A 43-year-old member asked:
Could sinus congestion cause narrow angle closure glaucoma?
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Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Sinus congestion: Will not cause angle glaucoma. In patients who have narrow anterior chamber angles (which would be diagnosed by an ophthalmologist), taking medications to treat a sinus infection could lead to an angle closure glaucoma attack. If you have narrow angles, you should avoid decongestants and anti-histamines until you are told by your ophthalmologist that it's ok to use them.
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Last updated Jul 5, 2018
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