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Sinusitis

What age can a child get a sinus infection?

Children, especially young ones, have developing immune systems and smaller sinus cavities, making them more prone to infections. Plus, kids might not always express their symptoms clearly, making it challenging for you to identify an infection.

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Sinusitis

What does sinusitis feel like?

Sinusitis, also known as a sinus infection, is a common condition affecting millions of people every year. 

While it can be caused by various factors such as infections, allergies, or structural issues, the resulting symptoms are usually similar.

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Sinusitis

What is chronic sinusitis?

Chronic sinusitis, also known as chronic rhinosinusitis, is a long-term inflammation or swelling of the sinuses, which are air-filled spaces in the bones of the face and skull around the nasal cavity. It typically lasts for 12 weeks or more despite attempts at treatment.

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Sinusitis

What is sinusitis?

Sinusitis is a common condition characterised by inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses, and is usually caused by an infection like the common cold or flu.

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Sinusitis

How to cure sinusitis?

Sinusitis, or a sinus infection, can make life miserable with symptoms like congestion and facial pain. Thankfully though, there are some simple things you can do at home to relieve pain and discomfort.

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Sinusitis

Is sinus infection contagious?

Sinus infections, commonly known as sinusitis, can be painful and discomforting, and like many people suffering from sinusitis, you may be worried that you could pass it on to others.

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