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Mild Paranasal Sinus Disease
Between the eyes: The ethmoid sinuses are between the eyes and are commonly the result of viral and or bacterial infections starting in the nose. The answer to your question is the ethmoid sinuses are infected and the lining membrane is thickened. The only method to prove your diagnosis is with a cat scan of the sinuses. ...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
My sinuses Report,
Mild bilateral maxillary sinus disease with thickened nasal
Turbinate in left side of nasal cavity.
Could be anything: You could have a cold, a sinus infection or allergies. Or its your baseline ...Read more
Plz explain.minimal to mild chronic appearing paranasal sinus inflammatory changes.mildly increased ethmoid air cells.no acute sinusitis or osseous changes .
Allergy/infection: Could be allergy and / or infection. Best to see your otlaryngologist for evaluation. ...Read more
MRI says, minor mucosal disease in the sphenoid sinus. Minor sphenoid sinus mucosal thickening. Should I be concerned?
Headaches, nasal congestion, sinuses, facial numbness, vision problems.Did CT scan showed only mucosal thickening of bilateral sphenoid and ethmoid.
Chronic sinusitis : Chronic allergic rhino sinusitis can definitely be causing your symptoms. I would recommend a one month trial of daily antihistamines like Claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec and nightly sinus rinses. If your symptoms are not better i would see an ENT like me who specializes in nose/sinus surgery to discuss options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2.Allergic rhino laryngitis, CT scan report:mild mucosal thickening in bilateral maxillary sinuses.Still same prb after treatment.
Allergy testing: In allergic rhinitis, it would not be unusual to only have mild mucosal thickening on ct scan. That's good news... You don't have sinusitis or some other process going on! if 3-4 weeks of regular nasal steroid spray doesn't help, (must be used as prescribe to work) then you may want to see an allergist for formal allergy testing. ...Read more
Cat-scan sinuses- moderate mucosal thickening of sphenoid, ethmoid, L maxillary. Does sinusitis involve all these areas or is this a bad case?
CT Scan says "Bilateral mild maxillary and sphenoid sinusitis. No air/fluid levels.. 1.3cm polyp & turbinate hypertrophy. Can this cause my headaches?
Yes.: Definitely. See an ENT doctor for options. ...Read more
Depends: Its sounds although you have intractable sinus disease. Given your prior hx: bilateral medial turbinectomies. Resection of medial walls , of both maxillary sinuses, and a partial ethmoidectony; you might need surgical intervention but i would ask your physician. ...Read more
Right maxillary and ethmoidal sinusitis with superimposed fungal infection. Left retention cyst/ polyp?
See ENT: you need to see ENT they can help you with this question and they can take care of it as well ...Read more
Can chronic sinusitis cause thick mucus in nasopharynx area? No facial pain, CT scan show mild mucosal thickening with clear sinuses. No ENT meds work
Yes.: Definitely. See an ENT doc for options. ...Read more
Can thick severe post nasal drip/drainage be caused by sinus issues, although CT scans show sinuses as completely clear? And no sinus pain present?
Can sinusitis( focal mucosal thickening of rt maxillary sinus) cause dry coughs and constant headache(back of head)?
My paranasal sinuses test show:nasal septum is deviated, nasal turbinates are prominent and both maxillary sinuses shows mucosal thickening sinusitis?
Brain MRI show bilateral mucosal disease, mexillary, ethmoid, sphenoid & frontal sinuses involvement. Why is my dr. Not treating it with anything?Headeac
Brain mri- moderate mucosal wall thickening involving bilateral maxillary and ethmoid sinuses & non specific demyelinating process. Possibly related?
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