Chronic Sinusitis

Sinusitis that lasts for more than 12 weeks is called chronic sinusitis. Sinusitis is the inflammation of the tissue lining the nasal and sinus cavities. The symptoms include postnasal drainage, nasal congestion, pain around the eyes, ear pain, sore throat, and bad breath.

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Will nasal spray help my constant mucus accumulation and headache?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old male. Ever since my 20's I have had a constant uncomfortable accumulation of mucus in my sinuses, and the pressure would cause headaches. And I eventually learned to suck it out of my sinus into my mouth to spit out or swallow. And I continuously do that now all day...  Read Full »


Dr. Mohammed Osama Aboborda

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. What is the color of the mucus? Is it white, yellow, or green? Do you have a fever? Do you have any chronic disease like diabetes?  Read Full »

Please suggest medications to control my blocked nose, ear pain and itchy eyes.

Query: Hi doctor, I have sinusitis problem for a very long time, and recently I had tooth decay as well. The doctor I consulted earlier suggested root canal treatment, but I am yet to go for that. My problem right now is I have a blocked nose, mild inner ear pain, sore throat, and sometimes cough. No ...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from sinusitis, tooth decay, blocked nose, earache, sore throat, cough, and itchy eyes. You can take the medications as follows:- Tablet Azee 500 mg 0+0+1 for 7-10 days, tablet Al...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for chronic sinusitis.

Query: Hi, I have had chronic sinusitis for my whole life, my father has it as well and as far as I know, it had developed into rhinosinusitis and he is now unable to taste or smell. how can i prevent this happening to me?  Read Full »


Dr. Radhika Shukla

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, U seem to have Allergic rhinitis which is typically due to hyperresponse to a certain material eg. dust. It typically presents with bouts of sneezing, more at a specific time in the day & related to some material for eg dust. apart from dust, there r many other materials that can cause a...  Read Full »

What does MRI with air bubble in sphenoid sinus indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, I have six weeks of ongoing problem with throbbing pain around the nasal bone, headache at the top of my head and visual disturbances. MRI showed air bubble in the sphenoid sinus. What should be my next step now? I had a sudden onset, nasal pain accompanied with visual problems (not ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rohan S. Navelkar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Considering that it is a sudden onset, it seems like something you should not ignore. It seems like you are suffering from a complication of chronic sinusitis. Pain near the nasal bone and headache are symptoms of sinusitis. Since the nerve that supplies the eye pas...  Read Full »

Should I concern about burning sensation around the eyes after taking a shower?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old female. For the last three days, I am having a burning sensation around the eyes but the eyes itself are not affected. I figured out it after taking a shower or after taking Lexa Pro. I was taking Sipralexa before, now I got Lexa Pro instead as I am in China and this...  Read Full »


Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. It will be of great help if you can send me a picture of your eyes. Also, let me know if you have work which demands more laptop or computer or mobile use? I do not think it is due to allergy because allergy causes redness and wateri...  Read Full »

How to help with sinus inflammation in chronic sinusitis with polyp?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31-year-old male. I have sinusitis for almost five years. Also, there is polyp formation in the right maxillary sinus. When I inhale to get relief from nasal congestion and it starts irritating with inflammation. Any advice?  Read Full »


Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We have to first ascertain as to why sinusitis has occurred in the first place. Usually, in most cases, the primary cause is a seasonal or year around allergic problem that is there. Just to make you understand I have tried to explain things in a simple way below. Expo...  Read Full »

Can a chronic sinus infection cause stuffy nose and headaches?

Query: I think I may have chronic sinus infection. It started 4 months ago, one morning I woke up and blow up my nose with yellow/greenish mucus and blood. I was having it only in the morning. I didnt had any other symptoms except feeling tired. I took advil sinus and used seawater nasal spray. It lasted c...  Read Full »


Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Looks like your having a chronic allergic problem out there. Now there are certain things which have to be understood in detail. 1. Allergic rhinitis is an immune complex issue which is innately present and starts showing symptoms at one particular age. It basically is a hyper responsiveness t...  Read Full »

How do I stop frequent nose bleeds?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old female. This query is all about my frequent nose bleeding. It started when I was in grade school, I got nose bleed when it is very hot, or when the air is dry and it only happens once a month or once every two months. For the past three months, I got frequent noseb...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahendra Thakre

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I hope you are doing well. I understand your concern. I assure you that you need not be worried. Epistaxis or nasal bleeding is a very common condition and has been reported to occur in up to 60 percent of the general population. Most nosebleeds are not serious and can...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for frequent cold with fever and heavy head?

Query: Hello doctor, I get frequent cold, and it will be severe with a fever of 102-103 degrees. My head remains heavy, and I have thick mucus when I blow my nose. I usually get sneeze with a change in outside temperature. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Prasun Mishra

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the way you have described your symptoms which include recurrent fever, cold, and heavy head with nasal discharge. It is very apparent that you are suffering from chronic sinusitis, and whenever you have acute attacks it leads to the above symptoms. For treatme...  Read Full »

What does maxillary sinus retention cyst with chronic sinus inflammatory changes mean?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having pressure pain in the head, sometimes back and neck pain. MRI findings says right maxillary sinus retention cyst, also, mild chronic sinus inflammatory changes are noted. What does that mean?  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It means that you had mild sinusitis (sinus infection) for a long time. The changes are prominent at the maxillary sinus. The maxillary sinus is an air-filled bony space below the eye and front part of the cheek. Retention cyst means that due to the long-standing i...  Read Full »

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