Cases such as these, where sinus infection graduates to a more serious infection in the brain, are known as “edge cases” because they are so rare.
But they do happen, and it’s important to be mindful of this risk if you let a sinus infection go untreated for too long:
We don’t normally associated stroke with young people which is why this story is especially powerful. Thankfully this one has a silver lining: After one physician doubted the patient in question would ever walk again, he has regained some movement already.
Still, it stands a strong reminder to seek help if you have the symptoms of persistent sinus infection and they aren’t getting any better after two weeks.
The Los Angeles Sinus Institute specializes in treating and preventing sinusitis here in Los Angeles. Call us today to meet with the experts.