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is there sinus cavities in the back of the head

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Albers
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Sinuses: All in the front, around your eyes, nose, above your teeth. You have a communication back through the ears, to the bone behind the ear, the mastoid p ... Read More
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Sinuses: Ethmoid sinus is behind your nose and eye area. Frontal sinus above eye (forehead area) maxillary sinus (cheek bone area). . There are other terms lik ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Not sinus: No sinuses in that area. Probably a cervical neuralgia or muscle pain from the spine. see a neurologist
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely sinus: Pain in the back of the head is unusual for a sinus infection.This would be more likely an ear infection but this is unlikely as well. This could be a ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Congestion: Are these chronic or brand new symtpoms? If it just started consider use of decongestant. If chronic - recommend assessment.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Congestion: Sinus infection? See your General Physician.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Sucgang
16 years experience Family Medicine
Sinusitis: This may be sinusitis. If it's for the last few days, an antibiotic may help. Any fevers? If it's been going on for a while, a CT scan of the sinuse ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Since : Since he has such persistent symptoms, I am glad that he is going back in to be seen. He may need a scope procedure to look into the sinus areas and ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Need ENT: evaluation to determine the nature of the lesion. There are a number of possibilities and visualization is required to distinguish between them. A b ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Uri: better get an antibiotic to fix this problem.. mucinex (guaifenesin) otc will help the congestion and mucus as well. hope this helps
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
Steroid inhaler: An antibiotic might be appropriate if one has a yellow or green nasal discharge, especially if associated with painful sinuses and/or fever. If the d ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Probaby: normal post-operative pain...suggest ICE and contact your treating ENT specialist for suggestions/I ASSUME you have a follow-up visit arranged...if pa ... Read More
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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

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