This inflammation of the nasal sinuses can be a short-term inflammation caused by a bacterial infection following an infection such as the common cold. Or, a long term, chronic condition, complicated by allergies and/or structural problems in the nose, which can greatly affect your quality of life.
For people with frequent infections it is important to treat the underlying problems, such as allergy. It is also important to treat symptoms promptly, as soon as they are noticed, which will often prevent the need for antibiotics. Read more.