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Acute Sphenoid Sinusitis
What does bilateral acute sphenoid sinusitis mean? My eyes have been swelling together and lots of headaches as well as blurred vision and dizziness.
Yes: Sphenoid sinusitis is an inflammation of the most posterior of the paranasal sinuses and is situated in the bone above the soft palate. One of the major symptoms is persistent pain on top of the head. If you are very symptomatic, and you need surgery, your surgeon should make you aware of the landmarks adjacent to this sinus. The are the optic nerve, the carotid artery and the pituitary gland. ...Read more
Maybe: For a severe case, it may lead to unrelenting headaches that do not respond to anything. Talk to an ENT to see if the sinusitis is "real". Meningitis can be happen from ear infection or any type of sinus infection, always a risk. I am not trying to scare you, just saying, if you have this issue, talk to an expert in person very soon. ...Read more
I had bilateral sphenoid sinusitis on the right side in january i was treated for 5 days i am still having daily chronic migraines what could this be?
Sphenoid sinusitis: Bear in mind that MRI usually exagerrates the findings on the sinuses and we usually need to get a ct scan of the sinuses. However acute sinusitis involving the sphenoid can involve severe headache, eye pain and even changes in your vision. You should see an ENT doctor right away for treatment which can be either with antibiotics and/or surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sir can bilateral sphenoid sinusitis be very dangerous?What are its worst effects!I cant afford ENT right now,so pls suggest me its risk factor.
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