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Can You Have Sinusitis Without Congestion
Can you have sinusitis without nasal congestion? I have all the symptoms, headache, cheeck pain, tooth pain and sneezing from allergies...
YES: Although nasal congestion is usually present in patients with acute/chronic sinusitis the infection itself can be primary and a part of a generalized "upper respiratory" infection. Bacterial infections of the sinus is often by organisms which "reside" there and are "activated" by a viral infection of the throat/nose upper airway. Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can there be chronic allergic sinusitis with only significant nasal congestion and malaise without any apparent mucus or nasal discharge?
Yes: You are basically describing chronic sinusitis. Patients with chronic sinusitis typically don't have the nasal discharge that you get with allergies or acute sinusitis. But it can lead to chronic nasal stuffiness/congestion/malaise. Best study for diagnosis: coronal ct of sinuses without contrast - essential for diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you have chronic sinusitis without a stuffy nose? I have a lot of sinus pressure, runny nose, headache, post nasal drip, NO CONGESTION.
Can sinusitis on one side alter smell and taste? I can smell/taste some things, but not all and it comes and goes. I also have no congestion.
I've had sinusitis chest congestion for several weeks, is this normal? How do I get better faster?
NEEDS TO BE TREATED: You have had sinusitis and chest congestion for several weeks and it is not normal.Have you been treated or not.And what if any treatment you received.Do you smoke and do you have history of allergies or bronchial asthma. I will suggest you get checked as you may have bronchitis/pneumonia and acute sinusitis and may need anrtibiotics after evaluation if indicated. ...Read more
I feel like i have sinusitis. I have facial pain, swelling, congestion, for more than a year. When does facial swelling go down after meds?
Allergies?: If you have had these symptoms for a year, it's likely not an infection but more likely an allergy. Sometimes people with allergies have nasal polyps which can cause constant congestion. See your doctor, you may need referral to an ENT or Allergist. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed with sinusitis. I have sinuse pressure and pain. My voice is closed but I don't have congestion. I'm afraind that its not it.no ctscan?
Uncomplicated: For uncomplicated sinusitis in allow risk patient, initially CT may not be needed and the fair step is to proceed with therapy, including abx, decongestions etc. In an event there are complications and or you have a complex medical history CT is needed. Loss of your voice is more laryngitis, and not the sinus. Take rest, see your MD if you need abx, may not need and take fluids. ...Read more
How do I get rid of a sinusitis congestion? It's causing me headaches on the middle and sided parts , any medicines or homemade medicines ?
Nasal Congestion: The best product used world wide for congestion are nasal steroid sprays. These are available by prescription. ...Read more
I have mild facial pain near sinuses for a while now. I have allergies to my dogs and a pretty constant congestion. Is this likely chronic sinusitis?
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