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Is bad to masturbate when you have sinusitis or does it help clear your sinuses?

Is bad to masturbate when you have sinusitis or does it help clear your sinuses?

No effect: Masturbation should have not effect on one with sinusitis. If you are one who gets nasal stuffiness with sexual excitement, then one could have a temporary issue with the sinusitis. Treat the sinusitis as usual and masturbate as you feel the need and as you are comfortable. ...Read more

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Sinuses (Definition)

Sinuses are air filled spaces in the head that have several proposed functions: 1. They serve as shock absorbers in cases of head trauma 2. Lighten the skull 3. Humidify and filter the air while also producing mucus 4. Play a role in vocal resonance. The head contains 4 paired sinus cavities: maxillaries (cheek) under the eyes, ethmoids(between the eyes), frontals (above ...Read more


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If my eyes are very red from sinusitis, do I need a doctor? Sinuses blocked for 4 days, but sinuses better. Eyes look bad though.

If my eyes are very red from sinusitis, do I need a doctor? Sinuses blocked for 4 days, but sinuses better. Eyes look bad though.

Depends: If there is green or yellow discharge coming from the eyes, it is advisable to see a doctor. If the sinusitis was due to allergy, an allergy tablet might help. If the eyes have a clear discharge, it might be a viral infection that must run its course. Be careful to avoid spreading infection from any discharge. ...Read more

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Cat-scan sinuses- moderate mucosal thickening of sphenoid, ethmoid, L maxillary. Does sinusitis involve all these areas or is this a bad case?

Cat-scan sinuses- moderate mucosal thickening of sphenoid, ethmoid, L maxillary. Does sinusitis involve all these areas or is this a bad case?

Sinusitis: Yes, sinusitis can involve multiple sinuses. See your nearest ENT doctor to discuss this problem. I assume that you already have since you have had a CT of your sinuses ordered by someone. ...Read more

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I have asthma, rhinitis and sinusitis; are there any herbal remedies to unblock sinuses?

I have asthma, rhinitis and sinusitis; are there any herbal remedies to unblock sinuses?

Try Sinupret : I have a patient who swears sinupret works wonderfully well for her. It is supposed to be all herbal. I have tried to look up the ingredients to see if there are known decongestants in them, and i can't find any, but it contains elder, which is traditionally thought to have some benefits for respiratory symptoms. It has a derivative of quercetin in it. I think it would be ok to try it. ...Read more

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Why would sinusitis be a symptom of LPR since LPR only causes stomach contents to go up the Larynx. Aren't the sinuses well above the Larynx?

Why would sinusitis be a symptom of LPR since LPR only causes stomach contents to go up the Larynx. Aren't the sinuses well above the Larynx?

Reflux and the sinus: Sinus disease is very much related to reflux and the upper airway. In fact the sinus disease makes the chronic sinus problems worse and makes them harder to treat and cure. There is a lot of literature in both the adult and pediatric subset of patients. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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Did anybody hear of sinusitis as a withdrawal symptom of over masturbation?

That's silly: There's no withdrawal syndrome from "over-masturbation" other than being horny and unfocused if you try to go too long. In fact the only time it's a problem at all is if you have a preoccupation with erotica that's taking away from relationships &whatever else you need to do; ur dr can help here. However, after a very intense orgasm, many men sneeze and sniffle. ...Read more

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I had partial repair to my deviated septum and baloonoplasty of my sinuses. I still suffer from chronic sinusitis. Should i get a second opinion? It worsens at times.

I had partial repair to my deviated septum and baloonoplasty of my sinuses. I still suffer from chronic sinusitis. Should i get a second opinion? It worsens at times.

Sinusitis: You may need to be on maintenance therapy such as decongestants, nasal sprays, sinus rinses and even allergy shots. Discuss this issue with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Does maxillary sinusitis cause vertigo? Is vertigo ever caused by sinusitis of the maxillary sinuses?

Does maxillary sinusitis cause vertigo?       Is vertigo ever caused by sinusitis of the maxillary sinuses?

Maybe: A bad sinus infection can inflammation of the upper airway which includes the eustachian tube. This will lead to inadequate opening of the eustachian tube which then cause negative pressure in the middle ear space, which can affect the inner ear and balance center, ultimately causing vertigo. Although this can happen, this is not a common presentation of sinusitis. An ENT evaluation will help. ...Read more

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My xray said all 4 sinuses hazy-pansinusitis. Is it some different form of sinusitis? Can ibd cause chronic sinus problems?

Effects all sinuses: This is not likely related to your ibd but may be associated or aggravated by immunosuppressive therapy. This may require treatment with decongesting or irrigation or drainage. ...Read more

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I have chronic sinusitis (opacified sinuses). I started sinus rinse but have ear pain, shooting pains in my head, and vertigo after rinse. Continue?

I have chronic sinusitis (opacified sinuses).  I started sinus rinse but have ear pain, shooting pains in my head,  and vertigo after rinse. Continue?

No: Occasionally sinus rinses will force bacteria or fungus into other areas including the brain. They are not recommended. Gentle saline spray may help or topical steroids. The sinuses can be difficult to treat and sometimes require drainage. Ask for an ENT opinion. ...Read more

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My paranasal sinuses test show:nasal septum is deviated, nasal turbinates are prominent and both maxillary sinuses shows mucosal thickening sinusitis?

My paranasal sinuses test show:nasal septum is  deviated, nasal turbinates are prominent and both maxillary sinuses shows mucosal thickening sinusitis?

Deviated septum: a deviated septum can be corrected surgically to bring the septum to the midline. If there are symptoms like nasal obstruction, snoring or recurrent sinusitis, have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Mri showed sinusitis ethmoid air cells and mucosal thickening frontal as well as sphenoid sinuses. I been dealing with front headaches and eye pain.

Mri showed sinusitis ethmoid air cells and mucosal thickening frontal as well as sphenoid sinuses. I been dealing with front headaches and eye pain.

MRI very sensitive: Just because you have something in the sinus, it does not mean it is the cause of your symptoms. Retention cysts are common. Does light or sound bother you when you have the headache? Do you have visual changes before the headache comes? If so you may have migraine allergies can also have these MRI findings. ...Read more

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I got strep for 10years, puss on tonsils,now sinusitis.Tried penicilin amoxicilin doxy clyndamicin,zithro.My ears, neck and sinuses hurt.What to do?

I got strep for 10years, puss on tonsils,now sinusitis.Tried penicilin amoxicilin doxy clyndamicin,zithro.My ears, neck and sinuses hurt.What  to do?

See ENT: After all this treatment it sounds like you may have some abnormality in your sinus cavities or tonsils. I suggest that you see an Ear, Nose and Throat specialist to see if they can determine the cause. Sometimes removal of the tonsils or repair of a deviated septum in the nose can stop these types of chronic problems. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with sinusitis. I have sinuse pressure and pain. My voice is closed but I don't have congestion. I'm afraind that its not it.no ctscan?

I was diagnosed with sinusitis. I have sinuse pressure and pain. My voice is closed but I don't have congestion. I'm afraind that its not it.no ctscan?

Uncomplicated: For uncomplicated sinusitis in allow risk patient, initially CT may not be needed and the fair step is to proceed with therapy, including abx, decongestions etc. In an event there are complications and or you have a complex medical history CT is needed. Loss of your voice is more laryngitis, and not the sinus. Take rest, see your MD if you need abx, may not need and take fluids. ...Read more

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I get constipated, gas, burning in stomach , nausea after masturbation.Grade 2 non-alcoholic fatty liver.Have used a lot of antibiotics for sinusitis.

I get constipated, gas, burning in stomach , nausea after masturbation.Grade 2 non-alcoholic fatty liver.Have used a lot of antibiotics for sinusitis.

Is there are ?: Long-term antibiotic use can alter the normal bacteria in the GI tract and cause many different symptoms, including the ones you have. Most sinusitis is viral, and antibiotics don't help. They may be related to allergies or to anatomic problems with their drainage. See an ENT specialist. Losing weight will improve the liver issues. Nausea after masturbation - have no idea. ...Read more

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Sinusitis (Definition)

A condition caused by an inflammation or swelling of the tissue lining your sinuses. Acute sinusitis usually starts with coldlike symptoms such as a runny, stuffy ...Read more