Colds, the flu, and sinus infections have such similar symptoms that it can be tough to know what truly ails you. That said, a few subtle differences can tip you off. Diagnose yourself using this chart. | Health.com
Sinusitis is an inflammation of the lining of the sinuses caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Symptoms include a blocked nose, headache, facial pain and fever. Sinus infections usually clear up on their own in two to three weeks. Meanwhile, you can use these natural home remedies to relieve pain, clear congestion and reduce your recovery time.
You're sick, you're blowing your nose into a tissue, and then...you look, right? Isn't green mucus supposed to mean something? Actually, your snot can come in a rainbow of colors, with a progression from white to yellow to green as your body fights infection.