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Acid reflux and sinus infection ?

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Every time my acid reflux kicks up, I develop what is basically a sinus infection. Very light green mucus that regenerates quickly, but not at the regular rate of an infection. It also seems to pass far more quickly than my actual infections tend to. As soon as the pseudo-infection starts, my acid reflux is gone, and is gone when the infection ends as well. Is this mere coincidence? Does this mean I don't actually have acid reflux, and it is much less serious? Or is this actually possible?
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replied May 22nd, 2011
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

Yes , when acid induced damage occurs in the upper respiratory tract, (as a result of acid reflux), secondary infection due to bacteria, can cause infection of the throat, that can spread to the nasal sinuses.

You might consult with your doctor for evaluation of asymptomatic acid reflux disorder, which might help to relieve your symptoms.
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