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sinus infection without mucus

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? congestion: Of your nasal cavity and your sinuses can give you the same symptoms, chronic congestion can lead to chronic inflammation and later infection, not sur ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
And your proof: That it is not an infection? Allergy, autoimmunity may cause inflammation, but green slime sounds like infection, either bacteria or fungi. Get a cul ... Read More
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Dr. Arun Patel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Need to see MD: Smelly green mucous may represent chronic sinus problems and you need to a physician to diagnose the condition and then treat it with appropriate medi ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Jarstad
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Nasal spray Or ENT: This could definitely be a sinus infection. Try using an over the counter nasal spray like Afrin or Dristan or generic with Oxymetazoline. Use 3 puff ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Stomach problem: it is unlikely that your stomach problem is due to sinus infection. You may have problem with acid reflux (gastritis) please see your physician. You m ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Usually not.: The secretions are green or yellow in hue.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Need Antibiotics: Sinuses are air filled spaces that surround the nasal cavity, if infection gets in theses cavities than you have sinus infection.If you have sinus inf ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Normally a sinus infection has discolored drainage but clear drainage is also possible. An infection depends on the symptoms over time. Viral and ba ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Sinusitis: This condition seldom requires antibiotic therapy. Try using a saline irrigation with a Neti-pot (see your pharmacist), along with a decongestant like ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Juan Guarderas
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No need to suffer: No need to suffer with this sinus infection. You need to treat two things: the opening of the sinus drainage and nasal saline, fluticasone can help, n ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Absolutely.: This is not an uncommon finding. If your symptoms persist you should be evaluated as you may need antibiotic treatment as well as decongestants and an ... Read More

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