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Synonyms Sinus infection, rhinosinusitis
Maxilar sinusites.jpg
Left-sidit maxillary sinusitis merked bi an arrae. Note the lack o the air transparency indicatin fluid in contrast tae the ither side.
Specialty Otorhinolaryngology
Symptoms Thick nasal mucus, plugged neb, pyne in the face, fiver[1][2][3]
Causes Infection (bacterial, fungal), allergies, air pollution, structural problems in the neb[2]
Risk factors Asthma, cystic fibrosis, puir immune function[1]
Diagnostic method Uisually based on symptoms[1]
Seemilar condeetions Migraine[4]
Prevention Haundwashin, avoidin smeukin, immunisation[2]
Treatment Pyne medications, nasal steroids, nasal irrigation, antibiotic[1][5]
Frequency 10–30% ilk year (developit warld)[1][6]

Sinusitis, an aa kent as a sinus infection or rhinosinusitis, is inflammation o the sinuses resultin in symptoms.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Rosenfeld, RM; Piccirillo, JF; Chandrasekhar, SS; Brook, I; Ashok Kumar, K; Kramper, M; Orlandi, RR; Palmer, JN; Patel, ZM; Peters, A; Walsh, SA; Corrigan, MD (April 2015). "Clinical practice guideline (update): adult sinusitis executive summary". Otolaryngology—head and neck surgery: official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 152 (4): 598–609. doi:10.1177/0194599815574247. PMID 25833927. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)". September 30, 2013. Archived frae the oreeginal on 7 April 2015. Retrieved 6 April 2015. 
  3. "What Are the Symptoms of Sinusitis?". April 3, 2012. Archived frae the oreeginal on 5 April 2015. Retrieved 6 April 2015. 
  4. "Migraines vs. Sinus Headaches". American Migraine Foundation. Retrieved 2017-10-23. 
  5. King, D; Mitchell, B; Williams, CP; Spurling, GK (20 April 2015). "Saline nasal irrigation for acute upper respiratory tract infections". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 4: CD006821. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD006821.pub3. PMID 25892369. 
  6. Adkinson, N. Franklin (2014). Middleton's allergy: principles and practice (Eight ed.). Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders. p. 687. ISBN 9780323085939. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2016-06-03.