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sphenoid sinus headache

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
MRI very sensitive: Just because you have something in the sinus, it does not mean it is the cause of your symptoms. Retention cysts are common. Does light or sound both ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Bobbitt
32 years experience Dentistry
Address sleep apnea: And quit smoking-both asap. The retention cyst is basically irrelevant unless it blocks natural drainage of the structure.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Satloff
40 years experience Pain Management
Urine test for toxin: The most common source of fungal sinusitis is the presence of mold toxins. There is urine testing available to identify which mold toxin is present an ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Antibiotics: You should be under the care of an ENT who can properly persribe the right antibiotics. Sometimes oral steroids are necessary. Along with the perscrip ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Mucinex, (guaifenesin) afrin: Otc meds to reduce sinus pressure include muxinex, saline nose sprays and even afrin, a nasal decongestant but do not use afrin for more than two cons ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
This sounds more: like TMJ Jaw joint pain. Consult your Oral Health Professional. Hope this is helpful Healthy New Year Dr Z
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ortman
Specializes in Geriatrics
Soe meds are safe: Tylenol, (acetaminophen) antihistamines(eg Claritin alavert etc, not with "d") should not react with his parkinsons meds. Prescription nasal steroids ... Read More
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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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Scuba
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Sinus HA: Saline lavages, saline nasal sprays, and inhalation of steam and vapor like the netti pot. These can be used liberally. Beginning now, a short course ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Sinus headache: If the sinus headache is caused by infection, it is to be treated. If it is allergies, then this needs to be addressed. The problem needs to be treate ... Read More
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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