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Is Shortness of Breath being caused by Sinus Trouble?

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HI IVE HAD THIS SMILAR PROBLEM BEFORE BUT WENT AWAY NOW ITS BACK CANT FIGURE OUT WHAT IT IS WHAT HAPPENS IS MY SINUSSES GET CLOGGED BY JUST PRESURE NOT NASAL DRIP OR ANYTHING I CANT BREATH WELL I START TO GET SHORTHNESS OF BREATH HEAD FEELS NUMB THEN I PANIC ABOUT IT AFTER 1 TO 2 HOURS IT WILL LET GO AND MY NOSE WILL TURN COLD WHEN I TOUCH IT FEELS LIKE A ICE CHEST THEN I CAN BREATH AND COLD AIR GOING THROUGHT MY SINUSES WHAT IS THIS FROM CAN IT BE FROM MY STOMACH ACID OR GASSES WHEN I EAT NEED HELP


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replied February 5th, 2006
Ear, Nose & Throat Disorders Answer A267
Sinus inflammation (sinusitis) can cause shortness of breath and the other reactions that you have described. You can immediately visit an ENT-specialist. You will probably be given an antibiotic and corticosteroids prescribed by the doctor. You can also use decongestive nose-drops 3 times per day but not more than 5 days. Warming the sinuses with an infrared-light lamp is also very useful when you are experiencing cold.
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