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My brother has chronic sinusitis.He got nasal polyps &were removed surgically 10 yrs ago, now he xperiences periorbital pain.Is it due to his snusitis?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Polyps

Polyps tend to come back and chronic sinusitis may remain chronic.
He needs to see an ENT or allergist and probably get another scan on his sinuses.

In brief: Polyps

Polyps tend to come back and chronic sinusitis may remain chronic.
He needs to see an ENT or allergist and probably get another scan on his sinuses.
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
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Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Chronic sinusitis

Yes, he might have recurrent sinusitis with recurrent polyps if he had those before especially when he is symptomatic now.
He needs to be re-evaluated. He might need surgery again. After surgery, he needs to get more intensive treatment to prevent it from recurring. Environmental and Aspirin allergies are the most common causes of chronic sinusitis with recurrent polyps.

In brief: Chronic sinusitis

Yes, he might have recurrent sinusitis with recurrent polyps if he had those before especially when he is symptomatic now.
He needs to be re-evaluated. He might need surgery again. After surgery, he needs to get more intensive treatment to prevent it from recurring. Environmental and Aspirin allergies are the most common causes of chronic sinusitis with recurrent polyps.
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
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