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Acute sinusitis

Acute sinusitis: Introduction

Acute sinusitis: An acute inflammation of the sinuses. See detailed information below for a list of 6 causes of Acute sinusitis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Acute sinusitis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Acute sinusitis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Acute sinusitis

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Acute sinusitis: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Acute sinusitis, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Acute sinusitis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Acute sinusitis may include:

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Acute sinusitis: Animations

Acute sinusitis: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Acute sinusitis may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Acute sinusitis

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Acute sinusitis:

Misdiagnosis and Acute sinusitis

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection, such as more »

Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears off after about 15 years. Thus, any teen or adult with a persistent cough may actually have more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of more »

Pituitary conditions often undiagnosed cause of symptoms: There are a variety of symptoms that can be caused by a pituitary disorder (see more »

Acute sinusitis: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Acute sinusitis: Related Rare Diseases

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

Acute sinusitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

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)

In a condition called acute sinusitis, a viral or bacterial infection of the upper respiratory... (Source: excerpt from Headache -- Hope Through Research: NINDS)

Detailed list of causes of Acute sinusitis

The list below shows some of the causes of Acute sinusitis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Acute sinusitis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Acute sinusitis. Of the 6 causes of Acute sinusitis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 6 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Acute sinusitis:

The following list of conditions have 'Acute sinusitis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Classifications of Acute sinusitis:

Medical Conditions associated with Acute sinusitis:

Sinusitis (319 causes), Sinus symptoms (292 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Nose symptoms (2080 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

Symptoms related to Acute sinusitis:

Sinusitis (319 causes), Common cold (712 causes), Allergies, Headache (2433 causes), Watery eyes (547 causes), Runny nose (754 causes), Chronic sinusitis (28 causes), Facial pain (153 causes)

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Acute sinusitis

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