Usually less the 30 days (4 weeks). Acute is a sudden onset.
Symptoms usually lasting between 1-3 months.
Recurrent acute Rhino sinusitis
Acute Sinusitis that reoccurs between 3-5 times within a year.
Symptoms usually lasting longer than 3 months.
Symptoms caused by bacteria or viruses.
Symptoms caused by allergies, environmental triggers (i.e. smoke).
Overall, many symptoms of sinus infections are common to both acute and chronic forms.
Suffering from sinusitis effects your social, professional and home life. Suffering from the constant headaches, pain, pressure and fatigue is draining both physically and emotionally.
Understanding the type and causes of your sinusitis is the key to effective treatment plans.