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Delta Medix Patient General Information

Acute Sinusitis

Sinusitis is an inflammation or swelling of the lining of the sinuses.  Normally, sinuses are filled with air but when they become blocked and filled with fluid, bacteria or even fungus, germs grow and cause infection.  It is characterized as symptoms lasting approximately 3-4 weeks.