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What could cause frequent sinus infections?
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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Multiple things
Frequent colds (uri), nasal allergies, hay fever, smoking, nasal polyps, septal deviation, turbinate enlargement, and foreign material in the nose (common in kids) can lead to sinus infections.

In brief: Multiple things
Frequent colds (uri), nasal allergies, hay fever, smoking, nasal polyps, septal deviation, turbinate enlargement, and foreign material in the nose (common in kids) can lead to sinus infections.
Dr. Anifat Balogun
Dr. Anifat Balogun
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Dr. Brian Novick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Allergies or nasal
Recurring sinus infections 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.

In brief: Allergies or nasal
Recurring sinus infections 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.
Dr. Brian Novick
Dr. Brian Novick
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