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Is There A Difference Between Sinusitis And Hay Fever?

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We are in, if not close to the season of sinusitis and hay fever. So many of us happen to like diagnosing each other based on symptoms that are visible to us. For example if my friend has a runny nose and a cough, I might just say it is a cold or flu where it could possibly be something else. So Is There A Difference Between Sinusitis And Hay Fever?
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replied December 31st, 2012
I think Hay Fever gives you Sinusitus. I might be wrong. I probably am. Hay fever would be an allergic reaction and sinusitus the result.
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replied October 6th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Hay fever is just allergies and usually involve nose epithelium. However it can predispose to sinuses infection and inflammation as well and thus can cause sinusitis.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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