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I have twitching/involuntary movement around both my eyes. Could they be due to chronic sinusitis?

Highly doubt. Chronic sinusitis has nothing to do with involuntary twitching movement "around both my eyes." It's unclear what you're describing and should see your doctor. But sinuses it sure ain't. Good luck. Read more...

Forehead and left eye pain. MRI from '09 cyst on left sinus. Left nostril always congested, produce discolor discharge, bad smell. Chronic sinusitis?

Chronic sinusitis. This is very possible, but without an exam and imaging studies that are current it is impossible to diagnose. Certainly the symptoms you describe are compatible but before making assumptions you should be seen and evaluated by an ENT doctor. Read more...

Is sinus surgery better than always taking steroids and antibiotics for chronic sinusitis?

Good question. This is very patient dependent and it requires an honest discussion with your ENT doctor. If you have failed maximal medical therapy, then surgery is the next best step. However you still might need to take sinus medication to control the sinus disease. Ideally surgery will decrease the need for oral antibiotics but you still might need nasal steroids. Read more...
Sinusitis. Greetings. The question you pose is very common to hear. The treatment offered depends on a lot of considerations. Is chronic sinusitis the true diagnosis? Have you been treated with maximal medical therapy? Have you been evaluated by a board certified ENT surgeon who has a great deal of experience operating on nasal and sinuses? After these questions are answered, then maybe the answer is yes. Read more...