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What is the difference between chronic sinusitis and rhinitis?

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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Nose vs. sinuses

Rhinitis is inflammation of the nasal passages, while sinusitis is inflammation of the sinuses around the nasal passages .
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In brief: Nose vs. sinuses

Rhinitis is inflammation of the nasal passages, while sinusitis is inflammation of the sinuses around the nasal passages .
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Dr. Eric Toloza
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Dr. Robert Ramirez
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Nose vs sinus

Chronic sinusitis in an inflammation of the sinuses usually from bacteria or viruses, that has persisted for about 2 months.
On the contrary, rhinitis (congestion, runny nose) is inflammation of the nasal passage. Because they often go hand in hand, we like to use the term chronic rinosinusitis (crs).

In brief: Nose vs sinus

Chronic sinusitis in an inflammation of the sinuses usually from bacteria or viruses, that has persisted for about 2 months.
On the contrary, rhinitis (congestion, runny nose) is inflammation of the nasal passage. Because they often go hand in hand, we like to use the term chronic rinosinusitis (crs).
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