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Conjunctivitis: People with atopy and sensitivity to environmental allergens present with a profile of symptoms when exposed to triggering events that include transient sinusitis and conjunctivitis-swelling of the connective tissue layer the overlies the eyeball. In URI's pharyngitis, tonsillitis and bronchitis resolve. It is unusual for symptoms to be one sided and involve the orbit as in orbital cellulitis. ...Read more
Recent endoscopy normal. On RX antacid 7 years chronic post nasal drip, sinusitis. Could I still have LPR? Who would diagnosis it?
Rhinitis 8 yrs, IgE 867, use many antihistamines, allergy shots, nasal sprays.Sinusitis after stoppage of sneezing.How to stop all this?Is hormonal cause?
2nd opinion: I presumed you have had a workup by an allergist who has instructed you on the proper technique on the nasal spray and you have followed the instructions on avoidance measures. Have you tried Dymista or singulair (montelukast) yet? And yes, hormone can affect nasal congestion being most evident in some women during pregnancy. I would seek a 2nd opinion from another allergist if symptoms remain uncontrolled. ...Read more
i have been suffering from nasal polyps with sinusitis for ten years. I am 28 years old I have got operated once time what should I do.?
Polyps: Hello, unfortunately polyps tend to recur. The best thing to do is to establish a good relationship with your ENT doctor. An intranasal steroid spray used daily has been effective to reduce the polyp burden. Steroid medication by mouth is also helpful to shrink the polyps. Once patients are diagnosed with polyps, the goal is to keep the nose and sinuses clean and open. Good luck.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Associated symptoms: Persons with nasal allergy typically have congestion, clear nasal discharge, itchy and watery eyes. If symptoms last more than one week, a viral cold is unlikely. If the drainage changes to anything other than clear, it may be infected (sinusitis). Colored drainage suggests infection, but clear drainage does not rule it out. Many allergic symptoms are seasonal, but not pet or dust mite allergy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Chronic post nasal drip and sinusitis: the past month i tried 2 different antibiotics and no improvement. I use the neti-pot often. Suggestions?
This does not sound: Like it is bacterial. Could still be allergic or viral. See ENT specialist for consultation. ...Read more
I've had many in office nasal endoscopies for sinusitis and other issues. Now I'm worried I'll get an infectious virus from one. Are they disinfected?
I can't use decongestants so tried 2 nasal sprays for sinusitis & ETD. Flonase, Nasonex (mometasone) both resulted in horrid migraines. Is there any other option?
Bad luck: But hope still, saline nasal washes would do as good if used consistently, till you get evaluated preferably by an allergist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more