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i guess that is what the ct scan was for, re the wrinkly skin

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i guess that is what the ct scan was for, re the wrinkly skin and peeling neck, i had not been on medication of any kind for 5 months when this started. i did apply cortate but it made no difference. my skin on my neck has continued to be itchy for 6 months now, but the peeling skin happened only about 4 times. more symptoms. always have tons of clear mucous in nose and mouth, sometimes feel increasing pressure in ears until there is like an explosion then within 10 mins or so get tons more mucous. i always have mucous on the inside of my right eye, i wipe it away and it is back in 10 mins., as said over the years it seems to go lower down all the time, it went from my eyes bothering me most to my forehead now it is above my ears, headaches are a constant

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

hi i have had this prob for 12 years, it started with eye infections for about 2 years then they stopped and i was getting sinus infectioins that never stopped,. i am a 55 year old male. another doctor i was with was going down the road of blockage, and certainly that is obvious but what is making the blockage. i am thinking about the tons of clear mucous i get always, balls of wet mucous falling out of my nose tons of mucous in my mouth,, i was tested for allergies that all came back negative, it is not seasonal i have it all year, i live in canada where we have 4 clear seasons and widely varying temperatures

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Hi. Thank you for the positive feedback. I'm sorry you have been suffering for so long.

It sounds like you have been receiving good care from very qualified physicians without any significant lasting improvement in your condition. At this point I think the best thing for you to do would be to gather up copies of all your medical records and travel to a large University Teaching hospital. At an institution like that you could be evaluated and treated by a team of sub-specialists who are at the cutting edge of their respective fields. The best thing about these large teaching hospitals is that consultations are available with Professors and leaders in their field by just walking a few steps down the hall.

The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota is an excellent example of just such a place as this. That being said there are many excellent teaching hospitals all across the country and I am sure that there is one near you.

If you could tell me what large city you live near and how far it would be possible for you to travel in seeking treatment I would be happy to give you some names. Of course, you could also ask friends and associates or check the internet yourself. Let me know what you would like to do.

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Dr. Rick MD FACS

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