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How To Dry Up Sinus Drainage
Have sinus pain. No fever or colored drainage. Nasal psgs clear. Some clear drainage. What causes this? Allergy? Air too dry? How do I fix this?
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
I'm having a real bad dry throat and in the very back of my throat I can see sinus drainage plus blood. I can't cough (or hack) it out.?
When I breathe through my nose my left nostril always has a dry pain. Also get sinus colds very often and drainage in throat all the time. Help?
Left nostril dry:
Can be allergic rhinitis or vasomotor rhinitis (no allergy), w/ post nasal drip and sinusitis due to chronic congestion. Follow up with allergist to test for environmental allergens- pollen, dust mites or foods (milk, gluten,). Also consider gastric reflux Zyrtec for allergy, and ranitidine/previcid for reflux. F/u/ w/ doc
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I have these weird red spots on the roof of my mouth and back of my throat. No pain and itches sometimes dry mouth sinus drainage in throat only?
Have checked: The only good way to determine if something is abnormal or not is to have it evaluated by either a dentist or physician. I would suggest having it looked at by one of those health care providers. ...Read more
I've got a lump/swallon gland on back of roof of mouth unsure what it can be? I've had sore throat from sinus drainage, now a dry cough\ itcy throat?
I woke up today not feeling good. Here is the symptoms. Coughing, Weight in lungs, shortness of breath, chunky dry bloody phlegm, sinus drainage, muscle ache, lethargy, lightheaded, mirgraine, and fever. Any suggestions?
SEE DOCTOR ASAP:
It seems you are pretty sick and may have a lower respiratory infection like Acute Bronchitis or Pnumonia and need to see your Doctor asap. If can not see Doctor go to the ER
Meanwhile Drink plenty of fluids and take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen if youbdo not have allergy to it or have a stomach ulcer.
You need examination and also may need Chest Xray and treatment with Antibiotics if Bacterial infection. ...Read more
Treat congestion: You should treat your nasal congestion to help your sinuses clear out. If you have allergies, see an allergist and get tested and treated. An over the counter preparation called sinus buster also helps with sinus congestion, worth a try. ...Read more
I woke up this morning and my vision is a little blurry. I am thinking it's sinus drainage? Could it be serious?
Not serious: Sinus drainage has nothing to do with. ...Read more
I have had constant sinus drainage for 18 years. Taken all kinds of sinus meds and found no relief. It gets worse when I have dairy. What's the cause.
Sinus drainage: For patients that present with constant sinus problems and no medications seem to help, I usually consider imaging - looking for polyps or other sinus anatomical problems. I also like to get the input of an ENT (ear nose throat) doctor, and perhaps an allergist. Best of luck to you! ...Read more
Pain: As a year long allergy sufferer, I can understand this problem first hand. Post nasal drip is annoying to you and frustrating to treat for us. Please humidify te air you breathe at night and try to keep your nose from getting stuffed up an inflammed. It may take weeks to settle down. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sinus drainage: It really depends...If your sinus drainage is not infected or excessive, you may very well not even notice it at all. However, if it is infected or excessive or caused by allergies, you may certainly smell or even taste it. If your mucous is also thick because of being a little dry, this can cause the mucous to collect into a mucous plug or ball and these, too, can be easier to smell or taste. ...Read more
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Great question: This is a question my students and ENT residents ask all the time. Sometimes the difference on exam is subtle. They both can cause laryngeal edema, cobblestoning, hoarseness, & excess mucus. Lpr patients may have a little more erythema and hyperactive gag than simple drainage. If a patient has definite nasal allergies and LPR symptoms, it can be tough to differentiate. I may need to treat both. ...Read more
I have thrown up mucus the other day and had no other symptoms. Could it be from the sinus drainage?
Sinus drainage: It really depends on the cause. If it is from a cold, otc meds are fine to use short-term. If it's from allergies, antihistamines are the way to go. For chronic sinus issues, there are prescription medications that work fairly well. If you have concerns, see your doctor. ...Read more
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
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