of the tissue lining the sinus.
Healthy sinuses are filled with air. But germs can grow and cause an infection when they become blocked and filled with fluid.
Nucala nasal polyps are soft, painless, non-cancerous growths in your nose. They’re swollen tissue within the nose, they can be quite large and can block the passages of the nasal cavity and sinus drainage passages.
Nasal polyps are found throughout all ages. If we see nasal polyps in children, we often wonder if they have a condition such as cystic fibrosis because most commonly we see them in young adult middle age population.
Sinus infection can cause postnasal drips. However, Post nasal drip causing acid reflux can be severe. It is a condition where acid from the stomach is regurgitated back into the esophagus. It is worse at night because gravity makes it easier for acid to “backwash” into the esophagus and back of the throat.
However, there are signs and symptoms of sinus that you should be aware of and pay attention to.
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