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Sinusitus Definition: Sinusitis is an inflammation, or swelling, of the tissue lining the sinuses. Normally, sinuses are filled with air, but when sinuses become blocked and filled with fluid, germs (bacteria, viruses, and fungi) can grow and cause an infection.
Symptoms: Postnasal drip Discolored nasal discharge (greenish in color) Nasal stuffiness or congestion Tenderness of the face (particularly under the eyes or at the bridge of the nose) Frontal headaches Pain in the teeth Coughing Fever Fatigue Bad breath
statistics are calculated extrapolations of various prevalence or incidence rates against the populations of a particular country or region. The statistics used for prevalence/incidence of Sinusitis are typically based on US, UK, Canadian or Australian statistics.Prevalance of Sinusitis: 37 million annually in the USA; 33 million reported to CDC (NIAID) Prevalance Rate for Sinusitis: approx 1 in 7 or 13.60% or 37 million people in USA