Sinus Quiz: If your nose is stuffy, your head is aching, and you can’t stop coughing, you could have a bad cold, or it could be a serious sinus infection. The symptoms of a sinus infections, a common cold, the flu, or allergies can all be similar. Treatment however, for each is every different. Only a doctor can properly diagnose a sinus infection, but this quiz will hep provide some insight so you can better evaluate what is going on and or causing some of your symptoms.
Recommended Next Step
0 to 10
No actions necessary or symptoms can be treated with off-the-counter medication.
11 to 40
An appointment with a specialist is recommended and/or prescription medicine can be taken to treat symptoms.
41 to 69
Moderate to severe
An appointment with a specialist is recommended to determine the best treatment options.
70 to 100
Severe to “as bad as it can be”
An appointment with a specialist is recommended, treatment to be determined by doctor. Possible surgical candidate.
* The evaluation is to be used as a guide and not a physician’s diagnosis. Treatment to be determined by a doctor upon appointment.