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Pediatric Sinusitis

Key Points about Sinusitis

  • Sinusitis is an infection of the sinuses.
  • When discharge from the nose is blocked, bacteria may begin to grow. This leads to a sinus infection or sinusitis.
  • Acute sinusitis may get better on its own, but if it doesn’t, medicine can be prescribed.
  • Your child’s health care provider may refer you to an ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist for testing and treatment of chronic sinusitis.
  • What is sinusitis?
  • What causes sinusitis?
  • What are the symptoms of sinusitis?
  • Which children are at risk for sinusitis?
  • How is sinusitis diagnosed?
  • How is sinusitis treated in a child?
  • What can I do to prevent sinusitis in my child?
Children's Team

Children's Team

Providers

George Zalzal

George Zalzal

Division Chief, Ear, Nose, and Throat (Otolaryngology)
Pamela Mudd

Pamela Mudd

Director, Pediatric Voice Program
Otolaryngologist
Diego Preciado

Diego Preciado

Vice Chief, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship
Co-Director of the Cochlear Implant Program
Otolaryngologist
Brian Reilly

Brian Reilly

Co-Director of the Cochlear Implant Program
Otolaryngologist
Rahul Shah

Rahul Shah

Vice President
Chief Quality and Safety Officer
Acting CMIO
Departments

Departments

Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology)

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