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I have odd smells in nose n odd tastes in mouth dry eyes and sinuses?

I have odd smells in nose n odd tastes in mouth dry eyes and sinuses?

Dry mucous membranes: When the mouth or nose gets dry normally present bacteria types can change which in turn may effect taste and smell. Some medications and allergies can cause these findings as well. An autoimmune process called Sjogren's can do this and can be serious. Taste and smell changes can occur if the hippocampus part of the brain is disrupted. You should see your doctor and be examined and tested. ...Read more

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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Can a mucous retention cyst in the left maxillary sinus cause headaches, double vision and selling around the eyes?

Can a mucous retention cyst in the left maxillary sinus cause headaches, double vision and selling around the eyes?

Most would not: A number of mucus retention cysts are often first diagnosed as asymptomatic findings on panoramic radiographs taken in a dental office. If a mucus retention cyst is large enough whereby it occupies enough volume in the maxillary sinus, it could potentially contribute to all of the symptoms you are inquiring about. Further evaluation of your symptoms would be recommended. ...Read more

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Pain & changes in face, forehead, jaw, nose, eyes, and teeth. Runny nose, nothing comes out when i blow, could I have silent maxillary sinus syndrome?

Pain & changes in face, forehead, jaw, nose, eyes, and teeth. Runny nose, nothing comes out when i blow, could I have silent maxillary sinus syndrome?

What changes: It would be interesting to know more about your problem. What changes are going on in your face, forehead, or jaws. This comment makes it a little difficult to address with out follow up questions. It is possible for a maxillary sinusitis to cause jaw and face pain. ...Read more

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How to cure dry eyes?

How to cure dry eyes?

No cure: Dr eye syndrome can be mild moderate or severe. It's chronic and not curable only treatable. ...Read more

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What could cause dry eyes?

What could cause dry eyes?

Dry eyes: Are caused by a deficiency of the tears which your eyes produce. Typically there is no specific cause found for dry eyes, but symptoms can be caused by other eye conditions, both infectious and inflammatory. If you are having significant problems, then you should see your ophthalmologist for a complete exam. ...Read more

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What do dry eyes feel like?

Dry eye: Dry eye = irritation, scratchiness, foreign body sensation, blurred vision, eye strain or fatigue, eye pain, headache. ...Read more

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What causes chronic dry eyes?

What causes chronic dry eyes?

Causes of dry eyes: Dry eyes can be caused many reasons. They can be aggravated by allergies. Tears can diminish as we age or with hormonal changes and contact lens wear. Many medicines can cause dryness such as some high blood pressure meds and diuretics. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of dry eyes?

Many.....: Most common are burning, blurry vision and scratchy or foreign body sensation. ...Read more

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Dry Eyes (Definition)

Dry eyes eyes are not adequately lubricated. May be due to insufficient quality ...Read more


Maxilla (Definition)

The bone of the upper jaw which serves as a foundation of the face ...Read more