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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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  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)  
    ... to... Añadir en... Favorites Delicious Digg Google Bookmarks 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 ... an otolaryngologist) can perform this surgery. 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. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. Sinusitis (American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery)  
    ... obstruction, facial pain-pressure-fullness, or both. The sinus infection is likely bacterial if it persists for 10 ... to 7 days before taking antibiotics for mild sinus infections, allowing time for your body to fight the ...
  9. Sinusitis: Overview (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    ... a bacterial or viral infection, you get a sinus infection. Sinus infections sometimes occur after you’ve had a cold. ... bacteria to grow. The bacteria can cause a sinus infection. Treatment How is acute sinusitis treated? Treatment for ...
  10. Sinusitis (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... become irritated, this is called sinusitis (or a sinus infection). These infections usually follow colds or bouts with ... mistake cold-related headaches in young kids for sinus infections. But the sinuses in the forehead don't ...
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