SinusitisSSinusitisSinusitisEnglishOtolaryngologyPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeadRespiratory systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Cough;Fever;Headache;Nasal congestion;Runny nose;Sore throat2010-02-15T05:00:00ZMark Feldman MD, FRCPC8.0000000000000071.0000000000000950.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>An overview of this condition marked by an inflammation of the lining of the sinuses, along with tips on how to help your child recover.</p><h2>What is sinusitis?</h2><p>The sinuses are the cavities in bones around the nose, eyes and in the forehead. Sinusitis is an inflammation of the lining of the sinuses. The inflammation occurs because of a bacterial infection. Inflammation causes swelling. Sinusitis is more common in children over 10 years old.</p> <figure> <span class="asset-image-title">Sinuses</span> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Sinuses_MED_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> <figcaption class="asset-image-caption">The sinuses are hollow cavities within the facial bones. Sinusitis is an inflammation of the lining of the sinuses.</figcaption> </figure><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Sinusitis is an inflammation of the lining of the sinuses. </li> <li>Sinusitis is more common in children over age 10.</li> <li>Symptoms include cold symptoms lasting longer than 10 days. There may be a headache that worsens when bending forward.</li> <li>Antibiotics should help clear the infection within 48 to 72 hours.</li> <li>Do not give your child acetylsalicylic acid (ASA).</li> </ul><h2>Signs and symptoms of sinusitis</h2> <p>Symptoms include:</p> <ul> <li>cold symptoms lasting longer than 10 days</li> <li>headache that worsens when bending forward</li> <li>high fevers</li> <li>thick yellow-green mucous coming out of the nose for at least three days</li> <li>swelling around the eye and over the sinuses</li> <li>facial pain</li> </ul><h2>Causes</h2> <p>Sinusitis is caused by a blockage in the passages of the nose and throat. When a child is healthy, mucus produced in the sinuses traps harmful bacteria. It sends the bacteria down the lining of the sinuses to drain. When there are blockages, the bacteria gather. The bacteria can multiply. This may happen if a child has a viral infection like a cold. This leads to a sinus infection. This causes swelling of the sinus tissues. </p><h2>What your child's doctor can do for your child with sinusitis</h2> <h3>Physical examination</h3> <p>Your child's doctor will examine your child. Usually reviewing signs and symptoms is enough to make a diagnosis. CT scans may be considered. </p><h2>Treatment</h2> <p>Once diagnosed, your child’s doctor will likely prescribe antibiotics. The infection should start to clear within 48 to 72 hours.</p><h2>When to get medical assistance</h2> <p>See a doctor, call 9-1-1, or visit the nearest Emergency Department right away if:</p> <ul> <li>your child has a high fever and a bad headache.</li> </ul>
SinusiteSSinusiteSinusitisFrenchOtolaryngologyPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeadRespiratory systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Cough;Fever;Headache;Nasal congestion;Runny nose;Sore throat2010-02-15T05:00:00ZMark Feldman MD, FRCPC8.0000000000000071.0000000000000950.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>Voici un aperçu à comprendre de cette maladie caractérisée par une inflammation de la paroi des sinus, ainsi que des conseils pour aider votre enfant à se rétablir.<br></p><h2>Qu’est-ce que la sinusite?</h2> <p>Les sinus sont des cavités dans l’os qui entoure le nez et les yeux, ainsi que dans le front. La sinusite est une inflammation de la paroi de ces sinus. L’inflammation survient à cause d’une infection bactérienne. Elle cause un gonflement des sinus. La sinusite est plus fréquente chez les enfants âgés de plus de dix ans.</p> <figure> <span class="asset-image-title">Sinus <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Sinuses_MED_ILL_FR.jpg" alt="" /> <figcaption class="asset-image-caption">Les sinus sont des cavités dans les os de la face. La sinusite est une inflammation de la paroi des sinus.</figcaption> </span></figure><h2>À retenir<br></h2><ul><li>La sinusite est une inflammation de la paroi des sinus. </li><li>La sinusite est plus fréquente chez les enfants de plus de dix ans.</li><li>Au nombre des symptômes, on compte les symptômes du rhume qui durent plus de dix jours et un mal de tête qui empire quand la personne se penche par en-avant.</li><li>Les antibiotiques devraient aider à mettre fin à l’infection dans les 48 à 72 heures.</li><li>Ne donnez pas d’AAS à votre enfant.</li></ul><h2>Signes et symptômes de la sinusite</h2> <p>Voici quelques symptômes :</p> <ul> <li>symptômes du rhume qui durent plus de 10 jours;</li> <li>maux de tête qui empirent quand la personne se penche;</li> <li>fièvres élevées;</li> <li>mucus jaunâtre et verdâtre épais qui s’écoule du nez pendant au moins trois jours;</li> <li>enflure autour des yeux et au-dessus des sinus;</li> <li>douleurs au visage.</li> </ul><h2>Causes</h2> <p>La sinusite est causée par une obstruction dans les cavités du nez et de la gorge. Quand l’enfant est en santé, le mucus produit dans les sinus emprisonne les bactéries nocives et envoie les bactéries vers la paroi des sinus, qui sont ensuite drainés. En cas d’obstruction, les bactéries s’accumulent et peuvent se multiplier. Ce phénomène peut se produire si un enfant est atteint d’une infection virale comme un rhume, qui peut donner lieu à une infection des sinus. Cette infection fait enfler les tissus sinusaux. </p><h2>Ce que le médecin peut faire pour votre enfant atteint de sinusite</h2> <h3>Examen physique</h3> <p>Le médecin examinera votre enfant. Habituellement, le seul examen des signes et symptômes suffit pour poser un diagnostic. On pourrait aussi envisager de faire une TAO.</p><h2>Traitement</h2> <p>Une fois que votre enfant aura reçu son diagnostic, le médecin prescrira probablement des antibiotiques. L’infection devrait commencer à se résorber dans les 48 à 72 heures.</p><h2>Quand consulter</h2> <p>Consultez un médecin, appelez le 9-1-1 ou rendez-vous au service d’urgence le plus près immédiatement si :</p> <ul> <li>votre enfant a une forte fièvre et un important mal de tête.</li> </ul>

 

 

Sinusitis832.000000000000SinusitisSinusitisSEnglishOtolaryngologyPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeadRespiratory systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Cough;Fever;Headache;Nasal congestion;Runny nose;Sore throat2010-02-15T05:00:00ZMark Feldman MD, FRCPC8.0000000000000071.0000000000000950.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>An overview of this condition marked by an inflammation of the lining of the sinuses, along with tips on how to help your child recover.</p><h2>What is sinusitis?</h2><p>The sinuses are the cavities in bones around the nose, eyes and in the forehead. Sinusitis is an inflammation of the lining of the sinuses. The inflammation occurs because of a bacterial infection. Inflammation causes swelling. Sinusitis is more common in children over 10 years old.</p> <figure> <span class="asset-image-title">Sinuses</span> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Sinuses_MED_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> <figcaption class="asset-image-caption">The sinuses are hollow cavities within the facial bones. Sinusitis is an inflammation of the lining of the sinuses.</figcaption> </figure><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Sinusitis is an inflammation of the lining of the sinuses. </li> <li>Sinusitis is more common in children over age 10.</li> <li>Symptoms include cold symptoms lasting longer than 10 days. There may be a headache that worsens when bending forward.</li> <li>Antibiotics should help clear the infection within 48 to 72 hours.</li> <li>Do not give your child acetylsalicylic acid (ASA).</li> </ul><h2>Signs and symptoms of sinusitis</h2> <p>Symptoms include:</p> <ul> <li>cold symptoms lasting longer than 10 days</li> <li>headache that worsens when bending forward</li> <li>high fevers</li> <li>thick yellow-green mucous coming out of the nose for at least three days</li> <li>swelling around the eye and over the sinuses</li> <li>facial pain</li> </ul><h2>Causes</h2> <p>Sinusitis is caused by a blockage in the passages of the nose and throat. When a child is healthy, mucus produced in the sinuses traps harmful bacteria. It sends the bacteria down the lining of the sinuses to drain. When there are blockages, the bacteria gather. The bacteria can multiply. This may happen if a child has a viral infection like a cold. This leads to a sinus infection. This causes swelling of the sinus tissues. </p><h2>What your child's doctor can do for your child with sinusitis</h2> <h3>Physical examination</h3> <p>Your child's doctor will examine your child. Usually reviewing signs and symptoms is enough to make a diagnosis. CT scans may be considered. </p><h2>Treatment</h2> <p>Once diagnosed, your child’s doctor will likely prescribe antibiotics. The infection should start to clear within 48 to 72 hours.</p><h2>How you can help your child </h2> <h3>Monitor the fever and complete the antibiotics</h3> <p>The fever usually improves 24 to 48 hours after starting antibiotics. Complete the course of antibiotic therapy as prescribed. This is important to prevent a recurrence, antibiotic resistance, and complications of the disease. <a href="/Article?contentid=62&language=English">Acetaminophen</a> or <a href="/Article?contentid=153&language=English">ibuprofen</a> can be used to treat fever or pain. DO NOT give your child <a href="/Article?contentid=77&language=English">acetylsalicylic acid (ASA)</a>.</p> <h3>Offer your child liquids, often</h3> <p>Give plenty of liquids. Sipping with a straw or sippy cup may help.</p> <h3>Steam to clear sinuses </h3> <p>Place a cool mist humidifier in your child's room. This can help keep air moist. It may relieve the nasal and sinus congestion. If a humidifier is to be used, avoid hot water humidifiers (these can lead to burns when curious toddlers tug on them to see what is inside). </p><h2>When to get medical assistance</h2> <p>See a doctor, call 9-1-1, or visit the nearest Emergency Department right away if:</p> <ul> <li>your child has a high fever and a bad headache.</li> </ul>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Sinuses_MED_ILL_EN.jpgSinusitis

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