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A 27-year-old female asked:

Sinus and ear infections every 4 months or so. but mri and ct scan show no sinusitis or issues. is it possible to have chronic issues normal scans?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
? Not chronic: Recurrent acute upper respiratory tract infections don't necessarily reflect on imaging studies in between attacks, unlike chronic conditions, so diagnosis needs revision, good luck
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