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Sinusitis (also called 'rhinosinusitis') is an inflammation of the paranasal sinuses. It can arise as a result of infection, allergy, or autoimmune issues. Most cases are due to a viral infection and resolve over the course of 10 days.
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Sinusitis is a common condition (alternatively rhinosinusitis) refers to an inflammation of the mucous membranes that line the paranasal sinuses. It can manifest itself due to infection, allergy, or autoimmune issues. Most cases of sinusitis are due to a viral infection and symptoms can take up to ten days to subside.

Acute sinusitis begins with a viral infection (usually) in the upper respiratory tract infection. Sometimes the infection happens to be of bacterial origin, the most common microbial agents are Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, and Moraxella catarrhalis. 

Until recently, Haemophilus influenzae was the most common bacterial agent to cause sinus infections. Interestingly enough, Haemophilus was the first free living organism to have its entire genome mapped.

Other sinusitis-causing bacteria include Staphylococcus aureus and other streptococci species, anaerobic bacteria and, less commonly, gram negative bacteria (Helicobacter, Salmonella, Shigella). 

Viral sinusitis typically lasts for up to 10 days, whereas bacterial sinusitis is more persistent. Viral sinusitis can sometimes result in bacterial sinusitis. It appears that the secondary bacterial infection has nasal irritation from nose blowing as its lead cause. 

So yes, try and hold off on the nose-blowing once you feel symptoms.

There are natural health remedies available that may help alleviate the symptoms of sinusistis.

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