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Sinus infection

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Sinus infection

Sinus infection: Sinus infection is listed as a symptom: see Sinus infection.

Causes of Sinus infection (Sinus infection): See detailed list of causes below.

Causes of Sinus infection (Sinus infection): See detailed list of causes below.

Sinus infection (medical symptom): Infection of the sinus cavity.

Causes of Sinus infection (Sinus infection)

The list of medical condition causes of Sinus infection (Sinus infection) includes:

All 24 causes of Sinus infection

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Sinus infection: Sinus infection is listed as an alternate name or description for Sinusitis. For a medical symptom description of 'Sinus infection', the following disease information may be relevant to the symptoms: Sinusitis (disease information). However, numerous other possible causes of the symptom may be possible.

Sinus infection (medical condition): Sinusitis is an inflammation of the paranasal sinuses.

Sinus infection (medical condition): Sinusitis is any infection or inflammation of the sinus cavities behind the nose and eyes. It is very common with an estimated 37 million cases annually in the USA. Symptoms vary according to which sinus cavity is infected; some are similar to cold or flu but other infections are not. Some sinus infections may also occur as a complication of a cold or flu. There may be various other underlying conditions causing sinusitis such as allergies, hay fever, or asthma.

Sinus infection: Sinusitis simply means your sinuses are infected or inflamed, but this gives little indication of the misery and pain this condition can cause. Health care experts usually divide sinusitis cases into

  • Acute, which lasts for 3 weeks or less
  • Chronic, which usually lasts for 3 to 8 weeks but can continue for months or even years
  • Recurrent, which is several acute attacks within a year
Health care experts estimate that 37 million Americans are affected by sinusitis every year. (Source: excerpt from Sinusitis, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

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