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Is my sinus infection really a sinus infection?

By: Abbas A. Anwar , MD  Is my sinus infection really a sinus infection? Many medical specialists now believe that acute sinusitis as a cause of recurrent headaches is a relatively rare phenomenon. What if I told you that a self-diagnosing patient and a well-intentioned treating physician would be wrong 80% of the time in treating acute sinusitis based on the standard complaints of acute nasal congestion, watery nasal discharge, eye discharge, periorbital pressure and headache. These symptoms sound classic …

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Case Study: Chronic Sinusitis with Nasal Polyposis 

A 65-year-old male with a history of environmental allergies has experienced a long history of post-nasal drip, facial pressure around his nose and eyes, difficulty breathing through his nose, and a decreased sense of smell. He has had multiple episodes of acute sinus infections with associated yellow discharge from his nose and discolored post-nasal drip. These episodes are often treated with courses of antibiotics and steroids. The patients baseline symptoms of nasal congestion and facial pressure have never been completely …

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How To Prevent Constant Sinus Infections

  Have you ever had a sinus infection? Over 24 million people every year suffer from sinus infections in the United States alone, and the effects can be debilitating. Symptoms can include fever, pain around the nose or eyes, a persistent headache, facial pain and tenderness, and a blocked, congested or runny nose. This condition is called sinusitis, and can often be exacerbated by an cold, the flu, or allergies. With chronic sinusitis, however, the sinus symptoms can last for …

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Symptoms of a Deviated Septum

  A deviated septum is a condition in which the thin piece of tissue between your nostrils (the septum) is not centered, making one nostril smaller than the other. The septum is the bone and cartilage that divides your nose in half. A deviated or displaced septum may cause snoring, nosebleeds, create difficulty breathing, and can also cause recurrent sinus infections which can be painful and even disrupt your vision. Many people were born with their deviated septum but it can also be the result of …

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Considering Nose Surgery? (Rhinoplasty)

  Rhinoplasty, or surgery to reshape the nose, is one of the most common of all plastic surgery procedures. Rhinoplasty can reduce or increase the size of your nose, change the shape of the tip or the bridge, narrow the span of the nostrils, or change the angle between your nose and your upper lip. It may also correct a birth defect or injury, or help relieve some breathing problems. Our plastic surgeons are among the top rhinoplasty surgeons in Los …

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