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Is neutrophilic rhinosinusitis an acute or chronic illness?

As a type of rhinosinusitis, neutrophilic rhinosinusitis can be either acute or chronic. Acute neutrophilic rhinosinusitis comes on suddenly and can last up to 30 days. It is usually caused by a cold and infection. Chronic neutrophilic rhinosinusitis lasts longer than 8 weeks and is usually triggered by a cold, flu, allergy, or pollutant. Rarely, chronic neutrophilic rhinosinusitis is caused by a tooth abscess or infection.

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