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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
SiNus problem: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or sudafed can dry your sinuses.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
Clean Air: Keep it clean and more fresh air. If its infected then you may need short course of antibiotics and sinus lavage.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Dx of the sinuses: Not to be facetious, but the term simply means some disease involving the sinuses. Most commonly it refers to inflammation of the sinuses or "sinusit ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience in Dentistry
Sinus: Your sinus is a normal structure in your body used for breathing. You can't cure yourself of it. But if you think you have an infection or other prob ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pain: As a year long allergy sufferer, i can understand this problem first hand. Post nasal drip is annoying to you and frustrating to treat for us. Please ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John McClay
30 years experience in Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus infection: The maxillary sinus is one of the 4 pairs of paranasal (around the nose) sinuses. The maxillary sinuses are under the cheeks. Infection in the left ma ... Read More
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A 80-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus polyp: Hello. Removal of sinus polyps may resolve your headaches. If your CT scan shows post obstructive inflammatory changes, then I would expect some heada ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Center of skull: The sphenoid sinus is in the center of the skull.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suresh Anand
25 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Sinus swelling: Runny, stuffy, congested nose with pressure behind the eyes, and sometimes post nasal discharge are suggestive of chronic rhinitis. Appropriate evalua ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Sinus: Sounds like it could be. Discuss with your health care team where ever you are. They will know what is going around.
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A member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Neti pot: Consider using a neti pot. You can also add a drop or two of sski or lugol's to the salt water. Too much iodine can make it sting. Rinse sinuses twice ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Yes?: What is your question? Sinus issues can certainly cause headaches, not migraine headaches, but rather sinus headaches.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Rooklin
48 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Enhance: While a true sinus infection is best treated with antibiotics, there is data that one can enhance the resolution of symptoms by adding an intra-nasal ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not at all !: Changes in humidity and barometric pressure can affect the way your sinus drain. Also some molds and other allergens may be more active with weather c ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: It would not.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allergy/infection: Could be allergy and / or infection. Best to see your otlaryngologist for evaluation.
A female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience in Infectious Disease
Probably not: Sinusitis is inflammation of the sinuses, which are small air-filled cavities within the bones of the face surrounding the nose. Sphenoid sinuses a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Chronic sinusiitis: Actually we call this chronic rhinosinusitis with a deviated septum. If you haven't seen an allergist for testing then consider that. Treatment is ini ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience in Cardiology
Possibly.: There are reports of families, including multiple generations, with a persistent sinus tachycardia. However, one should search for an underlying caus ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Symptoms: Am not sure what the actual question is. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade ch ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal piercing: Hello, it is unlikely that the act of nasal piercing caused a sinus infection. Unless your piercing tract has been giving you trouble with infection, ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
39 years experience in Dentistry
Yes.: Pressure in the sinus can affect the roots of the upper teeth, creating an achey feeling.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Sinusitis: It sounds as if there may be sinusitis present, but best to undergo an exam by an ENT doctor and have this assessed appropriately. Good luck.
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Yes: Can obstruct eustachian tube and even cause dizziness, plus the congestion feeling, and generalized lousy overall sensations. Saline nasal and sinus ... Read More

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