Why is there crusting in atrophic rhinitis?

Question: Why is there crusting in atrophic rhinitis? Answer Atrophic rhinitis is a problem in which the nose is unable to function as it should.  The nose and the nasal linings takes […] Read more…

I had punctured sinus from left molar extraction. Can an MRI show if my sinus has healed properly?

Question:   Had punctured sinus (during left molar extraction).  Socket was not closed properly.  Had to have repair work done 4 days later to close socket. Had bouts of nasal congestion, burning […] Read more…

I lost my sense of smell after a dental extraction. Will it come back?

Question:        I had an upper left molar tooth extracted last month. The extraction was painful, for more than 20 min. the dentist pushed my head, pulled and twisted the molar. I had […] Read more…

Question: Can sinus problems make you cough? My husband is being coughing for many many years and he has so many test done and doctors can’t find anything wrong but the cough won’t stop.

Question:      Can sinus problem make you cough?  My husband is being coughing for many many years and he has so many test done and doctors can’t find anything wrong but the cough […] Read more…

My mother has a hole in her septum. What can we do?

Question: My mom lives in Ocala, FL. My mom’s problem is a hole up in her sinus that seperates the left and right nostril. She has had a ‘button’ put in but […] Read more…

My nose crusts after resection of my inferior turbinates

Question: I am from the area in Connecticut. I had submucous resection of my inferior turbinates in ’12, 27 yo male. Only tissue removed, no bone, anterior to posterior. Since, air flows […] Read more…

I have nasal polyps and need sinus surgery

Question: I have diagnosis of polyp of left nasal passage .  I scheduled for a CAT scan and was  told will probably  need surgery.  Most  comments  from patients who have had this type of […] Read more…

I lost my sense of smell and taste- what can I do?

Question: I fell and I hit head on radiator, blacked out, hospital was vague and unhelpful, found I had lost sense of smell and taste. Some taste of salt. It depresses me. […] Read more…

My throat closes and I have difficulty breathing in

Question:     I am a 56 yr old female in healthy condition. I stopped smoking 25 yrs ago. I have noticed that my throat feels like it is closing and I have difficulty […] Read more…

I have lost the sense of smell (anosmia)

Question:    Dear Doctors, I have been suffering from anosmia since approximately July 2012. I had no illness around that time (have not had a flu since 2002), and had no injury of […] Read more…