Sinusitis symptoms resolve in 4 weeks or less.
Typically addressed via self-care or medical therapy.
4 or more sinusitis outbreaks in a calendar year.
Periods of relief are followed by another outbreak.
Can be addressed via medical therapy, an office procedure such as functional endoscopic sinus surgery or balloon sinus dilation
Symptoms last for more than 12 weeks.
Severity of symptoms may change but will not completely resolve.
Can be addressed via medical therapy, an office procedure such as balloon sinus dilation or functional endoscopic sinus surgery.