Misdiagnosis of Sinusitis

Undiagnosed sinusitis: The most likely misdiagnosis is that sinusitis is not diagnosed properly, or is not diagnosed early. Sometimes it is hard to distinguish when a common cold has become sinusitis. The symptoms like runny nose and nasal discharge may just be more severe, or last longer than they should. Classic signs of sinusitis not to miss include headache, and any type of facial pain or feelings of tightness or discomfort of the facial areas, including the nose, cheek, mouth, teeth, forehead, and so on.

Other Respiratory Conditions. A variety of other respiratory conditions can cause some of the symptoms like sinusitis (e.g. runny nose, nasal discharge), and the differential diagnosis includes:

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