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A 22-year-old female asked:

i have itchy palate nose n ear.phlegm was removed from my right max. sinus 3 years back.is this is due to sinusitis or any other reason?

3 doctor answers12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marcel Goldberg
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Allergies?: Symptoms could be due to allergic rhinitis or chronic sinusitis. Itching points to allergic cause, but allergies that are untreated may increase risk for sinus infections.
Dr. Mohammad Khan
Pediatrics 30 years experience
ENT consult: It may still be a sinus problem, please see an ENT surgeon. Nasal Allergies may also be a contributory factor
Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 24 years experience
Seasonal allergy: You have an itchy palate. You may be experiencing seasonal allergies. Try taking over the counter nasocort. Of it gets better after one week then you have your answer. If it gets worse then see your doctor.

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