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Ate Moldy Avocado Sinus Reaction
~1yr black mold exposure unaware. Sinus symptoms 3 mo. Now had acute exposure; can nasal irrigation push spores deeper&risk dangerous fung infx? Or good2do?
Should be fine: Most sinus/respiratory symptoms related to mold exposure are due to an allergic type reaction as well as irritating toxins. Using irrigation to clear out the spores would help with both of these problems. Serious "invasive" fungal infections of the sinuses are rare and occur in people who have uncontrolled diabetes or severely suppressed immune systems. "Black mold" does not cause these infections ...Read more
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
Air Space: Sinuses are air spaces in your head that exist to keep your head from being too heavy. The maxillary sinus when infected or otherwise irritated can cause toothache-like symptoms. Sinuses can also become inflamed from allergies. So, sinusitis can be the result of either infection or allergic reaction. ...Read more
Can a reaction to mobic cause sinus tachycardia? What why's can sinus tachycardia be helped without taking meds?
Mobic is an: Anti-inflammatory. It will not cause sinus tachycardia. Pain for which you take mobic could. Many other things cause sinus tachycardia because it is a physiological response to something else going on in your body (fever, pain, anxiety, anemia, hyperthyroid, dehydration.) There are autonomic dysfunctions like POTS that can also cause this. Identify the cause of your sinus tachycardia and treat it. ...Read more
Hello I am having a mild allergic reaction to some cake I was wondering if taking one 10 mg tablet of loratadine would be ok. I already took one about 3 hours ago for 24 hour relief of sinus allergies but I was wondering if taking another one right now wo
Not the best option: If true food allergy (antibody mediated), then second generation antihistamines (Loratadine, Zyrtec, Allegra) are of little benefit. Itching/hives from foods occur rapidly (usually within 30minutes and certainly within 2 hours) and disappear rapidly. First generation meds like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) work much more quickly. If other symptoms (breathing, dizziness, nausea), injected epi is critical. (see comment) ...Read more
I have sinus tachycardia what treatment options are out there? What is sinus tachycardia? Could this been caused by reaction to mobic?
Sinus tachycardia: Means your normal heart beat is faster than 100 BPM. This can be normal as the range of normal is 40 to 120. It is unlikely to be caused by mobic however pain can cause the heart rate to increase so the reason you are taking mobic might be the reason you are tachycardic. Treatment is to address the cause not the rate. Fever, dehydration, anxiety, anemia, pain can all cause this. ...Read more
Been on Ceftin (cefuroxime) for 15 days for a sinus infection. I started having some severe tingling in my back a few days ago. Is this a reaction or side effect?
On nystatin for suspected candida. After 3 weeks (3x daily), I developed migraine-like sinus headaches. Could it be delayed herx reaction?
Yes it is possible: Some say the Jarisch-herxheimer reaction stops after abour 1-2 weeks, however, it all depends on the person and the body's ability to detoxify rapidly. To be sure press down on your sinuses to see whether you do have tenderness. In addition, when you bend down (bent over forward) do you feel pressure in your sinuses, if so.. then what you are experiencing may be actual sinus headaches. ...Read more
Flonase for 6 days, now have a deeper sinus infection. Whole left side of face/upper teeth are throbbing, even w/excedrin & decong. This a reaction?
I had a shaking reaction to rocephin (ceftriaxone) injection at one time. The doctor prescribed me omnicef for a sinus infection. Should I have any issues?
Shaking reaction and no other symptoms does not suggest Allergic reaction and it is perfectly alright to take Omnicef
Allergic reactions if acute cause serious symptoms like shortness of breath and late signs are rash and itching
Shaking reaction is more from anxiety of getting injection and not allergy ...Read more
My mother in law took Ibuprofen 800. Ate some avocado and has having an allergic reaction can she now take Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
Allergic reaction to beconase (beclomethasone)? Burning sensation in lungs, throat feels puffy. Was supposed to be for sinus inflammation.
Beconase (beclomethasone): Hello, an allergy to this intranasal steroid medication can occur. It also could be a preservative or other added chemical to the spray. The spray is used to reduce intranasal inflammation usually from allergy. Since the nasal lining continues into the sinuses, we often times use this nasal spray to help with sinus inflammation too. Stop the medication and review other options with your doctor. ...Read more
If this is a pattern: For you would recommend that you see your physician to explore what the problem is. I don't know enough about your specific symptoms to make more specific recommendations. ...Read more
My ECG result says sinus rhythm r-s transition zone in v leads displaced to the left t abnormality in anterior leads. What is wrong with me?
Probably nothing: Unless you are having symptoms referable to your heart. If you do have symptoms then discussing this in relation to your ECG with your doctor would be wise. ...Read more
My sister MRI result says "Right transverse sinus is hypoplastic" what does it mean? Is it a disease which we should be worry about?
I have problem of allergic rhinitis (all seasons) from last 7 years. I got my sinus operated but no positive result. Plz advice me approriate treatmnt?
Hot Tea in AM:
Hot green tea/lemon/honey before getting out of bed
Avoid temperature changes. Carry a jacket in summer for in and out air conditioning
Improve nasal airway see www. Grossaninstitute. Com for several methods. Use pulsatile irrgation to remove pollens, dusts, and restore cilia.
Dust proof bedroom and run hepa air filter.
Avoid strong odors
Check your thyroid level. Low thryroid makes allergy worse ...Read more
Coronary sinus: Not certain of the term as the coronary sinus is the major vein draining the heart. Maybe the term is low atrial rhythm which us not dangerous at all and is a description given when P wave morphology in some leads are inverted. ...Read more
Yes: They could be symptoms of either.Get a more detailed answer ›
There must be a miscommunication here. Arrhythmia is a generic term to mean abnormal. There must be another word there to describe the specific abnormality.
If there is not an 'arrhythmia' then normal sinus rhythm is a common way to say normal. ...Read more
Can a patient receive sinus surgery if they have been crying, and are congested as a result, prior to surgery?
Crying can cause temporary swelling in the sinus passages but should not be a contraindication to the procedure as your surgeon can prescribe a nasal spray to reverse the swelling for surgery. Also, be sure if you are crying that you are emotionally ready for the surgery as you need to be in a positive frame of mind to be able to recover optimally from the surgery.
Hope this helps. ...Read more
My MRI result showed that there is fluid within the left maxillary sinus. May I know, what does it means and is it necessary for me to see the dr?
Good Day, I've been coughing for more than a week and its starting to get really bad. Symptons: ●Flem on chest (yellow) ●Headache (as a result of coughing) ●Sinus I've been using Acc200 and a sinus tablet since Sunday but no improvements. Thanks?
Time to get seen: As you may need prescription medications, see your doctor for evaluation, meanwhile, try to rest and stay well hydrated, best wishes ...Read more
Is sinus treatable? My MRI result says all sinuses are inflamed and I don't know what is cozing my sinus
Sinusitis: MRI is not a good imaging modality for sinusitis as most normal sinus lining may appear "inflamed" to a radiologist. You may have mild allergy. You likely were imaged with MRI for facial pain and this is an incidental finding. Sinus X-ray or CT would be more appropriate along with an ENT exam to identify OMC obstruction and abscess.Sinusitis is treatable depending on cause. ...Read more
I've been given kenalog (triamcinolone) shots in the past for sinus and allergy problems, is it safe to keep getting them. Is it likely to develop an allergic reactio?
No: Kenalog (triamcinolone) or cortisone shot is rarely, if ever, indicated for treating allergic and sinus problems since it doesn't work any better than cortisone pills which may be used in chronic sinusitis for a brief duration. Nasal steroid is far safer. If your problem cannot be controlled with inhaled steroid, see an allergist. Frequent Kenalog (triamcinolone) dosing causes many side effects (diabetes, adrenal suppression etc) ...Read more
A dental sinus lift may be in my future. What will happen if I do not have it done? Also, will it result in post nasal drip, etc., ?
Why you need it.: Usually a sinus lift is actually opening the bottom of the sinus and adding bone to fill in part of the sinus. This is frequently done prior to placing implants if there is not enough sound bone available to hold the implant in place. There could be other reasons as well. If the area is sealed properly after surgery, then there should not be any communication from the sinus and your mouth. ...Read more
Can you explain this ECG result? Sinus rhythm, Short PR interval, Horizontal axis, RSR' pattern in V1 and V2, low QRS voltages in precordial leads.
I am surprised and disappointed that your primary doctor and/or cardiologist did not discuss this with you in detail. They MUST explain this to you.
That said, you will find readable information on that when you go online or go to the local library.
I would like to hear from you what develops. ...Read more
I'm 25 years old, and the result of my EKG says: sinus rhythm. Incomplete right bundle branch block pattern. What does this mean? Is this dangerous?
My 27 year old son is having reactions to something in his girlfriend's home whom he loves very much, it is making him depressed my son just recenty started having allergies, sinus, and asthma issues. He is 27 years old. He is very much in love with his
I: I feel really bad for the situation, but do not have enough information to really help. Sorry. ...Read more
Molds consist of airborn spores and spreading forms (hyphae) growing on surfaces. Several species are black including stachybotrys and aspergillus. Black mold ingestion has been associated with a toxic syndrome with brain and blood disorders. Most patients do not ingest black mold so the correlation with their ...Read more