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How To Clear Blocked Sinus
Antibiotics help: to improve the sinus infection, but it does not do much to clear the fluid behind your ear or the mucus/ phlegm built up in the sinuses. Those your body gets rid of on its own... and often taking its time doing so. You can try some pseudoephedrine (anti-congestion medicine) or antihistamine, but the truth is there is no quick fix for fluid buildup. Thanks for trusting HealthTap. ...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
Blocked eustachians for a month after sinus surgery. No pain but won't clear ever. I fly for a living. Ent says eardrum healthy. On prednisone. Help?!
For the last 2 months-frontal sinus pressure mild, wake up with swollen lids, 1 blocked nostril, no dripping , clear mucus, sinuses in mirror apear darker?
Left upper lip used to burn and tooth ached, doctor found left maxillary sinus blocked, it went away after sinus was cleared, any connection, why?
Referred pain: The roots of your teeth are up against the floor of your sinus. If there is any inflammation in this location it will irritate the tooth root and make the tooth hurt. Some of these same nerves send branches to the surrounding gums and lips, and can then cause symptoms there as well. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clarinase is combo: Of non-sedating antihistamine (for allergies) & decongestant. In my experience antihistamines tend to "lock congestion in place" whereas decongestants work to open passages to remove congestion; so clarinase ingredients r fighting each other. Try just a decongestant like sudafed along with saline nasal spray to loosen mucous congestion. ...Read more
See ENT specialist: The best way to deal with the problem you brought up will depend on the cause of it. If you have enlarged nasal polyps/adenoids, they may need to be removed. If you have deviated nasal septum, it ought to be corrected. If there is another anatomical abnormality it is to be treated. See your primary care provider or an ENT specialist to sort it out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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