How do I prevent acute sinusitis?

Avoiding triggers (animal dander, dust, and pollen) can help prevent sinusitis. Smoking is also not recommended.

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 02/10/2018.


  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology. Sinusitis. Accessed 2/14/2018.
  • American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology. Sinus Infection. Accessed 2/14/2018.
  • Asthmas and Allergy Foundation of America. Rhinitis (Nasal Allergies). Accessed 2/14/2018.

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