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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
29 years experience in Medical Oncology
Nasal steroids: Nasal steroids are generally a good place to start, as the treat all kinds of inflammatory sinus disease(allergic and non-allergic). Antihistamines he ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
18 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Briefly, no.: They can't 'explode'. True acute infection can, however, speead to important surrounding areas like the brain, eyes and main blood vessels in the head ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
Face: Sinuses are in you face some in your forehead some around your nose and check They are all connected to the oral cavity for proper drainage they coul ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus blockage: Greetings. The things that lock your sinus drainage pathways could be mucus membrane swelling, polyps, thick mucus, tumors, bacteria, virus or fungal ... Read More
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 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 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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Dr. Benjamin Rubin
38 years experience in Ophthalmology
Viral: Viral.
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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 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 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Bearden
22 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Maybe: Server sinusitis can spill over into the bony cave behind the eye and cause eyelid edema.
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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 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Zweig
25 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No generally not. : Frontal sinus pressure can be due to allergies, sinusitis, or more commonly migraine variants. Try decongestant to see if pressure improves.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
In general...: Not sure what is meant by "three views" but in general, normal roentgenograms (x-rays) can easily visualize all of the sinuses.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Xray finding?: This is usually a description included with a sinus ct. It indicates thickening of the sinus linings. May be due to infection or chronic inflammation.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Guaifenesin : Guaifenesin is a mucolytics, meaning it thins out saliva. If your sinuses are producing too much thick mucous, the Guaifenesin may help, but there ar ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Sinusitis: Sinusitis can trigger migraines. See "Migraine Diet" at [email protected] for suggestions that may help.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John McMahan
47 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinusitis : Surgery is sometimes needed... See a rhinologist (an ENT sub-specialist) to sort out your options. In my practice around 15% of patients with your sym ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Uri: Sounds like upper respiratory illness. Usually viral take Ibuprofen and oxymetazoline for three days to improve with symptoms and if worsens see you g ... Read More
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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 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 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 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience in Radiology
Sinus Disease??: It is possible these symptoms are due to acute or chronic sinus disease. However, other diseases can cause similar symptoms. Please see your health ... Read More
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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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