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  • CHRONIC SINUSITIS AND UPCOMING SINUS SURGERY!

    I've had chronic sinusitis for years and up till now my ENT has only had me on Flonase spray and doing sinus rinses with the Neti Pot.  A few months ago he ordered a sinus CT scan and he reviewed them with me and pointed out how all of the areas that were supposed to be black (open) were gray...

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  • Dry sinus infection?

    Basically I just want to know your experiences and symptoms of a dry sinus infection or something similar. My symptoms include mild headaches, dizziness/unsteadiness, occasionally pressure at the top of my nose and sometimes a high pitched ringing in my ears that only lasts for about 10 seconds. I have...

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  • Chronic sinusitis for 2 years

    two years ago i developed sinusitis.  I have had 4 FESS surgeries.  I currently am on budesinide taken in a nasal wash.  My biggest problem now is the associated cough.  I can deal with rest but this cough is wearing me out.  Wondering how others deal with their cough.

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  • Not feeling right for the last week, possibly sinus?

    So since last Sunday, i have not been feeling right. Dizzy, unable to focus, hard to concentrate and look at stuff, making hard to be motivated. This has really affected me this week, especially at work as an apprentice mechanic working on vehicles, i had quite a few stuff ups last week due to not being...

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  • Maxillary sinus cyst!

    Is there anybody else on here that has a maxillary sinus cyst and symptoms? I suffer with terrible headaches and facial pain, ear pain to name a few, but my ENT doctor thinks that the cyst is most definitely not the cause of my symptoms!! It's a long story but I can't begin to tell you how frustrating...

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  • I had chronic sinusitis for about 3 mounth now. It star...

    I had chronic sinusitis for about 3 mounth now. It started with severe pain behind the eyes and exterimly dry eyes. I also had swollen eye lids. After a month of puting up with that, I was put on amoxcicilan. That didn't work. The next antibiotic was biaxan. No luck with that. Now i have pain...

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  • Chronic sinusitis causing anxiety & depression??

    Hello everyone, I've noticed since I've been dealing with chronic sinusitis for a long time that I've been having really bad waves of depression as well as anxiety. I didn't have these issues before I also have trouble thinking and even have unwanted negative thoughts etc. Anybody else...

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  • Facial tingling with sinusitis

    Hi... was wondering if anyone else has experienced this... I have sinusitis but no mucus but have facial pain with tingling around my nose cheek and pain above my brow.. I thought it might be my teeth.. but my dentist took an xray and it wasn't... but she could see sinus congestion on the xray!...

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  • I have had 2 sinus surgeries and still have post nasal drip.

    I'm an asthmatic and in 2013 after a bad cold followed by shortness of breath for post nasal drip  the ENT gave me a total of (before and after surgery )15 courses of antibiotics. I had first sinus surgery  for chronic rinosinusitis with fungus. First CT scan prior to first surgery was...

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  • MARCoNS and Klebsiella Pneumoniae

    Hello fellow sinus sufferers.  I've been struggling with sinus pain and pressure and extreme fatigue for years.  I recently sent a nasal swab into a lab and the preliminary results are that I have two infectious agents: a large amount of staph coag negative (MARCoNS) and  Klebsiella...

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  • Thick sticky glue like Mucas

    For decades my sinuses have a cloudy thick sticky mucas. It resembles jello but much dryer , stickier & gluey.  It’s not unusual to spend the entire day attempting to force  it out by blowing my nose. What could this be? I don’t have any allergies. 

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  • Middle Turbinate Laterization after FESS

    Hi has anyone had a FESS (Frontal Endoscopic Surgery) done and then to have their Middle turbinate adhere to the septum (laterization). Will be great to hear what you did to resolve that situation. Thanks. 

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  • Sinusitis, or something else, opinions please?

    5 years ago I had this excruciating back pain that went all the way up to the left side of my neck, that was the day my chronic headaches started, and they’ve been with my since. What was strange though, is I felt there was something more to it because I felt really off. Over the next 24 months, I visited...

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  • A cold for 18 months

    Hi, I am a 40year old sickle cell patient, my health had improved & I was optimistic about the future but unfortunately for the last 18 months, I just want to die & I pray each night that I never wake up because of a cold or ? For the last 18 months, I have used nasal sprays, antihistamines,...

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  • Sphenoid Sinusitis?

    I'm seriously worried about my girlfriend. She's had a few very bad sinus infections in the past few years but for practically the whole year she's been in tears with pain everyday and has been house-bound for the past year (she is only 20) and has tried courses of all different types of...

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  • Finally found a trick that works for me

    Hey everyone that suffers from sinus issues. I have been struggling with allergies, sinus issues for about 10 years. I have done everything from Neto pots, rinsed, antibiotics and so on.  The past 2 weeks have been a nightmare fevers burning skin, face and eyes, body aches and headaches and just...

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  • 3 years sinus problems, ear/head pressure, what is this?

    Hi everybody, thanks for reading.  Been suffering for a while now and not sure what to do.  42 year old male.   Symptoms: --drainage down throat almost every day, is best when I wake up, gradually gets worse as day goes on --pressure in ears builds up, feel it on both sides of head,...

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  • Recovery after surgery

    Hi there, almost 4 months ago I had sinus surgery but I still didn't recover from it. It was made to fix the mess I was left with after previous surgery (scars and adhesions). I am dealing with chronic sinusitis for few years. Doctor that made the surgery told me that in my case it can take up to...

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  • Mucous retention sinusitis

    Hello friends, I am suffering from post nasal drip continuously with headache, eye pain, tiredness, feeling of nasal block at while sleeping and the most annoying thing is bad breath which is so embarrassing... I had done CT scan 2 years ago it shows 19mm of mucus retention cysts ..My Gp just gave me...

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  • C T Scan

    I am due to have a c t scan soon on my sinuses. Has anyone got any advice on how to cope with the noise of the scanner as the last time I had it done it left me feeling very anxious. 

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  • Sinus - eye problems

    Hi I have had eye redness and aching behind the eyes for a while now, went to see an opthamologist who couldn't see anything wrong with the health of my eyes, it was only when I started getting post nasal drip that I thought maybe it wasn't sinus related, sure enough as soon as I started with...

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  • Has anyone else ever felt like this?

    I was diagnosed with viral sinusitis about two weeks ago. I was really tired, dizzy, had congestion and just felt like crap. Been feeling a little better but got my doctor to phone me and some Augmentin since I was fearful of it becoming bacterial because I am prone to ear infections. I am still feeling...

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  • Kenalog help??

    Hello, I really need some advice as I am freaking out. I have been dealing with sinus pain for around 2 years now. It's grim, I can feel the pressure, the pain and weird vision problems daily. Nothing relieves it. I have basically flu like symptoms daily and convinced I have an infection somewhere...

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  • HELP! My Sinuses Are Trying to Kill Me :(

    (CW disgusting post / phlegm) Hello All -  I'm writing in a moment of despair, like many people here, since I really believe my sinuses are trying to drown me in my own phlegm whilst sleeping. I live in a world where I constantly have to spit out post-nasal drip, and it drains into my back...

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  • Sinus Surgery

    Ive mentioned before abt my issues. Basically ive had a blocked nose & pins an needles all around that area and eyes too. Aswel as throbbing behind my eye. Two Mri scans & two Ct scans have shown nothing of note. Although i have some sinus issue the consultant is adamant not enough to cause...

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  • Sinus congestion and pain constantly!

    Hi there, i have recently been suffering with what I think is sinus pressure. I feel like my nose and ears are blocked up and my head will really hurt up to the point I don't want to do much or think. I sometimes struggle to relax even while I'm just watching the Tv at home.  I recently...

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  • CT Scan diagnosis of chronic sinusistis.

    Hi All New here... I have noticed many others experiencing sinus issues. Mine started suddenly 12 months back. I live Brisbane Australia and it was overnight. I thought at first it was just hayfever , sneezing and yuk from right nostril. Fast forward went to Drs usual treatment ...antibiotics, beconase,...

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  • Infection

    For about two months i have suffered from post nasal drip. My spit looks like normal but its extremely stringy and i am constanly hacking it up. Especially in the morning. I have had very little discharge from my nose but if i do manage to blow some out its a thick off white colour. I have some small...

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  • Extreme sinus pain and massive hard blob came out

    hi there, i've had sinus problems for years, lots of pain and infections recurring, any little cold or allergy is extremely painful in my face where sinuses are. i went to the hospital 2 weeks ago and they gave me antibiotics for sinusitis yet again, a week of those plus sinus rinses twice a day...

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  • Sinus pain with wisdom teeth issue's

    I got sick a couple months ago thought it was just a sinus infection took one round of antibiotics ended up in the emergency room got a CAT scan had said all the lymph nodes in my neck are swollen. Another round of stronger antibiotics and after about 3 weeks I felt better. Fast forward two last week...

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  • Head pressure, foggy head after flu - sinusitis infection??

    I really need somebody to put my mind at ease at this point. I am a 20 years old guy in Montreal and a couple of weeks ago I went through a really bad cold/flu. I couldn't go to work one day because of how bad I felt. The symptoms I had were mild fevers, extreme fatigue, congested nose of white mucus...

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