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An infection of the cavities in the maxilla situated behind the cheek-bone. The symptoms can frequently give rise to toothache in the upper premolar and molar regions. Fluid can build up and the pain can be made worse by sudden movement of the head.
Antibiotics may be required. Inhalation with eucalyptus and menthol can help to alleviate the discomfort and clear the sinuses.