A sinus infection, also called sinusitis, is caused by bacteria and often displays symptoms, such as headache, facial pain, severe nasal congestion and runny nose, notes the College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Sin... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cold & Flu

According to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, symptoms of a fungal sinus infection include congestion, facial pain or swelling and nasal discharge, which Cedars Sinai notes is sticky and, combined with fungal... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

According to the Human Diseases and Conditions website, sinus infections, or sinusitis, are not contagious. However, the viruses and bacteria that cause colds, flu, and respiratory infections, which in turn cause sinusit... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cold & Flu
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The right treatment for a sinus infection depends on whether the infection is caused by bacteria or a virus. Experts from the CDC say antibiotic therapy is not necessary unless a person has an acute infection caused by b... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cold & Flu

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A sinus infection, which is also known as sinusitis, occurs when the normally air-filled sinus cavities becomes inflamed in a way that prevents the normal passage of mucus, according to MedlinePlus. The inflammation can ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cold & Flu