New York Sinus Center | The New York Otolaryngology Group - Part 2

Is bloody mucus a sign of a sinus infection?

Question:  I have this head cold and blow my nose there is blood in the mucus which I think is a sinus infection. Answer: Bloody mucus is a sign of irritation in […] Read more…

Will allergy shots help my sinus infections?

Question:                       I have allergies and about twice a year I get a really bad head cold which takes away my smell or taste. I will be starting allergy injections soon and do […] Read more…

Will Surgery for a Deviated Septum Help?

Question:     I wanted to know if surgery for a deviated  septum would solve my nasal and sinus passages. I have difficulty breathing due to mucus blockage.  It has gotten so bad […] Read more…

I have had an ear infection and echoing for 7 weeks

Question: My name is Don, 43 had an ear infection in both ears. Started in my left ear and my family doctor gave me ear drops than my right ear got infected. […] Read more…

I have atrophic rhinitis. I felt great after one month of Levaquin, then it came back.

Question: Thank you very much for allowing us to ask questions. I have atrophic rhinitis. Can this be caused by allergies?  I have many airborne allergies. Also how would you culture the […] Read more…

I have constant nasal pressure, difficulty breathing through my nose and a bad odor

Question: Why do I have a constant pressure from top to bottom of my nose? Also difficulty breathing sometimes with mouth closed.  I also think that there is odor from my sinus. […] Read more…

Will balloon sinuplasty help my runny nose and deviated septum?

Question:     I was diagnosed with a chronic runny nose due to having a small nasal opening for drainage and a deviated septum. Am I a candidate for Balloon Sinuplasty? Answer:    Thanks for […] Read more…

Peppermint tea causes me to have a sinus headache after sinus surgery

Question: I had several procedures done with sinus surgery (turbinoplasty, FESS) 4 weeks ago. I followed dr’s instructions as far as diet, and activity during the recovery period. It all went very […] Read more…

My 15 year old has 6-8 colds a year. Could she have sinusitis?

Question: My 15 year old daughter has been challenged with recurrent colds since she was at least 3 years old.  At this time she still gets 6-8 colds a year, very heavy, […] Read more…

Can you send any encouraging word?

Question: On 10/1, my 41 yo daughter had surgery for removal of a moderate-sized nasal polyp and sinus surgery. For months prior to the procedure, she received antibiotic & steroid therapy in […] Read more…