Acute sinusitis is defined as inflammation of the nose and sinuses, with two or more of the following symptoms: blockage/congestion, discharge, facial pain or pressure and reduced sense of smell, or even loss of sense of smell. Other symptoms can include toothache of the upper teeth, tenderness, swelling, malaise and fever.

For more information on how acupuncture may be able to help with the symptoms of sinusitis, please download this factsheet.