Chronic sinusitis, also called chronic rhinosinusitis, is an infection that can occur when mucus is blocked in the sinuses. Chronic sinusitis is sinusitis that has been unresolved for 12 or more weeks. Chronic sinusitis can affect your life in many ways, but it can be treated. Before understanding how it can be treated, you must first understand the potential causes of chronic sinusitis.
Allergic Rhinitis and Asthma
People who have allergic rhinitis or asthma are more likely to develop chronic sinusitis for a number of reasons. Because their airways are already compromised due to allergen exposure, the sinuses are more likely to become inflamed and eventually infected. [Read More]