Sentence Examples


  • Streptococci, meningococci, and Haemophilus influenzae, organisms that cause diseases such as otitis media, sinusitis, pneumonia, meningitis, osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, and sepsis, all make capsules.
  • Sinusitis is usually due to an infection, although swelling from allergies can mimic the symptoms of pressure, pain, and congestion, and allergies can set the stage for a bacterial infection.
  • Some children and adults have few episodes of heart-burn over their lifetimes, but they have frequent bouts of ear infection, sinusitis, bronchitis, and even asthma.
  • Post-nasal drip, the irritating trickle of mucus from the nasal passages into the throat caused by allergies or sinusitis, can also result in a cough.
  • Once asthma is present, symptoms can be triggered or made worse if the child also has rhinitis (inflammation of the lining of the nose) or sinusitis.