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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 chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps. Am I at the risk of asthma?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 37-year-old female. I have CRSwNP and I am taking medications like nasal steroid drops and Cetirizine. This is a question just to seek some information on my level of risk. I have had CRSwNP since I was 23 years old. This is mostly controlled with Flixonase nasal drops. I have had ...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi,Welcome to can understand your concern.According to your statement, you have been suffering from chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP). You are now concerned about developing asthma in the near future. You also have a positive family history of asthma, as your dad had as...  Read Full »

My son has a stuck raisin in his nose. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My 3-year-old son stuck a raisin up his nose. My wife and I are physician assistants. We went to the pediatric ED after attempting multiple positive pressure techniques without success. The pediatrician ED doctor was unable to visualize with a nasal speculum and was failed to pass an N...  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammed Osama Aboborda

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is better to remove it as early as possible. It is an organic material trapped in a place full of bacteria so rhinosinusitis can occur quickly with the formation of pus. I do not advise you to wait to remove it as soon as possible. Also, you have to be afraid of his ...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for throat itch and cough with no fever?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having itching in throat and little cough for more than two weeks and cold. No fever, no body pain. My BP and sugar are normal. I am taking Cetirizine and Calvam 625 with little improvement.  Read Full »

Dr. Syed Peerzada Tehmid Ul Haque

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Do you have any postnasal drip or cold? Do you have any acid reflux, stomach ache, or sour eructations? Is there any cervical lymph node? Do you smoke? Can you attach a picture of your throat?  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 Kaimal

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 effectivel...  Read Full »

What causes rhinosinusitis with polyps and airway obstruction?

Query: Hello, Thank you for stopping by! I am here to provide expert opinions on your medical issues. I am a 37-year-old female suffering from chronic rhinosinusitis with polyps. I am using the following medications: 1. Nasal steroid drops. 2. Oral antihistamine. 3. Vitamin D capsules. 4. Omeprazole. I hav...  Read Full »

Dr. Oliyath Ali

Answer: Hello, We welcome you to icliniq family. I appreciate the confidence you place in me for your healthcare consultation. To know whether you are having a significant obstruction in breathing while sleeping you need to get a polysomnography and sleep endoscopy done. In Polysomnography all of your body ...  Read Full »

Do getting nasal hairs along with mucus while cleaning the nose indicate infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 17-year-old male. For the past six to seven days I am having a cold. My mucus has turned green and also my mucus become hard and stays just at the end of my nose. Three days ago I cleared the hard mucus with my fingers and get out along with some hairs. I get some hairs out ev...  Read Full »

Dr. Vinay. S. Bhat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Our internal nose has two parts one part which is known as vestibule contains a large number of hair follicles and another part is more inside part of the nose which contains simple mucosa which produces mucus. You seem to be suffering from an acute infection of the no...  Read Full »

What causes orange tongue?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having a funny smell in my nose for the past several weeks. Additionally, I have a yellow and orange coating on my tongue. I have gone to my ENT last week not in regards to the smell but just as a follow up. All seemed to be clear except for some swelling. Since then the smell...  Read Full »

Dr. Alok Rathi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Do you mean to say you have funny smell? You have decreased smell or increased smell or altogether a different smell? Decreased or increased smell is due to diseases of nose and anterior skull base, but different smell is usually psychological. You had sinus issues, but ...  Read Full »

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