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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Are natural remedies for maxillary sinus cancer safe?

Are natural remedies for maxillary sinus cancer safe?

No: There is no natural treatment for maxillary sinus cancer. We are seeing this same question many times about different cancers. Doctors are not banding together against natural remedies. They have their place but not for cancer. Cancer can kill people. You can get fifty opinions and the answer will be the same. This disease needs surgery/radiation/chemo. See an oncologist. ...Read more

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Is there more than one good way to treat maxillary sinus cancer?

Yes: Depending on the stage, possible therapies include surgical resection, chemotherapy, and radiation. Many times the treatment will involve all 3. Check with your oncologist or ENT surgeon to see what's best for you. ...Read more

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Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get maxillary sinus cancer?

Eat healthy. Exercise. Avoid smoking. Why did I get maxillary sinus cancer?

Exposure: Some evidence points to exposure to certain inhaled industrial chemicals, dusts, or metals. Hpv (human papilloma virus) infection is also associated with maxillary sinus cancer. There's good info here: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/paranasalsinus/patient. ...Read more

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Had maxillary sinus cancer and extensive surgery in sept '12., experiencing occasional sudden sharp pains in the lines of the incision. Is this usual?

Had maxillary sinus cancer and extensive surgery in sept '12., experiencing occasional sudden sharp pains in the lines of the incision. Is this usual?

Recovery pain: After surgery of this sort, it is common to have pain and/or altered sensations in and around the surgical site. These unpleasant sensations can persist for months (even longer), as healing continues. It takes 12-18 months to heal completely and may be accompanied by other abnormal sensations. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for maxillary sinus carcinoma?

What is the treatment for maxillary sinus carcinoma?

Surgery Chemo XRT: Depending on the stage of the disease, this is usually treated initially with surgery, followed by radiation +/- chemotherapy. Patients who are unsuitable for surgery are usually treated with a combination of chemotherapy and radiation. ...Read more

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Can radiation therapy be targeted enough to kill a maxillary sinus carcinoma?

Can radiation therapy be targeted enough to kill a maxillary sinus carcinoma?

Yes: Maxillary cancer is debulked by surgery and the primary treatment is radiation. Chemo can be added to increase effectiveness. The targeting is easily accomplished with intensity modulated radiation planning and delivery. ...Read more

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Can you have some fluid in your maxillary sinus without actually having an infection?

Can you have some fluid in your maxillary sinus without actually having an infection?

Sinus fluid: It is possible. However, sinus fluid can predispose the patient to recurrent infection. ...Read more

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Does mold exposure cause maxillary sinus?

Does mold exposure cause maxillary sinus?

Mold: A mold allergy can impact sinusitis. And there can certainly be fungal infections of the sinus. But most likely mold exposure is not the real cause of the sings issue. Nonetheless, if you have symptoms, you can seek the consultation of a board certified surgeon with expertise in treating sinus issues. ...Read more

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I have another maxillary sinus cyst but why is my gum bleeding?

I have another maxillary sinus cyst but why is my gum bleeding?

Unrelated: Gum bleeding is a sign of gingivitis which is unrelated to your maxillary sinus cyst. You should see your dentist or periodontist. ...Read more

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Hi Doctor Vikram I am having Maxillary sinus cyst since 2010. I haven't taken any medication for it . I was suggested endoscopy . what to do ?

Hi Doctor Vikram
I am having Maxillary sinus  cyst since 2010. I haven't taken any medication  for it . I was suggested endoscopy .  what to do ?

Ent Evaluation: if you have an isolated cyst without any other problems such as chronic sinusitis then why have surgery. If on the other had it is causing chronic infections then consider removal. I suggest you see an ENT and discuss your options. ...Read more

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Should i be worried about an endoscopic sinus surgery to remove blocked up mucus from right maxillary sinus?

Should i be worried about an endoscopic sinus surgery to remove blocked up mucus from right maxillary sinus?

ESS: Hello, ess is a routine intranasal procedure. Using an endoscope, your surgeon will open your sinuses and remove diseased tissues and bone from the sinus cavities. You should feel well informed about this procedure before you sign consent. Know exactly what your doctor plans, risks, his/her results, expectations and alternative treatments. Good luck. ...Read more

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Ct scan shows as 'bilateral fronto ethimoid and maxillary sinus ' how it can be cured thru medicine or by operating?

Try medicine first: This ct shows probable infection in the sinuses (i say "probable" because you didn't include the whole report). This can usually be treated with medicines- antibiotics before you would consider surgery. You should see your primary doctor for help with this, and then an ENT doctor if medicine is not helping. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Natural Remedies (Definition)

Natural remedies are plant based supplements to help with different symptoms people have. They are found ...Read more