Rhinitis an inflammation of the mucous membranes of the nose. Symptoms include:
Sinusitis is a painful, long-lasting inflammation of the sinuses. Sinuses are the hollow cavities around the cheek bones found around the eyes and behind the nose. Symtoms of sinusitis include:
Sinusitis is common in the winter. It may last for months or years if it is not properly treated. Colds are the most common cause of acute sinusitis, but people with allergies are at higher risk for developing sinusitis.
If you think you have rhinitis or sinusitis, you should talk to an allergist/immunologist at Allergy & Asthma Specialists, PC in Chelmsford, North Andover, MA, or Nashua, NH. An allergist can help you with seasonal allergy management.