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What is sinusitis, types of sinusitis, its symptoms and causes as well as sinusitis treatment and prevention. Best sinusitis treatments in USA.

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what is sinusitis
What is sinusitis?

Sinusitis refers to an inflammation of membrances lining with the sinuses that may occur due to bacterial, viral or fungal infections.

Sinusitis Prevalence in USA only:

Number of adults diagnosed with sinusitis: 29.4 million


what are sinuses
What are sinuses?

Sinuses are one of the hollow cavities that are present in the skull and are air filled.

Healthy sinuses have no bacterial, viral or fungal infection.

1 types of sinusitis
(1) Types of sinusitis

Acute sinusitis

Led by viral, fungal or bacterial


Contaminated from nose to sinuses.

Normally subsides within 10 days.

2. Subacurte sinusitis

Inflammation lasts for

1 to 2 months.

2 types of sinusitis
(2) Types of sinusitis

3. Chronic sinusitis

Led by an allergy.

Acute attacks occur frequently.

Last for approximately 2-3 months.

4. Recurrent sinusitis

Attacks may last up to a year.

symptoms of sinusitis
Symptoms of sinusitis


Nasal discharge


Stuffy nose


Sore throat

Facial pressure

High fever etc.

causes of sinusitis
Causes of sinusitis

Air pollutants.


Pet danders

Dust allergy

Deviated nasal septum

Nasal polyps

Allergic reactions

Some medical conditions etc..

preventing sinusitis i
Preventing sinusitis (i)

Get immediate treatment!

Use -

Saline sprays

Nasal lubricant sprays

Nasal irrigation

preventing sinusitis ii
Preventing sinusitis (ii)

Avoid -

Extremely dry indoor environment

Irritant exposure


sinusitis treatment i
Sinusitis treatment (i)

Acute sinusitis -


(e.g. steam inhalation,

nasal drops or sprays).

Antibiotics (as per prescribed,

usually for 10 to 14 days).

sinusitis treatment ii
Sinusitis treatment (ii)

Chronic sinusitis -

Treat Underlining Cause

Warm moist air.

Warm compresses

Saline nose drops

Antibiotics and often

Nonprescription decongestant

nasal drops or sprays

what if sinusitis remains untreated
What if sinusitis remains untreated

Delayed sinusitis treatment or unattended sinusitis may lead


Unwanted pain & discomfort and OFTEN

Meningitis or brain abscess and so on!

what else
What else?

All you need is to follow,

Healthy lifestyles,

Good hygiene AND

Prenvetive allergy steps!

Enjoy your sinusitis-free life!


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