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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Inflammation: I assume you had a CT with that finding. It means that all of your sinuses show signs of ongoing inflammation. This can be from recurrent infections o ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Effects all sinuses: This is not likely related to your ibd but may be associated or aggravated by immunosuppressive therapy. This may require treatment with decongesting ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Several conditions: Testing for the cause is important in the evaluation. Have you had testing to determine if you have allergies? aspirin sensitivity for example? I also ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Likely some or all: I would presume that you have nasal symptoms from dust mite exposure and allergic rhinitis has been associated with memory/cognitive impairment plus f ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
25 years experience Family Medicine
Usually not: Leukopenia could cause by medications, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, lupus, lymphoma, some cancers or autoimmune disease (hiv or aids), sepsis and ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: I am glad you are not drinking alcohol. Stick to a anti-inflammatory diet that is low glycemic. Stay clear of medications like ACE inhibitors, thiaz ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Based on your description, it sounds as if you may have sinusitis as well. See your doctor for medication thst may help.
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Dr. Michael Pascolini
16 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear vs jaw: Do you have a history of ear infections or ear surgery? You may have eustachian tube dysfunction which would cause a retraction of your eardrum and ... Read More
A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: The "upper teeth" or mandibular teeth.. Not just molars are just under the maxillary sinus cavity. An infection of the sinuses can cause tooth pain. I ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience Family Medicine
Simple: Chrinic rhinitis is inflamation of nose due to infection and/or allergy. Chronic sinusitis is the inflamation of sinusies on both sides of the nose ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Worsen asthma: Sinus problems, acute or chronic, can aggravate asthma in a person who already has asthma. It's less likely that the sinus discharge actually causes ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: The common causes of kidney pain are kidney stones, infection and cyst rupture in polycystic kidney disease, besides kidney trauma from any cause and ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Newman
29 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Sometimes: Chronic sinusitis is not cured by surgery including septoplasty is most cases. A severely deviated septum can crowd the space around a sinus opening ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It can: This is a chicken/egg question. Not everyone who has chronic sinusitis develops polyps. Most everyone who has polyps has chronic sinusitis. They are v ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Diaz
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Mastoiditis causes pain behind or around the ear and is usually associated with redness and swelling behind the ear as well as a history of ear diseas ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Anything possible: But these do not sound directly connected. See a pcp and have an exam after providing a full detailed history. Hope you get better soon. Best.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
I think : Given the huge number of people with untreated / untreatable chronic sinus problems, and the extreme rarity of cancer arising at this site, I feel con ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not usually: Chronic rhinitis is an inflammation of the nasal mucosa and is commonly caused by allergy. As such, it is not directly related to an up-regulation o ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Cundiff
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Yes, these are the same conditions.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Possible, but : Cancer of sinuses usually not attributed due to chronic sinusitis, however highter incidence is seen in wood workers ( japan) and metal worker who de ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Low IgG?: agreed. Frequent bacterial infection associated with CLL may be due to hypogammaglobulinemia (Low amount of antibodies, also called low IgG). That's ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Smoking...: Chronic bronchitis is a form of COPD usually caused by smoking. Smoking cessation is an important part of disease prevention as well as treatment.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
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