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can a bacterial sinus infection cause bumps

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Several: The foul odor is due to a combination of factors, not the least of which is stagnant pus in a cavity with decay due to the inflammation. Investigator ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Infections: Yes and no. It depends. Viral infections are also a common source of sinus infections. They are no all bacterial infections.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
21 years experience Dentistry
Bump on gums: Yes, but it may be a tooth infection, see a dentist for an x-ray asap.
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Dr. Jonathan Richards
17 years experience Endodontics
Not likely: The sinus is an open space and when infected should not show any signs of swelling within your mouth. The upper molar teeth all have one root that ex ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Can make worse: Stress can make this worse. You probably have dermographism. See dermatologist to discuss cause and treatment options.
A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Shouldn't: See a specialist Oral Surgeon for evaluation.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perumunda Sharma
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
May not.: An antibiotic will help.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Yes, especially if it is due to a virus and not a bacteria!
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Koriwchak
32 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Unlikely: In most cases the worst that could happen is a bit of irritation from the litter dust. Unless you are pregnant or immunocompromised. Then definite ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: One of the common myths about the common cold is that any yellow or green mucous means there is a bacterial infection present. All viral upper respir ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Sinusitis: Hi, usually sinuses r filled with air in case of sinusitis the lining of sinuses become inflamed due to blockage 2/2 cold, allergy, nose problems like ... Read More
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