Symptoms of nasal and sinus cancer

The most common symptoms of nasal and sinus cancer are:

  • a persistent blocked nose, which usually only affects one side
  • Nosebleed
  • mucus draining from the nose, which may be blood-stained
  • a decreased sense of smell

These symptoms can be similar to more common and less serious conditions, such asa cold or sinusitis .

At a later stage, symptoms can include:

  • pain or numbness in the face
  • swollenglands in the neck
  • partial loss of vision or double vision
  • a bulging or persistently watering eye
  • a lump or growth on yourface, nose or roof ofyour mouth
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Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 21 Dec 2018