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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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


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Can nasal polyps or sinus problems cause me to have dizzy/off balance feelings?

Can nasal polyps or sinus problems cause me to have dizzy/off balance feelings?

Dizziness: It is possible that severe sinus condition may cause dizziness. However, i think is wise to check with your physician for proper diagnosis and adequate treatment. ...Read more

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How can I cure dizziness and recurring sinus problems?

How can I cure dizziness and recurring sinus problems?

Good medical care: Often, sinus infections are not completely treated and therefore seem to constantly return when they have never completely gone. You must see an otolaryngologist or ENT physician to ensure that not only is the sinus infection completely treated, but the fluid in your sinuses or ears is gone as well. ...Read more

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I have been dizzy for three years since thyroidectomy. I now have many problems with colds and sinus problems. Is it all related?

I have been dizzy for three years since thyroidectomy. I now have many problems with colds and sinus problems. Is it all related?

Persistent sinus: problems, dizziness and colds may indicate Allergies due to something in your environment. Most common are dust mites, molds, animal or pollen , etc So a consult with an allergist may help. The thyroid surgery probably has no relation to it if your are monitoring your TSH and dose of Thyroxine. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Feeling dizzy, weak, achy, on and off tunnel vision. On and off hat flashes, blood pressure is 144/98. I have had a cold, sinus congestion for several weeks now. On amoxicilian for that

You : You are describing symptoms that could be ascribed to many different health problems. The role of your internist is to take a thorough history and perform a focused physical exam which will pinpoint the likely cause of your multiple symptoms. As the possibilities are numerous and vary from seasonal allergies, menopause, influenza or other upper respiratory illness, hypertension, transient ischemic attacks, hypoglycemia etc your best bet is to get a thorough exam as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Vertigo (Definition)

A type of dizziness where the patient inappropriately experiences the perception of motion usually due to a dysfunction of the inner ear apparatus. It can be associated with nausea, vomiting and an unsteady gait. Vertigo is classified as either peripheral (inner ear or vestibular problem) or central (injury to the balance centers of ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is light-headedness, feeling like you might faint, being unsteady, loss of balance, or vertigo (a feeling that you or the room ...Read more