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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes these : are signs of a possible infection
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A female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Olfactory hallucinat: Olfactory hallucinations can represent severe neurological disorders, including brain tumors, seizures, infection, and can also be a manifestation of ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Hmmm...: Actually, sinus infection, if anything should give you a reduction in smell acuity. I've not heard that it causes paradoxical hyperosmia. But wha ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sadaf Mustafa
7 years experience Internal Medicine
Dry lips: Hello and welcome to HealthTap, no you should not be having dry chapped lips d/t acute sinusitis. I am glad you are hydrating yourself well, apply pet ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Higgins
15 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not always normal: Numbness of the face with a sinus infection may indicate something of greater concern as it means the infraorbital (under the eye) nerve is affected ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Related: I would think this is related to the sinus infection, not a new cavity. Usually cavities do not give numbness sensations, rather pain.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinusitis: Sinusitis usually causes pain and pressure, not numbness. If there is swelling, you can get a feeling of numbness, however.
A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nerve: If you were much over 50's , I urge you to go to the ER ASAP to rule out a transient ischemic attack. If you are under and the problem does not go awa ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Lip: The lip usually swells in response to something be it allergic or infection. Sometimes people bite their lip in their sleep for example. You should ge ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Collins
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Potentially: Swelling within the sinus could potentially impact the infraorbital nerve, causing numbness in the cheek area. If it persisted after treatment of the ... Read More
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