I Have Chronic Sinusitis

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 65 People

    Chronic Sinusitis Causing Fixed Dilated Pupil?

    Just wondering if anyone else has experienced this. I went to A&E in March after complaining of my vision in my right eye being blurry to a colleague who pointed out that my left pupil was fixed and dilated, it stayed like it for 2 days. After a barrage of tests there was...
    chattykay chattykay
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 7, 2012

    Ent said i have chronic sinusitis symptoms are

    aching pain under and above eyes and top of throat burns sometime. have tried everything does anyone else have the top of throat burning. please respond if you do
    Dennyd58 Dennyd58
    56-60, M
    Apr 11, 2015

    Recently Diagnosed

    I'm 32 years old and have suffered from recurrent ear infections since I was born and recurrent sinus infections since I was about 10 years old. A couple of years ago my ENT started putting tubes in my ears and it helped with my Eustachian tube dysfunction. In fact, I went an...
    TerrasMom TerrasMom
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Dec 17, 2012

    Worst Year Of My Life

    it all started when i had a horrific headache in february. long story short, i had clogged sinuses and had to get them drained, 3 months later they were clogged again and had to get another surgery to unclog, its been a month since my last surgery and they are clogged again...
    nadine900 nadine900
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 28, 2013

    My Newest Remedy Hope: Vacuum Cleaner & Hydrogen Peroxide

    I’m having it since 2007, and tried to cure it with antibiotics (local and oral), natty pot, sea water sprays, oily drops, cortisone and corticosteroids, c vitamin, anti allergy pills, honey, propolis, different inhalations with tea and herbs, essential oils, colloidal silver...
    himehigh himehigh
    46-50, M
    5 Responses Dec 3, 2012

    To Chronic Sinusitis Sufferers - This May Be The Solution!!? Was For Me!

    TO EVERYONE WHO HAS HAD CHRONIC SINUSITIS HERE'S THE SOLUTION!! =) Hi there, from December 15th, 2012 to 'almost' March 2013, I suffered intensely with my pain levels being above a '10' most days - went to the clinics a bunch of times, was prescribed antibiotics 3 times, given...
    harriarms25 harriarms25
    56-60
    1 Response Apr 21, 2013

    My Sinus Infection Is A Distant Memory

    I was really bad with a chronic sinus infection and had reached desperation because all of the doctors and specialist I had seen could not help me. I took matters in to my own hands and bought a couple of alternatives on-line and through health stores. I must have spent about $20...
    MartiMelloe MartiMelloe
    31-35, F
    Sep 12, 2013

    Just got it for the first time.

    Hell, it's terrible!! Worst bit is not being able to sleep and concentrate because of the gnawing pain in your cheek and jaws. Had it for a week and done nothing aside from paracetamol and Sudafed (although the best temporary reprieve is a simples Olbas inhaler. This was because...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8
    46-50, M
    1 Response Oct 2, 2015

    Nothing New Here, Just Same Thing As Everyone Else... It Hurts, It Sucks...

    Never in my life have I had anything like this before...  and allergies, whats that??? yes that how  it was with me, never ever had an allergic reaction to anything. Until I moved to TN, I guess that had something to do with it. I was diagnosed with Sinusitis on Feb 2011, when...
    jhira jhira
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Nov 23, 2011

    At My Wits End...

    When I was about 13 I was living in a house that had mold in it. Of course I was unaware of this..so I suffered with sinus problems for years before I knew what was going on. I was on countless allergy meds but nothing worked. My doctor ordered a cat scan and it ended up...
    vdubrox vdubrox
    18-21, F
    11 Responses Dec 2, 2010

    Addendum To My Earlier Post About 'Guaifenesin'

    I am by no means 'totally' cured - Not yet anyway - but am well on my way! But just to be free of the 'over 10' pain level behind my face is nothing short of a miracle. As for my sense of smell/taste, everything seems to be a 'little off?' (a lot of the time it seems like...
    harriarms25 harriarms25
    56-60
    1 Response Apr 21, 2013

    Today I feel like for the first time I used the

    netipot the way I should use it. What I usually did was to tilt my head sidewise but then the salt water would not reach deep into my sinuses. Today I tilted my head back and used the netipot that way. It was even worse an experience than usual, but I feel like it reached much...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 12, 2014

    Supplements And Such

    Ok...this is what I have found to be effective on myself, so far. 1. white tea. I recommend you drink a lot of it, hot. 2. quercetin. I take it in what's called a megadose? 12 800-milligram capsules. It has no upward limit of toxicity or effectiveness, so it just depends on how...
    hylierandom hylierandom
    41-45
    3 Responses Jul 27, 2013

    Chronic Sinusitis+no Insurance=trainwreck

    Feel free to copy and reprint so long as it is in entirety and my pseudonym stays on the end. Once upon a time (2002) I was a happy little person. I was a glowing picture of health, except for occasionally still having a touch of my childhood asthma. I commuted miles and miles...
    hylierandom hylierandom
    41-45
    3 Responses Jan 25, 2011

    Please Help! Chronic Sinusitis? I'm Miserable. Have been ill for way too long

    Sorry if this is boring or long. I'm just so desperate to figure out what's going on so I can finally get better. Nov 2011: I went to the ER extremely sick. VERY bad laryngitis. Took a long time to recover (If I ever fully did) --> Earl December 2011 I flew home from college for...
    inhale123exhale inhale123exhale
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 3, 2013

    I have suffered from recurrent bouts of

    sinusitis for about 2 years. The cold weather seems to trigger it almost every other week in the winter. The only cure i have found is to pump salt water through my nostrils a few times a day until it gets better. If anyone knows anything else that could be triggering it, or...
    adamo23 adamo23
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jan 21, 2014

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