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Infection After Nose Cauterization
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Nasal piercing: Hello, it is unlikely that the act of nasal piercing caused a sinus infection. Unless your piercing tract has been giving you trouble with infection, it probably has little association with your sinus troubles. ...Read more
Had sinus problem used nose spray saline spray issue with smelling nose dry nose feels heavy nostril swollen have mucus nose not open see allergist?
Allergist or ENT: Your nasal symptoms can very well be due to the drugs you are on, lexapro, geodon (ziprasidone) or trazodone, all can cause dry mucus membranes hence dry nose, trazodone can cause nasal congestion too, when seen please mention that you're on those medicines, meanwhile, please keep using saline nasal wash liberally, for an allergist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck, ...Read more
Constant nasal drainage, infection and scar tissue, septoplasty done, 3weeks of amoxicillin, still infection, netty pot little help.Please help!
Week after cold/sinus infection my mucus from nose is clear but stained yellow is this pollen allergies now or sinus infection still?
Can clear,sticky mucus in nose be sinus infection? Had septo/turbinectomy 4mths ago. Got a "cold" w/yellow mucus. Now nose stuffy & clear. No allergys
Had sinus surgery 5 days ago now bloody phlegm running drown throat after using nasal spray? Normal? Quick answer please
Yes: A little bit of blood tinged stuff or small blood clots can be expected in the 1st couple of weeks. But if you suffer from profuse bleeding , contact the surgeon immediately. Unless the nasal spray is prescribed by the surgeon, it may be a good idea to stop using it for a couple of weeks. ...Read more
Septoplasty, nasal turbinate reduction, & nasal polyp removal surgery 6 weeks ago. Nasal irrigation 4x a day but i still have bad headaches day/night.
Had ess. 2 weeks post op. Right nostril congested for week and drips down lip. No blowing. Any advice to clear stuffy nose or what is causing this?
Had a runny nose mix with mucus and tear drops dripping out of 1 nostril for about month now. Had sinus surgery 8 months ago. Could it be CSF leak?
Seriously doubt it!: Your symptoms sound more like basic, run of the mill rhinorrhea - likely caused by allergies or viral illness. Let the ENT who did your surgery know your concerns and symptoms. They can examine you, help determine cause, and provide treatment to get you some relief. ...Read more
Clear bad smelling ear drainage continues 10 days after finishing antibiotics for inner ear infection. No pain. I'm 22 and had a cholesteatoma at 10?
Please: go see your otolaryngologist/ENT surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
2 months after sinusotomy, antrostomy, turbinoplasty and setoplasty, i caught a cold from someone. Will this make my sinusitis reoccur?
Sinusitis: The surgeries you had are designed to improve sinus drainage and improve nasal airway not prevent sinus infection. You may get sinus infection again but will drain easier and develop less complications. ...Read more
Nasal cancer or bening? Small amounts of blood tinged mucus in the morning when blowing nose 3 wks. No congestion or runny nose. Minor post nasal drip
Can a sinus infection cause nose bleed? How come my symptoms such as hoarseness, sore throat, runny nose, and nasal congestion only getting worse?
Sinuses & Epistaxis.: The inflammation caused by sinus infection, along with the pure violence of constantly blowing your nose, can lead to nosebleeds in the context of a sinus infection That being said, sinus infections tend to be bacterial, so you may be getting worse because you need an antibiotic. ...Read more
Depends: Depends if you mean immediately after, or in the weeks following. Usually nose is packed immediately. So nothing to do except keep outside clean with q-tips and saline. Ask your ENT surgeon for specific instructions in your case. Depends on many factors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The last couple of months, I've had post nasal drip, where it's been dripping down to my throat. Is this allergies or a sinus infection?
Either or both: A more detailed history and response to specific treatments can provide clues. A test for allergies can help but doesn't rule out a sinus infection or non allergic causes. CT scan of the sinuses is sometimes ordered but carries the risk of radiation. I hope you get some relief. ...Read more
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