What is Pediatric Sinusitis?Sinuses are moist air spaces within the bones of the face around the nose.When they become infected, inflamed, and swell, this is called sinusitis (or a sinus infection).
Recovery TimeIt usually takes up to 4-8 weeks for healing the symptoms.
DiagnosisDoctors may use these diagnostic procedures:
- Sinus x-rays
- Cultures from the nose or sinus fluid
- CT scan of the sinuses, MRI of the sinuses
- Blood tests
- Nasal endoscopy
- Allergy testing
- Sweat chlorides tests to rule out cystic fibrosis