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Plz explain.minimal to mild chronic appearing paranasal sinus inflammatory changes.mildly increased ethmoid air cells.no acute sinusitis or osseous changes .
Don't worry: I presume these are findings from a ct scan. That is typical radiology terminology from a ct or MRI report, and ct scans visualize the sinuses very well. Mucosal thickening indicates that the lining of the sinuses looks thicker than normal, which may come from anything causing sinus inflammation: allergies or mild infection. The frontal sinuses are just over the eyes, the sphenoid behind them. ...Read more
Sinuses triggering Migraines?? Slightly deviated septum to left. Frontal/sinonasal drainage pathways are opacified. Ostiomeatal units also pacified
Headaches, nasal congestion, sinuses, facial numbness, vision problems.Did CT scan showed only mucosal thickening of bilateral sphenoid and ethmoid.
Chronic sinusitis : Chronic allergic rhino sinusitis can definitely be causing your symptoms. I would recommend a one month trial of daily antihistamines like Claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec and nightly sinus rinses. If your symptoms are not better i would see an ENT like me who specializes in nose/sinus surgery to discuss options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is extensive opacification of the left sphenoid sinus and polypoid mucosial thickening in maxialary sinuses bilateraly?
My paranasal sinuses test show:nasal septum is deviated, nasal turbinates are prominent and both maxillary sinuses shows mucosal thickening sinusitis?
Wha does this mean, soft tissue densities within mastoid cells, middle ear cavity and sphenoid sinus and calcific density in brain paren occipital reg?
Nonspecific : Soft tissue densities in the normally air filled mastoid, middle ear and sinus cavities indicates there is some type of chronic, long term inflammation in those areas. It could indicate chronic infection, as well. It depends on your clinical condition and how severe those findings are to really give you an idea of what this means to you. The brain finding is not uncommon, discuss with doctor. ...Read more
It depends: Isolated sphenoid sinusitis is uncommon but may cause symptoms like any other sinus condition- congestion, pain/ pressure, post nasal drainage, fatigue, etc. If symptomatic, antibiotics or surgically draining the sinus may be appropriate. If not symptomatic, it may just be a mucus retention cyst (benign glob of snot!)-requires no treatment. Depending on its appearance, repeat a ct at some point. ...Read more
Sure, for some: Libido not only varies high and low - it also varies in other ways like stability and fragility. For some psychological issues might cause changes more than physical ones - others vis-a-versa. Not feeling well would make sense as a reason for it to take a hit and chronic sinusitis doesn't feel good. Don't worry - that will only make it worse. If there are best times of day, use 'em for sex! Best! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild mucoperiosteal thickening within the inferior nasal turbinates which could represent some polyp disease?
Sinusitis: A fluid level in your sinus is usually a sign of an infection with "pus" likely. I often treat this with antibiotics and a steroid nose spray for 2-4 weeks and repeat the CT scan. ENT doctor may be needed if it does not resolve. Google images for CT air fluid level in sphenoid sinus for pic ...Read more
Brain MRI "there is mild polypoid mucosal thickening in ethmoid air cells."i have headaches, vision/hearing changes, tearing up, head pressure, sinuitis?
Possible: Mri is not a sensitive tool for sinusitis. Often, the sinuses are normal when one lights up on an mri. Your symptoms are not classic for a sinus infection, and MRI is better for looking for central nervous system problems as the cause of your headache. I would ask your doctor for an antibiotic good for sinusitis and follow up with a ct scan of the sinuses for the definitive answer. ...Read more
Please translate: "mucous retention cyst in right maxillary sinus. Bulbous mucosal thickening of left inferior turbinate is noted. Mucosal retention cyst is also noted within left aspect of nasopharynx."
Antral cyst: It is a common condition related to allergic rhinitis. In general, no surgical treatment is needed unless the cyst are very large and obstructing the outflow tract of the sinus. The enlarged inferior turbinate is a result of allergy. It can be treated with medication or surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a septal spur cause excessive mucus secretions and/or sinus problems? Particularly of the ethmoid sinuses?
I have ear pressure bcz hyperpneumatised both frontal and maxillary sinuses.Mucosal polyp in both maxillary sinus, nasal septum deviation.Surgery need?
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 symptoms ultimately require surgery. Allergy , gerd , aspirin, sub-optimal medical treatment can all be to blame. If significant issues are not treated polyps can rapidly recur. I saw a patient who had undergone 63 surgeries for polyps - aspirin! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blockage of sinus: The extremely narrow space allowing air to enter the maxillary sinus (sinus under the eye) and allow drainage from that sinus is called the infundibulum. Opacification of that narrow channel is the first phase of acute inflammation of that sinus. If this blockage becomes chronic, a rhinologic surgeon can open that passage and allow resolution of problem. ...Read more
2.Allergic rhino laryngitis, CT scan report:mild mucosal thickening in bilateral maxillary sinuses.Still same prb after treatment.
Allergy testing: In allergic rhinitis, it would not be unusual to only have mild mucosal thickening on ct scan. That's good news... You don't have sinusitis or some other process going on! if 3-4 weeks of regular nasal steroid spray doesn't help, (must be used as prescribe to work) then you may want to see an allergist for formal allergy testing. ...Read more
Immediately: Seek out a 2nd opinion. I have not heard of that diagnosis. Sometimes inexperienced pathologists may make that diagnosis. If you have been given a diagnosis of sarcoma, it is imperative that you seek out a 2nd opinion from an expert pathologist in sarcoma. I have been trained in sarcoma from MD Anderson Cancer Center and offer free consults [email protected] ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Osteosarcoma?: While "asteroid sarcoma" is not described in the medical or astronomy literature, it sounds a lot like osteosarcoma, so I presume that was the question. Osteosarcoma is a rare cancer of bones that usually occurs in teenagers. Treatment is with chemotherapy and surgery. In many cases, it can be cured, especially if it is caught before it spreads. Amputation is required only rarely. ...Read more
Adenoidectomy: Adenoid surgery is somewhat uncommon for adults. However, you will likely have a mild sore throat from the breathing tube used for general anesthesia. You'll probably have a mild to moderate degree of discomfort, which should easily be taken care of with a mild narcotic like tylenol (acetaminophen) with Codeine or hydrocodone. Good luck with your surgery! ...Read more
Sore throat/neck: Typically you will feel sore throat, ear aches or a stiff neck after adenoid surgery. It lasts about 1 week during recovery and slowly improves. The first day will also have some post anesthesia affect so you will not feel completely yourself due to that. The best course is to rest for the first few days during recovery. ...Read more
My child 7yrs was diagonalized with adenoid enlarge and need surgery, please is there no other means of cure ?
Enlarged adenoid: Nasal steroid spray may help to reduce size of adenoid but will need a long period of time. The spray also reduce nasal congestion from allergy. ...Read more
Can adenoids become enlarged in adults and cause problems? If so, what are some of the common causes for adenoid hypertrophy in adults?
Tough question: I sincerely doubt that you know what adenoid pain is. That is a most rare complaint. The adenoid is the lymphoid tissue in the back of your nose and rarely even when infected produces pain. I do not doubt that this is possible but usually inflammation of the adenoid leads to either sinusitis, ear infection or a pussy discharge from the nose. Please give us more information. ...Read more
An asteroid: Is a small planet. It may also be the name of an anabolic or supplement or some other garbage -- if so, it's a waste of money and potentially dangerous just like all the other similar products and should be avoided like the plague. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
Face change: No change to outer face but occasionally it can change voice. ...Read more
Mgt: There may be bleeding at the surgical site. Please let your surgeon know, and if there is any respiratory distress, the emergency room physician may further evaluate. ...Read more
Sir i am suffering from ''medicine for elongeted uvula and obstructive adenoid in paediatric'' from last six months, plz help me to get well...!!!
Maybe: Etiology of big tonsils and adenoids not known. Probably agenetic component because siblings tend to have big tonsils and adenoids and runs in families.Children exposed to bad viruses such as RSV, that young children getscan cause a pretty bad upper respiratory infection— are more likely later on to have bigger tonsils and adenoids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Septoplasty and: Adenoidectomy.Get a more detailed answer ›
Get the INFO: The best way is to get all the info you can about your surgery. Make sure you know what to expect, what to do before, and what to do after. Know how to get a hold of your doctor if there is a problem. This knowledge will give you that sense of calm. Otherwise, make sure you take your pain medicine every 4-6 hours as directed by your md. Even if you have to wake up from sleep to take it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers