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A 39-year-old member asked:

my sinuses are killing me..i have went to the doctors and received a shot.. i am still hurting. what should i do next?

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Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 36 years experience
See a specialist: If your sinusitis pain persists despite antibiotic injection, see an ENT doctor.

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What exactly do the cavernous sinuses do?

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Is there any natural remedy for sinusis?

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Both of my sinuses or whatever are called , are swollen.Is that normal?What can I take to get better?

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Swollen Sinus: Swelling of the sinus cavities is not normal. It is necessary to have a thorough evaluation to determine the cause of the swelling and then your doctor can treat you properly for that condition. For example if your sinus cavities are swelling due to allergies, then proper treatment for the allergies can be started to help you.
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Whats good for sinuses?

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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 help if there is an allergic component, as do oral decongestants. An evaluation by an otolaryngologist is always helpful to look for causes.
Dr. Kevin Owoc
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Additionally, a simple saline nasal spray may be very effective.
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A 45-year-old member asked:

What does ethnoid sphenoid sinuses are partially opacified on the right mean. Thank you?

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Fluid: It means that you have a fluid build up in your sinuses, usually mucous. The ethmoid sinuses are directly behind your nose, and the sphenoid sinuses behind that. The fluid was only seen on the right side.

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