• Treatments for Sinusitis

    The goals of treating sinusitis include:
    • Relieving your discomfort
    • Opening up your nasal passages
    • Curing the infection
    • Preventing complications
    • Preventing recurrence
    Treatment involves the following:
    Lifestyle changesMedicationsSurgeryOther treatments


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    Sinus infection (sinusitis). National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases website. Available at: http://www3.niaid.nih.gov/topics/sinusitis/ . Accessed September 12, 2008.

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