Sinusitis may be difficult to
diagnose, because it often causes the same symptoms as a cold or other viral
illness, especially in its early stages. It can be particularly difficult to
identify sinusitis in children. If your child or you have frequent sinus
infections, learn what signs to watch for, and begin home treatment
Symptoms of chronic sinusitis are often vague and may
not respond well to treatment. It may take time and patience to find a
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WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
November 14, 2014
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