The most common symptoms of nasal and sinus cancer include a blocked nose that does not clear and nosebleeds.

The most common symptoms of nasal and sinus cancer include:

  • a blocked nose that does not clear
  • pressure or pain behind your nose or in your upper teeth
  • blood when you blow your nose
  • nosebleeds
  • losing your sense of smell.

Other symptoms include:

  • numbness in your cheek, your upper lip, your upper teeth or the side of your nose
  • headaches
  • stiffness or pain in your jaw
  • loose teeth in your upper jaw
  • speech changes
  • double vision.

These symptoms can be caused by other conditions, but it is important to have them checked by your doctor.

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