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Is chronic sinusitis a symptom of lupus?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Sometimes

With lupus, sometimes the immune system does not function properly and one can end up with recurrent sinus infections.
There are many more common causes for chronic sinusitis than lupus though, allergies rank first.

In brief: Sometimes

With lupus, sometimes the immune system does not function properly and one can end up with recurrent sinus infections.
There are many more common causes for chronic sinusitis than lupus though, allergies rank first.
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Chronic sinusitis

Greetings. While sinusitis can be a chronic debilitating disease state as is lupus, they are not classically linked.
Lupus is linked to an auto-immune disorder, chronic sinusitis can be linked to a immune deficiency causing the persistent infection. See your doctor for complete evaluation, diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: Chronic sinusitis

Greetings. While sinusitis can be a chronic debilitating disease state as is lupus, they are not classically linked.
Lupus is linked to an auto-immune disorder, chronic sinusitis can be linked to a immune deficiency causing the persistent infection. See your doctor for complete evaluation, diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: No

Chronic sinusitis is not a symptom of lupus.
It is ususally not related to any autoimmune disease but it can be a presenting feature in one, that being wegener's granulomatosis.

In brief: No

Chronic sinusitis is not a symptom of lupus.
It is ususally not related to any autoimmune disease but it can be a presenting feature in one, that being wegener's granulomatosis.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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