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Sinusitis (Sinus Infection)

Sinusitis is an infection in the sinuses caused by bacteria.

The chances of getting a bacterial sinus infection may be influenced by a virus like a cold or other upper respiratory infections (URIs), allergies, and being around irritants and pollutants such as tobacco smoke.

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Symptoms of Sinusitis

Diagnosis of Sinusitis

Treatment of Sinusitis

Call Your Child's Doctor If:

Period of Sickness

Antibiotic Use


Last Updated: 07/2013