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clogged sinus cavity

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Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Why is it obstructed: Try to find out what could be causing an obstruction. Is it an anatomical problem that needs to be corrected? Do you have underlying allergic problem ... Read More
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Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
MRI=poor sinus film: Mri's are notoriously inaccurate for evaluating your sinuses, they frequently over estimate disease. If you didn't know your had sinus problems unti ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
39 years experience Dentistry
Lifting weights: If you clench your teeth when you are lifting weights, it is possible for you to create occlusal trauma to your teeth. When this occurs the pain can s ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Mccarty
31 years experience Dentistry
Interesting: Not sure what prompted the question, but i would say no as long as you don't drop the weights on your face.
Dr. Robert Landman
31 years experience Dentistry
Weightlifting: As a powerlifter for many years i know that at maximum effort a lot of us will hold our breath as we exert ourselves, increasing the pressure within t ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Van Stralen
36 years experience Dentistry
A neti pot: Neti pots are available at most pharmacies. Just follow the direction on the packaging.
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Dr. Ronald Koslowski
29 years experience Prosthodontics
Sinus rinse: Niel med makes a sinus rinse kit available at pharmacies and costco. It can really help with sinus congestion and improve nasal breathing. A neti pot ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
45 years experience Dentistry
Not likely: Your sinuses are skin lined cavities in your skull at several different paired sites. Being enclosed in solid bones, they cannot sink in. So whatever ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
19 years experience Dentistry
Good!: Large sinus cavities usually bring good quality (warm) of air going to your longs. Also good singers show large sinus cavities.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See ENT: You should see an ear, nose and throat doctor to check your sinuses checked and he can determine the best treatment for you.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Perhaps: 'collapse' of a sinus cavity may happen from bony trauma (e.g. Frontal bone trauma or maxillary cheek trauma). 'collapse' can also mean bony contracti ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Several ways: Control allergies, use a sinus rinse, occasionally may need a decongestant, but keeping the openings from the sinuses into the nose open will help pre ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Niel Venter
Specializes in Family Medicine
No problem: Sinusses vary in shapes and sized from person to person, so it means nothing and is of not clinical significance.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: A ct scan of the sinuses would be the best test to evaluate that issue. An exam by an ENT doctor would also help.

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