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Relief From Facial Swelling Due To Sinus Congestion
If nasonex (mometasone) doesn't help fix the nasal congestion what are alternative solutions, i suffer from reduced airways resulting from middle turbinate swelling?
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
Nasal turbinate swelling for last 7 months. Now having pain in nasal passages, and pressure behind eyes and headache. Can this be a sinus infection?
Lots of post nasal drip for 2 months/mild facial swelling. Could be a sinus infection. Any solutions?
A few things..: You can try a neti pot- rinsing out your sinuses can be very helpful. You may also try a short course of oral decongestants or an antihistamine with a decongestant in it (like Claritin-D). You could also benefit from a prescription nasal steroid- you may have chronic allergies causing your symptoms. Humidified air may help with the facial/sinus swelling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Decongestants: Promoting drainage from an obstructed sinus outlet is one major factor, along with antibiotics. This can be helped along by irrigation with saline/bicarb solutions, nasal steroids, oral decongestants (pseudoephedrine), and other similar products. Use of a mild painkiller like aspirin, tylenol (acetaminophen) or other n0n-steroidal anti-inflammatories may also help. ...Read more
Post nasal drip/and mild facial swelling around the philtrum for 3-4 months. No cold symptoms. Any ideas?
See pulmonologist: See a pulmonologist or if you have seen one, speak with that doctor. Inhalers can be very effective. ...Read more
Drainage and swellin: Your symptoms are most likely allergy related with 'allergic shiner' facies. However, facial swelling is unusual with allergies, unless severe (or angioedema). If the cheek swelling is on one side only then I'm even more concerned about sinusitis or something 'weird' in your nose or sinuses. I recommend an ENT exam (by ENT) just to be safe. ...Read more
What OTC medicines can I use to relieve mucus right frontal sinus and sphenoid sinus. And sinusitis in ethmoid. Had severe pain pressure eye, head ?
Mucinex, (guaifenesin) afrin: Otc meds to reduce sinus pressure include muxinex, saline nose sprays and even afrin, a nasal decongestant but do not use afrin for more than two consecutive days because it may cause side effects. Sudafed or otc decongestants can help but they may cause hypertension. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: Try any of the otc decongestants.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sinus congestion: Yes, you most certainly can.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sinus pressure behind eyes and in temples, post nasal drip but no cough or runny nose. Start of a cold or an could it be an allergy?
Not likely.: Post nasal drip likely comes from the back of your nose and drips down and is usually coughed out or swallowed down your esophagus. If you get a chest cold, the inflammation comes first and then congestion from mucus production. This is then coughed out or blown out if in your nose. The post nasal drip usually comes after most of your congestion is coughed out or blown out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can nerve related problems around nasal area cause irritation, dryness and congestion in lining of the nose? And please advice what may be the cure
Can you have sinusitis without nasal congestion? I have all the symptoms, headache, cheeck pain, tooth pain and sneezing from allergies...
YES: Although nasal congestion is usually present in patients with acute/chronic sinusitis the infection itself can be primary and a part of a generalized "upper respiratory" infection. Bacterial infections of the sinus is often by organisms which "reside" there and are "activated" by a viral infection of the throat/nose upper airway. Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can tension headaches cause sinus pain and congestion? Went to dr and have no sinus infection. Sinus congestion is always worse when I'm tense
Can chronic maxillary sinus cause issues with the infraorbital nerve underneath? (mild lip, nostril, eye burning)
Yes: Yes. You should see an ENT surgeon ASAP to assess your problem. ...Read more
Is it possible to have maxilliary sinus infection- swelling on cheek bone under eye, nasal congestion - no pain in the swollen/puffy area experienced.
Can coughing, sneezing or long-term constant sniffing due to sinus drainage and habit cause optic nerve damage in glaucoma?
Glaucoma causes: Usually, the activities of daily living like you describe are NOT factors in the cause of glaucoma or the progression,severity, or treatment decisions.... FYI Cosopt is a drug and often has side effects..Have you asked about having the SLT glaucoma laser to replace the drops. Keep us posted. Dr.Sibley ...Read more
Yes: But so can diseased teeth and/or gums. How long has it been since your last dental and medical check-ups? ...Read more
Can coughing due to a cold cause breast tenderness/pain? Just diagnosed w/Costochondritis due to cough from sinus infection
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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