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I am 19 years old with a history of extreme pollen, mold and dust allergies. I have been sick often growing up and in the past two years have an extremely difficult time for me. I'm experiencing some painful headaches, not frequently but that require me to turn all the lights off and sleep it off. Every single week or every other week I feel disoriented, like I'm dreaming, light headed, weak and miserable, and facial pain. The only time I feel better oddly is at night. This summer my symptoms got so extreme I came very close to passing out over five times. On my fitbit, I monitor my heart rate which is extremely fast, sometimes going up from 80 to 130 from just standing up. I am in a constant panic that I will pass out. I'm pale and haven't been myself in such a long time. Sometimes when I press on my face I'll feel mucous move but I'm not able to move it every time. I've been to an EMT and he told me that I have a severely deviated septum and that I need surgery, but upon research my mother discovered that sinus infections get worse after surgery as opposed to better so we took that option off the table. To make matters more strange, I have no congestion visibly that comes out of my nose, I've had a little blood the past couple days when I blow my nose but that normally doesn't happen. My mother has every exact symptom I'm experiencing. We've also been to my family doctor who thought I had POTS but that didn't match my full description. I am begging for an answer, I feel completely helpless. I have been placed on antibiotics but they did nothing. I use a saline nasal spray to try and moisturize my sinuses and a heat compress but can't find anything to completely alleviate my symptoms. I have been to the hospital three times for how sick I am feeling and have a high pain tolerance. Is it possible I have a blockage problem but not chronic sinusitis? If so how I manage? If someone could give me a possible explanation or advice I would be so so appreciative.
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