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Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Chronic rhinosinusitis is an inflammatory disorder of the paranasal sinuses, characterized by four cardinal signs such as facial pain, hyposmia, nasal drainage, and nasal obstruction. These symptoms persist for at least twelve successive weeks. It occurs due to nasal polyps and fungal allergy. The treatment mainly includes steroid nasal sprays, nasal saline washing, antibiotics, steroid pills, and leukotrienes like montelukast, zileuton, and zafirlukast.

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I have been suffering from a sinus infection. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, Could you look at a CT scan of my sinus? I need to know what is causing my sinus infection. Please help. Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Murari. M.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I am sorry to know that you have been struggling with sinus issues. CT (computed tomography) showed some mucosal thickening of the lining of sinuses, with well-aerated sinuses in the visualized cut. However, this needs to be revised as the CT...  Read Full »

I have chronic post nasal drip which leads to sore throat and bronchitis. My symptoms reappear if I stop the medications. Please help.

Query: Hello Doctor, I am 23 years old and have been dealing with chronic post nasal drip for the past three years. The excessive dripping leads to a sore throat and subsequently develops into bronchitis. Additionally, one side of my nose remains persistently congested. I have undergone numerous courses ...  Read Full »

Dr. Murari. M.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Your symptoms seem secondary to chronic rhinosinusitis. It is crucial to recognize that this condition is similar to conditions like asthma or hypertension. That is, with optimal medical management, it can be effectively...  Read Full »

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