Can chronic or reoccurring mononucleosis cause gastritis and chronic sinus infections?

Anything possible. But these do not sound directly connected. See a pcp and have an exam after providing a full detailed history. Hope you get better soon. Best.

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Hx of a "mononucleosis like virus" (titer neg), still get chronic sinus infections, weakened immune system, shingles, bact infects. Poss causes? Hiv-

Immune deficiency. Good that HIV has been ruled out! but there are other immune-deficiency states that need to be addressed. Tell your md to refer you to a good immunologist for further work up. Read more...

Have chronic sinusitis caused by dev sep with 90% rs blockage, and hyper turbinates. How come my sinus infections are always on the non-blocked l-side?

Good question. This is a question that is answered in the first year of ENT residency and is a good one. The side opposite the deviation is receiving more air because it is more open. That is why the inferior turbinate on the side opposite the septal deviation is usually hypertrophic. That is why the lateral wall of the nose on the side opposite the septal deformity tends to be swollen leading to sinusitis. Read more...

I'm a non-smoker with chronic sinus infections that have no environmental cause. Why am I getting black streaks in my mucus?

From the sinus inf. Consult an allergist/immunologist as well as an ENT to find out the cause. The streaks in your mucus may be from old blood from the infection and possibly from a fungal sinusitis. Read more...

Nafld- recent lfts elevated -coming down w/lb loss, allergy chronic sinus infections, diabtes t2, chol. Bp. Can these cause im. Gran+ basos+, eosin+?

What question please. Are you asking if the white cell differential on your CBC (complete blood count) can be explained by your co-morbidities? The answer is yes, but you have not indicated the percentage of each, nor if the total WBC count is elevated. More information would be helpful in formulating a complete answer. Sounds like your nafld is in part due to diabetes and high cholesterol, but kudos on weight loss! Read more...
Allergies. Allergies can be behind the chronic sinus problems and the increased eosinophils. There is no relationship between allergy and nafld and diabetes type 2, hypercholesterolemia and hypertension. The allergy component could be coincidental. Read more...

Is it safe to take an antihistamine and a decongestant everyday to help combat chronic sinus infections?

In general, yes. Improving nasal function will decrease the incidence and severity of sinusitis. If you are allergic and congested then a combination of an antihistamine decongestant can be of help. So can intranasal steroids and other measures. If you have recurrent infections an allergy evaluation and a good ENT evaluation can be of great benefit. Read more...
Not for infections. If you have sinus infections these agents are not antibiotics. The may reduce secretions and dry upyour sinuses but will not kill bacteria. See your physician if infections are suspected. Read more...