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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
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Dialysis Catheter Insertion (Definition)

A dialysis catheter is a conduit to access either the blood stream or the peritoneal cavity to enable to performance of dialysis. Hemodialysis catheters can be acute or temporary or chronic and in that case tunnelled under the skin. Peritoneal catheters are always tunnelled and enter the abdominal wall. Insertion is done with local anesthesia under ...Read more


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Hi Doctor My CT scan told me the result 1.pansinusitis with ethmoids bilaterally and right maxillary antrum.no fluids no polyps Opacified nasal cavity?

Hi Doctor My CT scan told me the result 1.pansinusitis with ethmoids bilaterally and right maxillary antrum.no fluids no polyps Opacified nasal cavity?

Sinusitis: Your CT shows you have a sinus infection. Follow up with the doctor who ordered your test for clinical correlation. Always the best person to interpret any testing is the person who ordered it. They have all you history, exam, etc. ...Read more

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What are the functions of the nasal cavity?

What are the functions of the nasal cavity?

The filter air: The function of the nasal cavity is to warm, moisturize, and filter air. ...Read more

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What provents food from entering your nasal cavity?

What provents food from entering your nasal cavity?

Swallowing: Greetings. The contraction actions of all the muscles involved in swallowing will propel the food into the throat. The hard and soft palate slant downward and the uvula causes the food to be directed into the hypo pharynx. So muscles and anatomy makes the food go down not up. ...Read more

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What is a nasal cavity? Is it serious and how can I treat it?

What is a nasal cavity? Is it serious and how can I treat it?

Space in nose: Not a problem. It refers to the space in and behind your nose. Cavity means a space. Nasal refers to nose. No treatment needed -- of course, sometimes it requires blowing :-). ...Read more

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Are there cancers of the nasal cavity?

Are there cancers of the nasal cavity?

Yes, several: There are many different benign and malignant tumors of the nasal cavity/nasopharynx, though outside of common polyps, they are relatively rare. Diagnosis is usually made by a biopsy through a scope (usually by an ENT surgeon in the us). Some can be quite serious. If you are worried, a visit to your doctor is in order. ...Read more

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What are symptoms for cancer of the nasal cavity?

What are  symptoms for cancer of the nasal cavity?

One sided symptoms.: These are usually one-sided, and include epistaxis, or bloody dischrge from nose, serous otitis media, or fluid in the middle ear, and nasal obstruction. These occur late in the course of these cancers. ...Read more

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What are the tests for cancer of the nasal cavity?

What are the tests for cancer of the nasal cavity?

Biopsy/histoath.: The diagnosis of this cancer is often made by lymph node biopsy, since the nasopharyngeal cancer ofthen presents with lymph node involvement. Otherwise, the patient will typically undergo a needle biopsy of this lesion, and when histopathologic information is available, a multidisciplinary discussion of the optimal treatment strategy will be undertaken. ...Read more

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Describe the features of cancer of the nasal cavity.?

Bloody nose / mucus: Recurrent epistaxis (bloody noses) should be investigated, especially in older patients, or those who smoke. Sometimes nasal cavity cancer can cause a funny taste, or mucus drainage, or even physical deformity of the nose. ...Read more

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Is it a problem that i can reach my nasal cavity with my tongue?

Is it a problem that i can reach my nasal cavity with my tongue?

No: A large tongue may cause diastema in anterior teeth or worsen the open bite problem. If you just can reach the nasal cavity with a normal tongue size (and i think your tongue is normal since large tongue usually does not reach out that far), it is not a problem. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cancer of the nasal cavity?

What is the definition or description of: Cancer of the nasal cavity?

Biopsy: When there is a growing mass in nasal cavity ,should have biopsy to confirm malignancy then should be treated. ...Read more

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I have a very bad nasal odor and my nasal cavity forms squamous material .. what shall I do?

Halitosis: Practice good hygeine Inhale water vapour Use humidifier MAKE SURE YOU DONT HAVE GUM DISEASE Make sure you dont have dry mouth- Xerostomia If you have sinus infection get treated for it. ...Read more

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What is the cause of nasal cavity cancer and what can I do do minimize the chance of having it?

What is the cause of nasal cavity cancer and what can I do do minimize the chance of having it?

Uncommon: These are uncommon cancers. They might be related to smoke or other exposures, but are not typical sites of cancer. There are about 2000 cases yearly in the us. I think that no smoking is the best advice. If you have some symptoms that worry you see your doctor. Is is likely to be something else. ...Read more

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Tinnitus causes? Not sure if it is a coincidence, but the right side of my nasal cavity is a bit stuffed up the last 3 days.

Tinnitus causes?  Not sure  if it is a coincidence, but the right side of my nasal cavity is a bit stuffed up  the last 3 days.

It's a coincidence: Tinnitus has several possible causes. If you're concerned, you should look up the differential diagnosis. In the absence of symptoms or signs referable to adjacent cranial nerves, I would be most concerned about hearing loss. A primary care doc can do a quick & dirty in-office hearing test or, if (s)he thinks it's indicated, can refer you for an audiogram & also possibly an electronystagmogram. ...Read more

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I broke my nose, my nasal cavity is runny and feels like it is on fire. I got it reset 5 days ago, and im using my meds what should i do?

I broke my nose, my nasal cavity is runny and feels like it is on fire. I got it reset 5 days ago, and im using my meds what should i do?

Otolaryngologist: An ear,nose and throat specialist is best qualified to advise you on this problem.If you haven't seen one yet,I recommend that you make an appointment with one soon. ...Read more

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Yesterday I had some food stuck in my nasal cavity. I thought it was gone, but at 3 am my sinus burns and I can feel something there. Help?

Yesterday I had some food stuck in my nasal cavity. I thought it was gone, but at 3 am my sinus burns and I can feel something there. Help?

See a doc: A healthcare professional needs to look up your nose and see if there's any retained food products that can be manually removed. Also, you may have developed an infection of sinuses. Either case, see a doc. ...Read more

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If someone was to snort up the nasal cavity Vicks vapor rub what would be the effects of this to the body. I think a friend is doing this and before i confront her i want more ionfo about how it can hurt your body or if it will.

If someone was to snort up the nasal cavity Vicks vapor rub what would be the effects of this to the body. I think a friend is doing this and before i confront her i want more ionfo about how it can hurt your body or if it will.

It can be toxic: Vick’s vaporub when contacting the mucous membranes of any location in the body, can be absorbed and enter the bloodstream and cause dangerous toxic effects. Don’t ever place in nose, in mouth, in vagina or in rectum ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cancer of the nasal cavity?

Nose bleed +: Obstruction. Nasal cancer is rare. If present it is likely to cause bloody nasal discharge, blockage of the affected nostril, pain and swelling. ...Read more

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What is the role of maxilla and relationship to nasal cavity?

Anatomical question: The maxilla is the upper jaw and it projects superiorly into the major bone of the face at the side of the nose. I am not sure what you mean by its role but it is the source of the upper teeth and it covers the largest sinus of the face, the maxillary sinus. The maxilla is lateral to the nasal bones but the nasal septal cartilage is located in a ridge of the maxillary bone. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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What could cause soft protrusions in my nasal cavity post- septoplasty surgery?

What could cause soft protrusions in my nasal cavity post- septoplasty surgery?

Swelling: Most likely what you are noticing is swelling of the operated on tissues or the suture material if the surgery was recent. Most likely there is nothing to worry about but be safe and check with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Polyp (Definition)

A polyp may occur anyplace on the body, but is most commonly seen in the colon when a colonscopy exam is done. It is a bump or protrusion from the lining of the GI tract and colon, which can can be benign or turn ...Read more


Cavity (Definition)

Basically a cavity is a hole, or defect in the tooth structure. It is created by the demineralization and breakdown of tooth structure from the acid attack of ...Read more