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Can allergic rhinitis cause frontal sinus pain? No discolored mucus just clear runny nose

Can allergic rhinitis cause frontal sinus pain? No discolored mucus just clear runny nose

Sinusitis can...: Perhaps, but it is still likely due to an occlusion of drainage of the sinus. Most sinusitis is not a bacterial infection without signs such as discolored nasal mucous, increasing sinus pain, possibly fever, and usually has been going on for at least a week. Sinusitis can still occur from allergies or viral infections, and can present with clear mucus. Try afrin nasal, decongestants. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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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No recent cold or stuffy. Frontal sinus pain/pressure. Very tender 2 touch btween eyebrows & eyebrow bones. No signs of sinus infec just tender.

No recent cold or stuffy. Frontal sinus pain/pressure. Very tender 2 touch btween eyebrows & eyebrow bones. No signs of sinus infec just tender.

The tenderness: May be the sign, though unusual to present this way? Flonase at night may help relieve pressure on the frontal sinuses, try some pseudophed or Claritin d, if that helps it may be what that is, go in for fever and try aleve (naproxen) 2 2x per day. May not be a bacterial infection decongestant easy enough to try, ask pharmacist for Claritin d, hold behind counter now. Gd luc. ...Read more

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I have chronic frontal sinus, recently the pain is increased to a whole new extent which makes me vomit, have taken lots of medicines but no difference?

I have chronic frontal sinus, recently the pain is increased to a whole new extent which makes me vomit, have taken lots of medicines but no difference?

Frontal sinus: You need to see your physician and have a ct of your sinuses performed. Then you can find out what is wrong and how to treat the problem. ...Read more

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How do you treat frontal sinus hypoplasia?

How do you treat frontal sinus hypoplasia?

Frontal sinus: Frontal sinus hypoplasia is a description of the sinus anatomy. It indicates a limited development of a frontal sinus. By itself, it does not indicate any disease and may not require any treatment. If you have symptoms of sinus disease, you should see an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Why does my frontal sinus feel really clogged?

Why does my frontal sinus feel really clogged?

Probably sinusitis: The feeling of "clogged" sinuses is almost always an indication of sinusitis. As the hollow sinuses fill with fluid, it produces pressure on the walls which leads to that sensation. If you have symptoms of infection, an antibiotic can help. If you have allergies, an antihistamine and decongestant may reduce swelling and allow drainage. Consider a HealthTap Concierge visit for evaluation. ...Read more

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My frontal sinus feels really clogged. What can I do?

Need diagnosis: You can not expect treatment unless you truly have a diagnosis of frontal sinusitis. The area above your eyes may not necessarily be your sinuses. The only scientific method of proving that you have a "clogging" of your frontal sinus is a cat scan of the sinuses. See an ENT doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What problems can you have with frontal sinus hypoplasia?

What problems can you have with frontal sinus hypoplasia?

Frontal sinus: Frontal sinus hypoplasia is a description of the sinus anatomy. It indicates a limited development of a frontal sinus. By itself, it does not indicate any disease and may not require any treatment. If you have symptoms of sinus disease, you should see an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my frontal sinus feels really clogged?

What do you suggest if my frontal sinus feels really clogged?

Blocked frontals: Hello. My recommendations are to use a saline wash to remove thickened mucus from your nose. Then use Afrin nasal spray. After spraying, tilt your head back and hang off the edge of your bed. You will feel the medication move towards the frontal sinus opening. Remain in this position for a few minutes. Do this twice daily but no longer than 5 days. This usually does the trick. ...Read more

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What is frontal sinus?

Forehead sinus: The frontal sinus is the sinus in the forehead. ...Read more

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Soft tissue density is seen at the frontal sinus. What does this indicate?

Soft tissue density is seen at the frontal sinus. What does this indicate?

Need more info: The presence of a density in the frontal sinus on a cat scan may be insignificant. We need more information on the size of the density, whether or not you have symptoms of pain, fullness or pressure in that area of the head. A radiologist may see a density of a few mm. Which is insignificant. Tell us more about the specifics of this density and your symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Klein
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Sinus Pain (Definition)

Sinus pain is a symptom in which a person has pain in the sinus spaces of the face. The sinuses are hollow spaces in the facial bones, with the largest spaces in each cheekbone and in the forehead. Sinus infections can cause sinus pressure, sinus pain, headaches, fever, cloudy ...Read more