Sinusitis complications
Sinusitis

Complications could include:

  • A lumbar puncture is a medical procedure usually performed to obtain a sample of cerebrospinal fluid. The procedure is sometimes referred to as a spinal tap.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Meningitis is an inflammation of the membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord. It may cause headache and fever in teens and adults, irritability in babies, and trouble breathing in young children.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A skin abscess, sometimes also known as a boil, is a bump on the skin, usually filled with translucent fluid. These are caused by bacterial infection and are generally harmless.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A bone infection may occur when bacteria or fungi invade the bone, causing many symptoms, including fever, redness, stiffness, and swelling.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An ear infection occurs when a bacterial or viral infection affects the middle ear--the sections of the ear just behind the eardrum. Ear infections can be painful because of inflammation and fluid build up in the middle ear.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An outer ear infection is an infection in the tube that connects the opening of the ear to the eardrum.
    Source:HLCMS
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