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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Bad taste: probably sinus infection with post nasal drip. Need a check up with your doctor
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Could be sinusitis: or could be h pylori with acid reflux. See doctor for then treat.

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Inflammation: Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinuses (in your head and face). It can be caused by infection or allergies, but usually a virus. Antibiotics do... Read More
Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Inflammation : Inflammation of the sinuses.
Dr. Farhad Sigari
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 20 years experience
"Itis" =inflammation: Inflammation of the sinuses. It usually starts out as viral and can turn into a bacterial infection. If it last more than 10 days you need antibiotics... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Often a virus: When the sinuses become congested, it can cause pressure and pain. Infections of the sinuses can be caused by viruses or bacteria.
Dr. David Lee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 32 years experience
Various: There are many possible causes of sinusitis, including but not limited to infection, allergies, inflammatory disease, problems with the anatomy (shap... Read More
Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 60 years experience
Viral and bacterial: Sinusitis is an inflammation of the paranasal sinuses in the face and frontal bones. It always starts with a viral rhinitis (cold) and in about 2% of... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
Anatomy or swelling: Simply put recurrent sinusitis can occur from 1) an anatomic abnormality that blocks the sinus from draining (like a deviated septum) 2) the lining to... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
Quality of life: Complications ( brain abscess, vision loss) are possible with untreated sinusitis. Most cases of untreated sinusitis just lead to chronic sinusitis wh... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Sinusitis: Sinusitis has many symptoms including facial pain and pressure, teeth pain, nasal congestion, cough, sore throat, fevers and chills, and also ear pain... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
No: Sinusitis is a bacterial infection. If it was caused by a viral upper respiratory infection (cold) then that is what would be contagious.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
Chronic inflammation: The lining to the sinuses is specialized to produce mucous. There are also microscopic "hair cells" called cilia that move the mucous to the sinus ope... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
Repeated infections: Recurrent sinusitis is repeated infections. A recurrent infection is one that is treated and symptoms resolve with a "re-start" weeks to months after ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Yes.: Fungus infection is one (of several) cause of chronic sinusitis.

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