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Doctor insights on: How To Prevent Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis

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How does having cavernous sinus thrombosis change things?

How does having cavernous sinus thrombosis change things?

Might and might not: Cavernous sinus thrombosis can cause many symptoms such as headaches, blurred vision, cranial nerve dysfunction and other problems. Some persons will have almost no symptoms. Hopefully when the thrombosis resolves, there will be no additional difficulties. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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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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How to prevent nose veins?

How to prevent nose veins?

Nasal veins.: Nasal veins are a very common problem and there are many causes including genetics, sun exposure, stress, smoking, hormones and sometimes the cause is never known. The best ways to avoid nasal veins is to avoid things that can cause them such as un and smoking. There causes may not be avoidable such as genetics. Nasal veins can be treated by topical laser, sclerotherapy and thermolysis. ...Read more

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What is cavernous sinus thrombosis and can you get rid of it?

What is cavernous sinus thrombosis and can you get rid of it?

1. Clots, 2. Yes: Blood clots occurring in a venous complex in the skull basis constituting the cavernous, do arise from a variety of causes. Symptoms can include protruding eyeball, double vision, blinds, headache, "dizziness", stroke and death. If not dead, antithrombotic agents or other anticoagulants can speed reversal of the clot, which often may resolve spontaneously. ...Read more

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I would like to know about cerebral vein thrombosis venous sinus thrombosis?

I would like to know about cerebral vein thrombosis venous sinus thrombosis?

Cerebral vein thromb: It is formation of blood clots in cerebral veins/venous sinuses in brain. It could cause altered mental status or hemiplegia or stroke. In severe cases it needs open thrombectomy or thrombolytic therapy. If there are any seizures then it needs anticonvulsant medications. ...Read more

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What Specialist treat Cerebral Sinus Venous Thrombosis?

What Specialist treat Cerebral Sinus Venous Thrombosis?

Neurologist: A neurologist could uncover cause and treat with medication to reverse and prevent further progression. ...Read more

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How to treat mastoid sinus infevtion in kids?

How to treat mastoid sinus infevtion in kids?

Antibiotics/surgery: Mastoiditis is typically bacterial and can be serious. Almost always, this should be treated with antibiotics and often should be treated by surgery. ...Read more

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How do I find other people with sagital sinus venous thrombosis?

Difficult: Due to hippa rules no physician will divulge info regarding other patients. Try searching on the internet try webmd. ...Read more

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How do you effectively prevent renal artery occlusion?

How do you effectively prevent renal artery occlusion?

Placing a stent: Renal artery stents can dilate a stenosed or narror renal artery and prevent occlusion. ...Read more

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How exactly would untreated hypothyroidism lead to sinus congestion?

How exactly would untreated hypothyroidism lead to sinus congestion?

Unrelated: I would expect no effect of untreated hypothyroidism on the paranasal sinuses themselves and would look for other causes. ...Read more

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How can you prevent from getting coronary artery disease?

How can you prevent from getting coronary artery disease?

Change life style: To prevent CAD risk factor modification is the key. Keep cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes under excellent control. Beside that cardiovascular exercise daily and do not smoke. Stress management is important as well. These are called the modifiable risk that somone can manage. ...Read more

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How can you prevent a sinus infection ?

How can you prevent a sinus infection ?

Use Saline Spray: One inexpensive way to help prevent sinus infections is to use a daily saline spray which you can buy over the counter. Keep smiling ! ...Read more

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What is deep vein thrombosis? How can a clot kill you?

What is deep vein thrombosis? How can a clot kill you?

Blockage in a vein: Clot or "solid blood" occurs when proteins change within the liquid blood. It can occur in the venous and/or the arterial circulation. Arterial clots can cause death by blocking vital arteries in the heart and or brain. Venous clots can cause death when they are large enough and travel to the lungs, as a pulmonary embolus, blocking the blood flow through the lungs. ...Read more

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How do you treat venous thrombosis?

How do you treat venous thrombosis?

Anticoagulation: If you have deep venous thrombosis, the treatment is anticoagulation. This involves an infusion of Heparin or injections of a heparinoid like Lovenox (enoxaparin) initially for about 4 to 7 days, with long term oral treatment with warfarin or Xarelto. The duration of treatment depends on the extent of the thrombosis and other coexisting issues. A vascular surgery consultation is indicated. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how immobilization increase the risk for venous thromboembolism?

Can you tell me how immobilization increase the risk for venous thromboembolism?

Sludge: Muscle activity in the legs is what propels blood through the veins. immobilization reduces vein blood flow. This may lead to stagnant blood flow or clotting. This is a classic risk factor for clot. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of renal vein thrombosis?

What's the best treatment to get rid of renal vein thrombosis?

Warfarin: The medicine would be warfarin, which is a blood thinner. Underlying reason for the thrombosis if known should be treated, and if not known, try to find out. ...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

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How can I prevent from getting coronary artery disease?

How can I prevent from getting coronary artery disease?

Basic things: Watch your weight. Exercise. Control your blood pressure and cholesterol. If you are a diabetic, keep your sugar under control. Take your medication, if any. And above all, don't smoke. ...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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Is it possible to cure cortical venous thrombosis?

Treat Yes: Specific therapy for cvt involves anticoagulation or thrombolytic therapy existing data support the use of systemic anticoagulation as an initial therapy in all patients, even in the presence of intracranial hemorrhage. ...Read more

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I'm terrified the pill is going to give me thread veins and deep vein thrombosis, how can I prevent this?

I'm terrified the pill is going to give me thread veins and deep vein thrombosis, how can I prevent this?

Oral BCP AND DVT: There is a correlation between taking oral BCP'S and both the development of DVT and spider veins.Other factors include family history, weight and fitness level. There is no fool proof way to guarantee that you will not develop either spider veins or DVT, however,the risk of DVT is low. If you stay fit, keep the weight down and see your physician for any vein problems you will keep the risk low. ...Read more

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Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


Dr. Ann Murchison
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Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis (Definition)

A formation of a blood clot within the large vein at the base of the brain. Typically related to infection, but may be spontaneous. The symptoms include severe headache, blurred vision and ...Read more