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Dristan Sinus Medication
Yes: There should be no concerns with these. ...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
Just getting over sinus infection, back of head throbbing sore stiff neck.Also take 150mg wellbutrin (bupropion) xl.Taking dristan, avamys, still pressure in face?
32 weeks pregnant with flu. Doctor prescribed nasonex (mometasone) but it is not working. Can i take dristan instead? It has always worked really well for me.
Both not the best: Nasonex (mometasone) (corticosteroids) has been assigned to pregnancy category c by the fda. Dristan (ibuprofen/pseudoephedrine) has not been formally assigned to a pregnancy category. Animal studies failed to reveal evidence of harm. Use in late pregnancy leads to premature fetal PDA closure. The recommendations are during pregnancy use, when there are no alternatives and benefit outweighs the risks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Glaucoma: If the iridotomies are open and functioning there should be no problem. ...Read more
I'm 16 and had migraines for months and tried many medication but they didn't work and ruled out sinus. What should I do next? What can it be?
Migraine treatment: Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more
Can i still exercise while taking my medication listed in my profile?.I'm on my third week taking a new antibiotic for sinus
Maybe: If you exercise at a high intensity and have an infection you need to back off some if you have significant fever you might need to take break and rest. Some antibiotics risk a serious skin reaction if sun exposed.Why are you taking antibiotic? That reason is more likely to slow you down than the antibiotic itself check with your doctor with these details to be certain. ...Read more
Depends: Its sounds although you have intractable sinus disease. Given your prior hx: bilateral medial turbinectomies. Resection of medial walls , of both maxillary sinuses, and a partial ethmoidectony; you might need surgical intervention but i would ask your physician. ...Read more
Sinus headache: If you have chronic sinus headaches they could be allergic or infection. See your dr and get proper diagnoses and treatment please. ...Read more
My sinus problem never persist even after my nasal opetation. I have to rely on oral medication for certain time. What is the best cure?
It depends: From what i gather, you still have sinus problems after sinus surgery. Very broadly, persistent allergies, smoking, possible need for revision surgery, problems with the immune system, ongoing exposure to germs (e.g. Kindergarten teachers), and a tendency for sinus polyps to regrow are possibilities. Rarely is surgery a total "cure, " so it is important to follow up or maybe get a second opinion. ...Read more
Wat is umbilical sinus? Is it curable by medication or surgery is required?? Umblical sinus is of 2 cms in C.T scan reports. Plz reply soon
Umbilical sinus : Umbilical sinus is a rare condition that shows itself with persistent umbilcal drainage (usually in little kids). Its a result of an embryonic malformation. The treatment is surgery. No medication will cure it. ...Read more