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Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
.... This is called a postnasal drip. Also, may have a sore throat and throat clearing from postnasal drip Viral Sinus Infection . Part of the common cold. A cold infects the lining of the nose. It also infects the lining of all the sinuses. Nasal and sinus congestion occur together. Bacterial...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... J01.90 A viral infection of the sinuses A normal part of the common cold Fullness or pressure on the face over a sinus. Pain is usually mild. Sinus pressure occurs above the eyebrow, behind the eye, and under the cheekbone Other common symptoms are a stuffy...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... J01.90 A bacterial infection of one or more of the sinuses Main symptoms are increased sinus pain and return of fever. Pain or pressure on the face over a sinus. Sinus pain occurs above the eyebrow, behind the eye, and under the cheekbone The skin around...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... © 2003 American Academy of Pediatrics, Updated 07/2013. All rights reserved. J01 J32 Most of the time the swelling disappears by itself as the cold or allergy goes away. However, if the swelling does not go away, the openings that normally allow the sinuses to drain into the back...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
.... Bacteria cause: Most ear infections Most sinus infections (not just sinus congestion) 20% of sore throats which are Strep throats 10% of pneumonia (a lung infection) Most infections in children are caused by a virus. Antibiotics do NOT help. Viruses cause: 100% of colds. (Note...
Point-of-Care Quick Reference
Published: July 2016
... species) Fungal pathogens Anaerobes Inflammation and edema of the respiratory mucosa lead to obstruction of the ostium. Pressure changes in the sinus from occlusion or blowing and sniffing through the nose allow invasion of bacteria. Sinusitis occurs most frequently after...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... respiratory viruses. Healthy children get about 6 colds a year. Colds are not serious. With a cold, about 5 and 10% of children develop an ear or sinus infection. Using this guide, you can decide if your child develops a complication. Look for these symptoms: Earache or ear discharge...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... respiratory viruses. Healthy children get about 6 colds a year. Colds are not serious. With a cold, about 5 and 10% of children develop an ear or sinus infection. Using this guide, you can decide if your child develops a complication. Look for these symptoms: Earache or ear discharge...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... irrigation or nasal rinses, can be used to help treat: Stuffy nose symptoms Colds and upper respiratory infections (URIs) Hay fever (nasal allergies) Sinus infections (viral and bacterial sinusitis) Cleans out mucus Washes out dust and pollen Washes out germs Improves air...
Book Chapter
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Published: January 2021
DOI: 10.1542/9781610025782-S3_001
EISBN: 978-1-61002-578-2
.... Intra-abdominal abscesses and peritoneal-dermal draining sinuses occur eventually. Chronic localized disease often forms draining sinus tracts with purulent discharge. Other sites of infection include the liver, pelvis (which, in some cases, has been linked to use of intrauterine devices), heart...
Point-of-Care Quick Reference
Published: March 2022
..., eustachian tubes, and sinus ostia). Increased incidence of respiratory infection, acute otitis media, chronic serous otitis media, eustachian tube dysfunction, hearing loss, and sinusitis Children older than 4 years Pollen sensitivity is more common. Perennial allergic rhinitis Primary...
Book Chapter
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Published: January 2021
DOI: 10.1542/9781610025782-S3_046
EISBN: 978-1-61002-578-2
... are associated with concomitant Epstein-Barr virus infection. Preceding oropharyngeal infection is the most frequent primary source for invasive infection. Invasive infections can be characterized by peritonsillar abscess, deep neck space infection, mastoiditis, and sinusitis that can be complicated...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... symptoms with a cold. If your doctor has prescribed an antiviral drug, take it as directed. Here is some care advice that should help. For a Runny Nose With Lots of Discharge: Blow the Nose The nasal mucus and discharge is washing germs out of the nose and sinuses. Blowing the nose...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... symptoms with a cold. If your doctor has prescribed an antiviral drug, take it as directed. Here is some care advice that should help. For a Runny Nose With Lots of Discharge: Blow or Suction the Nose The nasal mucus and discharge is washing germs out of the nose and sinuses. Blowing...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... puncture wounds, cuts, scratches, or bites. Skin rashes. Itchy rashes can cause scratch marks. Any break in the skin can get infected. Some itchy rashes are eczema, chickenpox, scabies, insect bites and poison ivy. Cellulitis of the eyelids can be from a sinus infection. Cellulitis of the cheek...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... medicines (Reason: Dry out the nose) Vigorous nose blowing Ibuprofen and aspirin (Reason: Increases bleeding tendency) Suctioning the nose can sometimes cause bleeding Picking or rubbing the nose Factors that make the nasal lining more fragile. Examples are nasal allergies, colds and sinus...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... a headache on the forehead just above the eyebrow. Rare before 10 years old because frontal sinus not formed yet. Other sinuses cause face pain, not headache. Serious causes . Meningitis or encephalitis. Symptoms include a headache, stiff neck, vomiting, fever and confusion. Mild: Your...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: August 2021
... the tonsils. Strep pharyngitis . Group A Strep is the most common bacterial cause. It accounts for 20% of persistent sore throats. Only these need an antibiotic. Postnasal drip . Drainage from sinus congestion can cause a sore throat. Sometimes, it’s because the secretions are irritating to the throat...
Point-of-Care Quick Reference
Published: March 2022
... meatus should be noted. Sometimes requires observation of urination A urogenital sinus can be mistaken for the urethra. Indentation at the end of the glans penis can be mistaken for the penile urethra. The labioscrotal folds should be examined for Degree of fusion Symmetry Rugosity...
Book Chapter
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Published: January 2021
DOI: 10.1542/9781610025782-S3_009
EISBN: 978-1-61002-578-2
... sinusitis occurs in children with nasal polyps or previous episodes of sinusitis or in children who have undergone sinus surgery. Allergic sinusitis is characterized by symptoms of chronic sinusitis with dark plugs of nasal discharge and is different from invasive Aspergillus sinusitis. Chronic...