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General malaise, sinus draining, phlegm in throat - all clear - no fever - cold lower legs. 4 bouts of antibiotics haven't helped. Doctor at a loss.?

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Dr. Robert Kotler
Surgery - Head & Neck
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In brief: Try a Nose Exam

Too much trouble! smoking could cause some .
Consider problems in the nose. With those symptoms, you need to have an exam by a good nasal specialist. A ct scan and exam of the nasal interior might explain problems in your sinuses if that is the problem. Often, the problem is only in the nose. Your symptoms are abnormal and should not be occurring. Find the cause and treatment will follow.

In brief: Try a Nose Exam

Too much trouble! smoking could cause some .
Consider problems in the nose. With those symptoms, you need to have an exam by a good nasal specialist. A ct scan and exam of the nasal interior might explain problems in your sinuses if that is the problem. Often, the problem is only in the nose. Your symptoms are abnormal and should not be occurring. Find the cause and treatment will follow.
Dr. Robert Kotler
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Dr. Gregg Albers
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Persistent problems

Sinus infection missed by antibiotics could still be present, with ct of the sinuses showing swelling and fluid in the sinsus.
Post-nasal drip, vasomotor rhinitis, allergies, all could be the source off the sinus problems. Vascular blockages in the legs should be checked for. Concern that this could have a malignant source causing anemia. Please have your physician check other tests or see ent.

In brief: Persistent problems

Sinus infection missed by antibiotics could still be present, with ct of the sinuses showing swelling and fluid in the sinsus.
Post-nasal drip, vasomotor rhinitis, allergies, all could be the source off the sinus problems. Vascular blockages in the legs should be checked for. Concern that this could have a malignant source causing anemia. Please have your physician check other tests or see ent.
Dr. Gregg Albers
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