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Sinusitis means your sinuses are inflamed. The cause can be an infection or another problem. Your sinuses are hollow air spaces within the bones surrounding the nose. They produce mucus, which drains into the nose. If your nose is swollen, this can block the sinuses and cause pain.

There are several types of sinusitis, including

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Illustration of the sinuses and sinusitis
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  1. Sinusitis (National Library of Medicine)  
    Sinusitis means your sinuses are inflamed. The cause can be an infection or another problem. Your sinuses ... and cause pain. There are several types of sinusitis, including Acute, which lasts up to 4 weeks ...
  2. Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work - Sinus Infection (Sinusitis) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work Share Compartir Sinus Infection (Sinusitis) On this Page Overview of a Sinus ... de los senos paranasales (sinusitis) Overview of a Sinus Infection Sinusitis, or a sinus infection, occurs when the ...
  3. Acute sinusitis; Sinus infection; Sinusitis - acute; Sinusitis - chronic; Rhinosinusitis ... episodes of acute sinusitis each year. Most fungal sinus infections need surgery. Surgery to repair a deviated septum ...
  4. Sinus Infections Account for More Antibiotic Prescriptions Than Any Other Diagnosis (American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology)  
    ... overall national burden of antibiotic burden for adult sinus infections. Study data were taken from the National Ambulatory ... chronic rhinosinusitis. Over the five year study period, sinus infections (acute and chronic combined) accounted for 11% of ...
  5. Sinus Infection and Toothache: Any Connection? (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
  6. Sinusitis (American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery)  
    ... Sneezing No Sometimes Yes Can children suffer from sinus infections? Your child’s sinuses are not fully developed until age 20. However, children can still suffer from sinus infection. Although small, the maxillary (behind the cheek) and ...
  7. Pediatric Sinusitis (American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery)  
    ... Has Sinusitis? The following symptoms may indicate a sinus infection in your child: •a “cold” lasting more than ... beyond the usual week to ten days, a sinus infection may be the cause. You can reduce the ...
  8. Adult Sinusitis (American Rhinologic Society)  
    ... MD Sarah K. Wise, MD INTRODUCTION “Sinusitis” and “sinus infection” are terms that are commonly used by patients, ... addition, many symptoms that occur with sinusitis or sinus infections may also be seen with other nasal and ...
  9. Antibiotics and Sinusitis (American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery)  
    ... cause sinus problems. Antibiotics are effective only against sinus infections caused by a bacterial infection. The following symptoms ... antibiotics may also be added to treat the sinus infection. Antibiotic Treatment For Sinusitis Antibiotics are labeled as ...
  10. Difference between Sinusitis and a Cold (American Academy of Pediatrics)  
    ... his teeth!) In very rare cases, a bacterial sinus infection may spread to the eye or the central ... sinusitis It may be difficult to tell a sinus infection from an uncomplicated cold, especially in the first ...
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