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Acute Sinusitis

Acute Sinusitis: Introduction

Acute Sinusitis: In a condition called acute sinusitis, a viral or bacterial infection of the upper respiratory tract spreads to the membrane which lines the sinus cavities. ... more about Acute Sinusitis.

Acute Sinusitis: A condition which is characterized by an acute inflammatory reaction affecting the sinuses. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Acute Sinusitis is available below.

Symptoms of Acute Sinusitis

Treatments for Acute Sinusitis

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Acute Sinusitis?

Causes of Acute Sinusitis

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Disease Topics Related To Acute Sinusitis

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Acute Sinusitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Acute Sinusitis

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Hospitals & Clinics: Acute Sinusitis

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Acute Sinusitis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Acute Sinusitis

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Article Excerpts about Acute Sinusitis

In a condition called acute sinusitis, a viral or bacterial infection of the upper respiratory tract spreads to the membrane which lines the sinus cavities. When one or more of these cavities are filled with fluid from the inflammation, they become painful. (Source: excerpt from Headache -- Hope Through Research: NINDS)

 

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