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What is the difference of having allergies and having bad sinus problems

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1. Sinus problems can be caused by many things: they include several kinds of specific infections, a non-infective form of inflammation and quite commonly an underlying allergic process. Each needs quite different treatment approaches. These will include the anatomical state of the nose and sinuses (Including significant racial differences - these include racial differences between populations within African populations as well as differences between them and Indo-Europeans).

2.Allergy is related to the incidence of a particular type of immune responsiveness, which is more or less equal across all races (i.e. One third of the worldwide human population). Symptoms suggesting possible allergy for sinus problems include the particular symptoms and also associated conditions such as seasonality, presence of asthma, eczema and/or, a family history of similar problems.

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Any in the field I believe. Only experience of questions that get asked will tell.

Experience

I am a retired medical academic from the UK. I have done major research on Food Allergy and have been a government adviser in the area. 30 years experience running an allergy clinic. And undergraduate and post-graduate teaching.

Organizations
Well, apart from the FRCP, I'm no longer active in the area. I'm too busy writing books. And I no longer have the cash to go to international meetings. But was active in many.

Publications
Will 120 scientific papers help? Chapters in books. Patient advisory materials. Magazine articles. TV appearances. Live and recorded. National and international invited lectures, etc. It was my job for 40 years. Do you think I count!

Education/Credentials
MD, PhD, Postgraduate Diplomas etc. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. etc. But I don't want that put out on the net! Just to let you know!

Awards and Honors
irrelevant.

Past/Present Clients
Too many to count, patients of course and a large number of all sorts of corporate consultancies and considerable work as an expert witness in the Courts. I'm volunteering because your Greek expert has been so helpful, I thought I'd offer something back.

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