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Sinusitis

Sinusitis is infection or inflammation of the sinuses, the air-filled sacs within the skull. Sinusitis can be caused by allergies, autoimmune disease, and infection from bacteria, viruses or fungi. Facial pain or headaches above the affected sinuses are a symptom of the disease.

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Antibiotics Prescribed Longer than Required for Sinus Infection
Antibiotic courses are being prescribed for more than 10 days to treat an acute sinus infection in adults. However, the Infectious Diseases Society of.....
A 13-year-old Boy Dies after Sinus Infection Spreads to His Brain
A 13-year-old Michigan boy who was diagnosed with a very rare sinus infection died after it spread to his brain.

Marquel Brumley went to an .....
Paving the Way Toward New Treatments for Chronic Sinus Infections
Healthy sinuses are filled with air. But when they become blocked and filled with fluid, germs can grow and cause an infection. recently a study has f.....
Quitting Smoking Can Reverse Symptoms of Sinus After 10 Years
Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) patients who quit smoking can soon improve their condition in over a period of 10 years, reveals a recent study led by th.....
New Clinical Decision Rules Diagnose Sinusitis Accurately
A new series of clinical decision rules has been developed by researchers. These rules integrate signs, symptoms, and C-reactive protein, which helps .....


Sinusitis - Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Complications and Treatment
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Sinus Headaches - Causes Symptoms Treatment
A sinus headache is a constant, agonizing pain felt in forehead and upper face. Sinus headache is often associated with nasal congestion and worsens with moving the head or bending down... Read More
Sick Sinus Syndrome - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
Sick sinus syndrome is group of rhythm disturbances of the heart (arrhythmias) related to sino-atrial node dysfunction, more commonly seen among the elderly... Read More
Post-Nasal Drip - Causes, Symptoms and Remedies
Post-nasal drip occurs as dripping of the excessive mucus from the nasal mucosa caused by allergy or infection. Post-nasal drip can cause bad breath and snoring... Read More
Cancer of Maxillary Sinus/Paranasal Sinuses-Symptoms-Diagnosis-Treatment-Prevention
Cancers of paranasal sinuses are rare but if they arise, the most common sites affected are the maxillary sinuses... Read More
Nasal Polyp - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Health Tips
Nasal polyps are small swellings in the nose. Learn more about their types, causes, symptoms and treatment... Read More
Nasal Pain - Symptom Evaluation
Is painful nose a sign of common cold or something serious? Nasal pain refers to pain in the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses. .. Read More
Nasal Discharge – Symptom Evaluation
The cause of nasal discharge can be identified based on the type of discharge. In some conditions, the mucus production increases and manifests in the form of a running nose... Read More
Head and Neck Cancers - Types, Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments
Head and neck cancers usually occur in the squamous cells lining the moist, mucosal surfaces inside the head and neck... Read More
Head aches - Types - Symptoms - Migraine - Diagnosis - Treatment
A headache literally means ‘pain in the head’. It is a common complaint that may occur frequently in some.. Read More



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