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Suffering from sinus problem, have sensitive and painful cartilage. Feel smooth bumps on scalp. Cause for symptoms?

After years of sinus problem. I have new symptoms lasting now for weeks. I have very sensitive and painful cartilage in nose from tip and sides and even bridge. I wake up with thick plug of yellow mucus and slightly blocked nose. My lips feel prickly and sore and slightly swollen. I have a variable headache that particularly affects my scalp where I feel some large smooth bumps (possibly they have always been there) and actininc keratosis. For many weeks I been getting steadily worse with flue type symptoms, but no real temperature. Age 70 male. My short term memory is degrading quite badly.
Asked On : Sat, 16 Mar 2013
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Cardiologist 's  Response
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

At this age, with a long history of sinus trouble - a CT scan of the sinuses is necessary to exclude any significant pathology.
Loss of recent memory is usually due to atherosclerosis / if you have headache in addition, neurological assessment is a safer option.

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Sat, 16 Mar 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Gopal Krishnam Raju's  Response
antral wash is best for you :)
Answered: Sat, 16 Mar 2013
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