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A 42-year-old female asked:

I was diagnosed with a sinus infection today. i am being sent for x-rays do to clear lungs bilaterally with diminished breath sounds. what causes that?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Lung function test: Although sinus infection can worsen asthma symptoms, treating the sinus infection alone does not necessarily improve your asthma immediately. You need a lung function test to find out the cause for your respiratory symptoms and be treated accordingly. If your doc can't see you within a day or two, go to an urgent care or ER.
Last updated Mar 13, 2020

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