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What are dermal sinus tracts of the spine?

What are dermal sinus tracts of the spine?

Tunnels: Dermal refers to skin. So a female sinus tract usually refers to an open tunnel between the skin and an underlying sinus. Don't hesitate to be seen for an exam. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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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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Please suggest the best OTC medicine(s) for sinus symptoms management(esp. the headache) and can be used regularly.

Please suggest the best OTC medicine(s) for sinus symptoms management(esp. the headache) and can be used regularly.

OTC meds for Sunuses: Pseduephedrine (Sudafed) is the main decongestant sold OTC, but due to its potential for abuse, it is now stored behind the shelf and u need to ask for it. It can cause increased heart rate and insomnia. u can use nasal sprays to decongest while avoiding the insomnia caused by oral decongestants. Anti allergy meds can be used if they are adding to the congestion otherwise u can skip these ...Read more

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What is the cause/s of recurrence of sinus inflammation?

What is the cause/s of recurrence of sinus inflammation?

Rhinosinusitis: The lining of the nose and sinuses is contiguous. The most common causes of swelling of this lining include both allergic and non allergic rhinitis, as well as infectious and inflammatory issues. Nonallergic causes may include dry air, smoke, perfumes, dust, temperature changes, etc. See your doctor for an assessment and treatment. ...Read more

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What is sinus disease?

Dx of the sinuses: Not to be facetious, but the term simply means some disease involving the sinuses. Most commonly it refers to inflammation of the sinuses or "sinusitis" which can be viral or bacterial, and acute or chronic. Chronic sinus disease may require long term antibiotic therapy and/or surgery. ...Read more

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How could i cure my sinus issues?

How could i cure my sinus issues?

See ENT: If over the counter remedies are not working see an ENT doctor to rule out contributing disorders like polyps, asthma, or allergies. ...Read more

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What is meant by minimal sinus disease?

What is meant by minimal sinus disease?

Minimal sinusitis: Hello. Great question. Minimal sinus disease to one may be significant to another! We need to all be on the same page. Minimal disease doesn't discard the patient's suffering with this disorder but it usually refers to the CT findings of your sinuses. This is usually minor thickening of the lining within the sinus cavity. ...Read more

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I am asking for a good medecine for sinus?

I am asking for a good medecine for sinus?

Rhino-sinusitis: The question is not "what is a good medicine for sinus"? But what is your true diagnosis. The answer to your question is what is the diagnosis. True infections of the para nasal sinuses (there are 4 of them) are almost always preceded by a viral or viral/bacterial infection of the nose and then proceeds into the adjacent sinuses. Thus you need to know the cause of your problem. ...Read more

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What antimistamine would u reccommend i have very thick mucuscoming from my sinused?

What antimistamine would u reccommend i have very thick mucuscoming from my sinused?

Allergy?: Are you certain it is allergy causing the drainage? An antihistamine will help only if it is allergic etiology. If you are fairly certain of this, try claritin or a nose spray such as flonase which is over the counter. ...Read more

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Migranes. And sinus?

Yes?: What is your question? Sinus issues can certainly cause headaches, not migraine headaches, but rather sinus headaches. ...Read more

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What is sinus rhythm?

Normal heart beat.: Normal heart beat is called normal sinus rhythm. ...Read more

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What is a sinus rhythm?

What is a sinus rhythm?

Sinus rhythm: Sinus rhythm is the normal rhythm of the heart. It is produced by depolarization of cells in the 'sinus node' of the right atrium. The signal goes from there around the heart. It first depolarizes the atria and causes P wave and the passes into the ventricles and causes the QRS and T waves. This usually happens at a rate of 60-100 beats a minute. ...Read more

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What is sinus tachycordia?

What is sinus tachycordia?

Fast: This is a normal heart rhythm that is faster than usual, by definition more than 100 bpm. ...Read more

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What is sinus tachacardia?

What is sinus tachacardia?

Fast normal heart bt: Sinus tachycardia is a normal heart beat at >100 beats per minute. ...Read more

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What is sinus tachhycardia?

What is sinus tachhycardia?

FAST RATE: Sinus tachycardia means heart rate greater than 100 BPM but the rhythm is normal. ...Read more

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What about sinus imfection?

Vague question: What about sinus infection. Do you have one? Do you want treatment. In any event see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is sick sinus syndrome?

What is sick sinus syndrome?

Heart rate problem: Sick sinus syndrome is a vague medical term referring to a problem with the heart's sinus rhythm. It can include rhythms that are too fast, too slow, irregular, or all of the above. If symptomatic, it is often treated with a pacemaker. It can be a symptom of aging, or of a deeper problem. Definitely, get it checked out asap. ...Read more

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Sinus pain when I lean over?

Sinus pain when I lean over?

Pressure: Sinus pain often occurs because there is inflammation that lead to swelling of the nasal anatomy. Often there is my enough space for this swelling and things touch when they shouldn't. This leads to pain and pressure. When you lean over the sinus become more engorged with blood and that causes further swelling and this worsening pain/pressure. ...Read more

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How do I care for sinus cold?

How do I care for sinus cold?

Sinusitis: Use saline nose drops 4 times daily, use a vaporizer, take antihistamines. If after ten days you are not better consult your doctor for possible antibiotic coverage. If you have fever before 10 days you may also want to consult your doctor for possible antibiotics. ...Read more

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How to treat sinus dripping?

How to treat sinus  dripping?

Hydration: nasal rinse and oral decongestant. If condition persist nasal steroid sprays and sometimes antibiotics if indicated ...Read more