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Sinusitis


Sinusitis is an infection of the sinuses, the hollow spaces in your skull around the eyes and nose. When the sinuses are infected, they cause pain and pressure in your head and face. Sinusitis may get better on its own, but it is often treated with antibiotics.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerPatrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerDonald R. Mintz, MD - Otolaryngology
Last RevisedOctober 9, 2012

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