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Asthma, Allergy and Sinus Clinic

What is sinusitis?

Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinus cavities.

  • Acute sinusitis, symptoms less than six weeks, is usually secondary to infection
  • Chronic sinusitis, is defined as symptoms longer than 6 weeks, and is often caused by chronic untreated allergies

Symptoms include:

  • Nasal congestion
  • Pressure/pain in the face, occasionally felt in teeth or jaw
  • Ear pressure and popping
  • Headaches
  • Post-nasal drip
  • Throat cough/clearing


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