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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Blocked sinus: Could have new or old sinus congestion, and may be indicative of an infection. See you doctor, and decide on potential antibiotics.

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Bad headaches: Plus upper respiratory congestion.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
19 years experience Neurosurgery
Sphenoid Sinus: Near complete opacification of sphenoid sinus means that there is material such as blood or mucus that is filling the sinus.
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Sphenoid sinus: Fluid inside such as blood or mucus.
Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Unhealthy sphenoid: This indicates that the sphenoid sinus does not contain air, as it should. It is showing signs of a chronic abnormality by being opaque or filled with ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
19 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: Its sounds although you have intractable sinus disease. Given your prior hx: bilateral medial turbinectomies. Resection of medial walls , of both ma ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Competent hands: Make sure he is a good neuro surgeon
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Decongestion: A sinus is opacified on a ct scan due to either fluid or soft tissue. This can be due to either an acute infection or chronic infection. The treatment ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Absolutely Keyissues: are both mucociliary escalator functions to clear defective cells (cancer) & irritants along with immune system function/responses, all controlled ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Broker
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hole is normal : The best test to evaluate the sphenoid sinus is usually a ct scan. The natural drainage hole should be open and secretions should not build up. When t ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mehmet Berk
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends..: Depends on the reson of opacification. If it is an infection (sinusitis) it may get better. If its due to amss lesion in the sphenooid sinus (like ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Grossan
73 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Leave it alone: Usually a polyp in the sinus that isn't causing symptoms is left alone and doesn't require Rx.
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