Sinusitis is the inflammation of tissue within the sinuses. Infection can occur while the sinuses are blocked. Symptoms of sinusitis include a runny nose, stuffiness, congestion, and face tenderness.

To diagnose, a doctor can perform tests but typically a physical examination will suffice. The doctor may push on the sinus area for signs of tenderness.

To alleviate symptoms, humidifiers may help. Pain relievers can reduce any pain. If necessary, a doctor can prescribe an antibiotic.

At AFC Urgent Care, our board-certified doctors can test for and treat sinusitis. We are a walk-in urgent care center with extended hours to help you get the care you need quickly and on your time. Visit us today at 370 Providence Highway in Dedham MA or call 781-461-0200.