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These quizzes are written by our doctors to help you evaluate the symptoms that could be related to allergies, asthma and sinusitis.

Could this be an Allergy?

Could this be Asthma?

Could this be Sinusitis?

ALLERGY QUIZ

Do your cold-like symptoms persist for more than four days or tend to become sinus infections?

YES

NO

Do you get "colds" year round or more often than other people?

YES

NO

Are you bothered by frequent eye irritation such as itching, burning, tearing or puffy lower eyelids without knowing why?

YES

NO

Do symptoms such as runny nose, watery eyes or sneezing appear soon after you change surroundings-such as to another room, car, outdoors or back indoors?

YES

NO

Have you experienced frequent headaches that seem to be connected with increased nose congestion or sinus pressure?

YES

NO

Do you often sneeze several times in rapid succession without feeling much relief?

YES

NO

Do you notice red eyelid rims or dark circles under your eyes often?

YES

NO

Does your nose, throat or ears itch at certain times of the year?

YES

NO

If you answered YES to three or more of these questions, you may well be highly allergic. Please read our Patient Education brochure on Understanding Your Allergies.

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ASTHMA QUIZ

Do you cough in the middle of the night, or with laughter?

YES

NO

Do you cough or wheeze with exercise, particularly in colder weather?

YES

NO

Do colds tend to "drop" to your chest?

YES

NO

Have you had frequent "bronchitis" or pneumonia?

YES

NO

Do you cough, wheeze or get short of breath when exposed to dust, pollen, mold or animal dander?

YES

NO

If you answered YES to one or more of these questions, you may well have asthma. Please read our Patient Education brochure on Understanding Your Asthma.

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SINUSITIS QUIZ

Do your "colds" last longer than 10 days?

YES

NO

Do you have chronic, excessive, thick or discolored nasal drainage?

YES

NO

Do you have headaches in the forehead, cheekbones or behind the eyes?

YES

NO

Do your upper teeth hurt?

YES

NO

Do you have facial pain, especially when leaning forward?

YES

NO

Do you have chronic nasal congestion?

YES

NO

Do you cough when you first lie down?

YES

NO

If you answered YES to two or more of these questions, you may well have sinusitis. Please read our Patient Education brochure on Sinusitis.

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