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Chronic Sinus Congestion
23 now.Diagnosed low IgA 10 years ago.Prone to colds and flu and severe.Now has endometriosis, blood and protein in urine, chronic sinus congestion/pain?
Not possible: Si joints do not become 'loose' in the first place so they cannot tighten up. ...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
My sister has probable endometriosis, chronic sinus congestion, tonsil stones, atrophy in one eye, now blood and protein in urine. What could be the cause?
Unrelated: Don't look for a single cause. Endometriosis is extremely common, as are sinus troubles. A person can learn to remove their own tonsilloliths. Blood and protein in the urine in a woman are often contaminants but a cause should be sought. It's a waste of time to try to connect these. I'm glad you care for her and trust these concerns can all be addressed. Best wishes. ...Read more
How could i tell if I have a stone in my salivary duct? I have had chronic sinus pain, congestion, rashes and migraines, all clear blood tests
See an ENT: Salivary duct stone should not be related to sinus pain, rashes, or migraines, but you should see an ENT doctor to examine you for stones. Some are evident on physical exam by palpation and others may be visible on a ct scan. Usually ductal stones lead to salivary gland infections, swelling, or pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can bronciectasis cause chronic sinus problems, and nasal congestion?;
or can it instead be caused by the symptoms and impact of rhinosinusitis?
Chronic sinus swelling & dizzyness without congestion. Foggy headed. This started 2 yrs ago, I've had vestibular work ups, Mri, ct's, all ok..........
Allergologist and/or: You should go to allergologist and/or immunologist, better in the worst condition. ...Read more
Can a chronic sinus problem cause nasal congestion to the point one swallows excess air when eating food because breathing through nose is difficult?
Possible: but the only way to be sure is to get the nasal congestion controlled- proof of the pudding concept. Your doctor should be able to help you on this. If necessary, consult an allergist or ENT. ...Read more
Is there any alternatives for doing postural drainage, it causes me sinus congestion, i ve bronchiectasis, chronic nasal issues and back problems?
No but: You can ask your doctor to give your something (antihistamine nasal spray ?) to decongest your nose or try breathright strip to keep your nose open while doing the drainage. Be sure that your aiming your Nasonex (mometasone) towards the outside direction of the nasal cavity and not the center. ...Read more
What could be the cause of my chronic cough? I have GERD which is controlled with protonix (pantoprazole). Tested negative for allergies. Do have sinus congestion.
Diagnosis: This is a common question asked by patients. How do you know your paranasal sinuses are congested? Could it really be your nose is congested. So the answer to your question is a specific diagnosis must be made. Otc meds such as Robitussin or Mucinex (guaifenesin) my help but certainly allergy needs to be ruled out. The gold standard to prove that you have sinusitis is a cat scan. ...Read more
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