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What is sinusitis ?

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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Sinus infection

Sinus infections are caused by blockage of the sinus cavities.
These may be bacterial or viral in nature. Symptoms include fevers, malaise, nasal congestion, & pressure in the face and cheek area. Depending on the cause and severity, treatments include nasal rinses, antibiotics and steroids.

In brief: Sinus infection

Sinus infections are caused by blockage of the sinus cavities.
These may be bacterial or viral in nature. Symptoms include fevers, malaise, nasal congestion, & pressure in the face and cheek area. Depending on the cause and severity, treatments include nasal rinses, antibiotics and steroids.
Dr. Mike Bowman
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: InflammationOfSinus

Sinusitis by definition is an inflammation of the mucous membrane that line the paranasal sinuses.
It can be Acute that is caused by infection and lasts for up to 4 weeks Recurrent when 4 or more episodes of acute sinusitis Subacute lasting 4to12 weeks Chronic when it lasts more than 12 weeks Most are caused by viruses and bacteria Pesents with congestion,fever,facial pain and thick nasal dischar

In brief: InflammationOfSinus

Sinusitis by definition is an inflammation of the mucous membrane that line the paranasal sinuses.
It can be Acute that is caused by infection and lasts for up to 4 weeks Recurrent when 4 or more episodes of acute sinusitis Subacute lasting 4to12 weeks Chronic when it lasts more than 12 weeks Most are caused by viruses and bacteria Pesents with congestion,fever,facial pain and thick nasal dischar
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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