Haze and sinus problems

Haze and sinus problems

Question: Does the current bad haze problem in Singapore affect my sinus problem? What can I do about it? Answer: I always see more of my patients with chronic sinusitis come in with exacerbation of symptoms during periods with bad haze. This includes those who have had surgery and have been very stable for a long time. I suppose it does not help that their sinuses have been opened surgically to...

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A runny nose may not be just a runny nose

A runny nose may not be just a runny nose

  This patient had clear watery runny nose coming from one side of the nose every time she leaned forward. It turned out to be brain fluid or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and the patient runs the risk of developing brain infection (meningitis). Fortunately, repair of the leak can now be done endoscopically through the nose.     Many other brain or skull base operations can now be...

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A/Prof Mark LC Khoo

A/Prof Mark LC Khoo

    A/Prof Mark LC Khoo MBBS (S’pore) FRCS (Edin) FRCS (Glasg) Senior Consultant ENT Head & Neck Surgeon Subspecialty: Head & Neck Surgery     A/Prof Mark LC Khoo (ENT Specialist) educated in Anglo-Chinese School and Hwa Chong Junior College, Dr Khoo graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1990. After completing his internship and National Service,...

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Dr Samuel CL Yeak

Dr Samuel CL Yeak

    Dr Samuel CL Yeak MBBS (S’pore) FRCS (Edin) FRCS (Glasg) FAMS Senior Consultant ENT Head & Neck Surgeon Subspecialty: Nose and Sinus Surgery     Dr Samuel CL Yeak (ENT Specialist) Educated in Anglo-Chinese School and Anglo-Chinese Junior College, Dr Yeak was awarded the Public Service Commission’s Local Merit Bursary to study medicine in the National...

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