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Are frequent colds signs and symptoms of sinus infection?

Are frequent colds signs and symptoms of sinus infection?

Possibly: Colds can alter the normal anatomy of sinuses and create an environment of secondary infection. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Frequent Respiratory Infections (Definition)

Frequent lung infections is a clinical finding in which a person gets lung infections more often than is typical. This can occur due to lung problems or due to a weakened immune system, often due to immune system suppressing ...Read more


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What are the causes of frequent urination other than diabetes?

What are the causes of frequent urination other than diabetes?

Frequent urination: There are multiple other causes one of them being urinary tract infection, another one being inability to empty your bladder secondary to enlarged prostate. ...Read more

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What causes frequent throat infections?

What causes frequent throat infections?

Many possibilities: Inadequate therapy, re-exposure or frequent exposure to persons with causative organisms (like schoolteachers), changes in immune function, chronic tonsillar infection, and so on and so on. ...Read more

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Would the flu cause lots of diarreia and frequent falling?

Would the flu cause lots of diarreia and frequent falling?

Most likely: With the flu you tend to get nausea, diarrhea and anorexia. This all leads to dehydration with resultant unsteadiness with standing. Keep drinking fluid! ...Read more

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Most likely causes of frequent yeast infections and missed period?

Most likely causes of frequent yeast infections and missed period?

Sexually active? If : Yes, do a pregnancy test. Yeast infections can sometimes occur with hormonal changes. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (birth control) or med conditions. ...Read more

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What are the causes of frequent ear infections in a child?

What are the causes of frequent ear infections in a child?

Multiple: Just to name a few: attending daycare, exposure to tobacco smoke, cleft palate, positive family history, ciliary dysfunction, immunodeficiency. ...Read more

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What are the causes of frequent urination at night?

What are the causes of frequent urination at night?

Several Causes: Frequent urination at night can be something as simple as drinking too much fluid before going to bed or diuretics - such as caffeine, medications, alcohol - to illnesses like diabetes, enlarged prostate, hormonal effects, etc. ...Read more

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Cause of frequent urination?

Prostate enlargement: It is very common due to inefficient bladder emptying. Also, other causes include urethral stricture and bladder atony that produce small frequent voids. Also, urinary tract infection but usually have burning discomfort with it. Frequency at night only is also associated with kidney disease or heart failure due to edema and fluid retention. ...Read more

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What causes leukopenia and frequent respiratory infections?

What  causes leukopenia and frequent respiratory infections?

Leukopenia: The list of things that can cause leukopenia is very long and includes both benign and malignant conditions. It is very important that this be evaluated by a hematologist, and maybe an immunologist, especially if the person is having frequent respiratory infections as well. ...Read more

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What is the cause of frequent respiratory infections?

What is the cause of frequent respiratory infections?

Lots of things: Technically, viruses, bacteria and fungus are infections. There are lots of other things that can cause a persistent cough. Some will go way on their own like colds, viral infections etc. Others will not go away such as chronic sinusitis, allergies etc. If you are still coughing, call your family doctor. ...Read more

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Causes of chronic UTIs and yeast infections ?

Causes of chronic UTIs and yeast infections ?

Bacteria : Cause uti's. In women much more common. Drink plenty if water. And don't hold your urine. Unfortunately treatment is antibiotics. Which in turn can cause yeast infections. So tough cycle. I would see your doctor if having recurrent problems. May be some other issue. Also can be put on certain agents to help prevent ...Read more

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What causes frequent sinus infections?

What causes frequent sinus infections?

Usually viruses but: Recurring sinus infections are more often due to virus(and not bacteria)..They can be caused by frequent exposure to others who have respiratory infections(ie, teachers, students) ;or having underlying allergies; have some "anatomic" issues with your nasal and sinus passages; or rarely a "minor" immune problem. See an allergist for a careful evaluation. There are many good treatment options. ...Read more

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What are the causes of recurrent respiratory infections?

What are the causes of recurrent respiratory infections?

Chronic : Inflammation, defects or problems clearing secretions, recurrent or constant exposure to environmental irritants or infectious agents, among other things. ...Read more

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What causes frequent utis?

What causes frequent utis?

R/O VAGINITIS V UT: SX May be a UTI VS Vaginitis the cause can be multifaceted you need full exam , UAC&S pelvic exam cultures/labs and STD SCREEN to determine diagnosis and treatment options. MONISTAT only treats yeast infectionFirst line normally Macrobid/Bactrim/Cipro. Seek prompt medical attention. Some peoe anatomical have shorter urethra/Frequent Sex/Kidney Stones can increase UTI frequency ...Read more

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Are eye problems a cause of chronic fatigue?

Are eye problems a cause of chronic fatigue?

Not usually: Generally, eye problems can result from cfs, but not usually the other way around. ...Read more

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Is frequent throat infections suggestive of a minor immune deficiency?

Is frequent throat infections suggestive of a minor immune deficiency?

Doubtful: It is possible, but unlikely. Would need further history to answer this appropriately. Where do you work, to whom are you exposed, do you have allergies, etc. If you are truly concerned your family doctor may be helpful in assessing this and providing adequate reassurances. ...Read more

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What are some causes of frequent ulcers? Mouth

What are some causes of frequent ulcers? Mouth

Apthous ulcers: Apthous ulcers (or canker sores) are commonly triggered by high acid foods and mouth irritantants, but sometimes they seem to happen for no reason at all. Their cause is not well understood. Cortisone pastes and creams designed to cling to the inside of the mouth can help them heal faster. These ulcers are thought to be a type of abnormal immune reaction. If they occur frequently, see your doctor. ...Read more