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Causes Of Sinus Perforation
What are possible complications of a chronic infection in the sinus because of a perforation from a root canal?
See Endodontist : It depends upon what was placed into your sinus. If it was the disinfecting solution the denist uses to clean your canals then the sinus usually recovers with no intervention. However, if the 'filling material' of the root canal was placed in the sinus then you need the help of an oral surgeon or ent. Since you said this is 'chronic' i would suggest getting this looked at soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
See your dentist: It is possible for a sinus to be exposed while removing an upper wisdom tooth due to the position of the roots that protrude into the sinus cavity. If that had happened, you will feel more pain than usual and will notice air and fluids entering the sinus when you suck in through your nose. This can be very dangerous. Contact the surgeon/dentist that did the extractions immediately. ...Read more
Perforated sinus everything i eat and drink goes up in sinus have been very sick for months i need help?
Unlikely: It's good you've read up on the fight-and-flight automonic responses. While this cannot physically damage bone or overlying soft tissue, sustained anxiety might conceivably cause extra secretion of fluid and/or plugging of the sinus outlet by swollen mucosa. If you are in a long-term difficult situation or want new coping skills, perhaps your physician can help you find a way out. Good luck. ...Read more
Painful Sinuses: Pain is not a a primary symptom of sinus blockage, but it can happen with air pressure "trapped" in the sinuses, a condition called barosinusitis. If pain is the major symptom, consider migraines as a more likely cause. Does the pain/pressure get worse when the weather changes, you fly, or you dive under water? If so, this is air trapped. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have had constant sinus drainage for 18 years. Taken all kinds of sinus meds and found no relief. It gets worse when I have dairy. What's the cause.
Sinus drainage: For patients that present with constant sinus problems and no medications seem to help, i usually consider imaging - looking for polyps or other sinus anatomical problems. I also like to get the input of an ENT (ear nose throat) doctor, and perhaps an allergist. Best of luck to you! ...Read more
Sinusitis: The pain is usually due to fluid accumulating inside the sinus, there after pressure like pain start. Unfortunately, if these sinuses get infected, them it will result in condition called acute sinusitis. Treatment is usually by taking antibiotics, decongestant and paracetamol. ...Read more
Yes: The sinuses are part of our respiratory system, and smoking impairs EVERY part of that system, from the mouth and nose all the way into the deepest parts of our longs, and includes the sinuses as well. It is a major factor in most cases of chronic sinusitis, although it is by no means the only cause. Get help quitting if you need it. Good luck! ...Read more
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