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Will neti pot help frontal sinus pressure?

Will neti pot help frontal sinus pressure?

No generally not. : Frontal sinus pressure can be due to allergies, sinusitis, or more commonly migraine variants. Try decongestant to see if pressure improves. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Park
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Sinus (Definition)

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


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How to treat sinus pressure in the frontal lobe region?

How to treat sinus pressure in the frontal lobe region?

My only addition: Would be nasal steroids. If u get recurrent sinus headaches fron congestion, which then allows pressure to buil up in the sinuses' adding a nasal steroid, mostly at night, can be a big help. It cuts down inflammation, and, because your messing with your nose less to wipe it, may reduce the number of colds you get. Aleve cold and sinus is good, Claritin d can help, gotta get it from pharmacist. ...Read more

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What's the difference between frontal sinus pressure and pressure from a brain a tumor? Is there a big difference?

What's the difference between frontal sinus pressure and pressure from a brain a tumor? Is there a big difference?

Location: Usually sinus symptoms will have an association with preceding nasal congestion, or prior history of nasal/sinus symptoms. The sinus pressure can arise in its usual circumstances, following a cold, or during allergy season. Pressure from a brain tumor depends upon the location of the brain tumor, and what structures it exerts pressure upon. It can cause a stroke, hearing or vision loss, etc. ...Read more

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For the last 2 months-frontal sinus pressure mild, wake up with swollen lids, 1 blocked nostril, no dripping , clear mucus, sinuses in mirror apear darker?

Probably allergies: It sounds to me like allergies, and it is the season. I would try some over the counter zyrtec and see if it did the trick. If not i would see my doctor. You may need a nasal spray or antibiotics. You don't have to have a runny nose to sinusitis. ...Read more

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Frontal sinus pain and nasal congestion 6 weeks post septoplasty during exercise ?what to do ?

Frontal  sinus pain and nasal congestion  6 weeks post septoplasty during exercise ?what to do ?

Sinus pain: If you had septoplasty sounds like you have had problems with your sinuses. Would be reasonable to do the following: nasal saline frequently, decongestant (nasal OK for 3 days), and NSAID. If no relief or if you develop fever notify your provider. ...Read more

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No recent cold or stuffy. Frontal sinus pain/pressure. Very tender 2 touch btween eyebrows & eyebrow bones. No signs of sinus infec just tender.

No recent cold or stuffy. Frontal sinus pain/pressure. Very tender 2 touch btween eyebrows & eyebrow bones. No signs of sinus infec just tender.

The tenderness: May be the sign, though unusual to present this way? Flonase at night may help relieve pressure on the frontal sinuses, try some pseudophed or Claritin d, if that helps it may be what that is, go in for fever and try aleve (naproxen) 2 2x per day. May not be a bacterial infection decongestant easy enough to try, ask pharmacist for Claritin d, hold behind counter now. Gd luc. ...Read more

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Can allergic rhinitis cause frontal sinus pain? No discolored mucus just clear runny nose

Can allergic rhinitis cause frontal sinus pain? No discolored mucus just clear runny nose

Sinusitis can...: Perhaps, but it is still likely due to an occlusion of drainage of the sinus. Most sinusitis is not a bacterial infection without signs such as discolored nasal mucous, increasing sinus pain, possibly fever, and usually has been going on for at least a week. Sinusitis can still occur from allergies or viral infections, and can present with clear mucus. Try afrin nasal, decongestants. ...Read more

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I have pressure on my frontal sinus area. Any idea what it could be or have to get rid of it?

Acute?: If this is something that has just started it could be a cold or viral sinus infection or allergies. I would take OTC decongestant for a couple of days. If this is something that has been going on for a while then you should see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve sinus pressure?

Decongestant: Decongestant pill or nose spray for a couple of days. Saline nasal spray or antihistamines may also help. ...Read more

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What should I do or take to relieve sinus pressure?

What should I do or take to relieve sinus pressure?

Sinusitis: This may be sinusitis or sinus inflammation. Allergies may be one cause but there can be many others. Mild symtoms may be relieved by over the counter saline sprays, irrigations, or decongestants. OTC pain medications may help as well. See an ENT for an evaluation if recurrent. ...Read more

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Can Flonase help relieve sinus pressure/pain?

Can Flonase help relieve sinus pressure/pain?

Yes: Flonase (fluticasone proprionate) is a nasal steroid spray that is effective in treating the inflammation that leads to nasal congestion associated with allergic rhinitis and as an additional treatment for sinus congestion. It's safe, effective and no addiction potential! ...Read more

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Can there be something i can do to relieve constant sinus pressure?

Can there be something i can do to relieve constant sinus pressure?

Saline rinses: Wash your nose with salt solution, use decongestants and anti-inflammatory medications. These will promote drainage of the sinuses. Drink plenty of fluids, and Mucinex (guaifenesin) type medications may help as well. Ask your doctor for a prescription for a nasal steroid spray if you are still bothered. ...Read more

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Which is the most effective and quickest way to relieve facial sinus pressure?

Which is the most effective and quickest way to relieve facial sinus pressure?

It depends: It depends on what is causing the pressure. Most likely it is an allergy related issue and antihistamines +/- decongestants may be helpful. Steroid nasal sprays may be needed. Other aids could include an antihistamine or saline nasal spray. ...Read more

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What are the most effective strategies to relieve sinus pressure without medication?

Moisture: If you want to avoid medications, try to maintain good nasal health by using saline irrigations and keeping an appropriate moisture level in the air you breathe. Unfortunately, this won't help if you have a physical issue blocking the drainage of your sinuses. Finally, make sure that the problem really is sinus-related and not another kind of headache. ...Read more

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How can I relieve sinus pressure, especially under the eyes?

How can I relieve sinus pressure, especially under the eyes?

Get steamed: Sinus pressure under the eyes are common and can be relieved with steam from tea kettle, sauna and use of antihistamine sprays and or tablets to shrink nasal passages and steam to relieve congestion all important to get the pressure sensation to go away. ...Read more

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How to relieve sinus pressure?

How to relieve sinus pressure?

Migraine?: Sinus pressure is tricky. Basically, the front of the head and face is not just the sinuses. For a 16 year old, my first thought is you might have migraines. Allergy can cause some facial pressure.In general, sinus infections are rare and doctors frequently mistakenly prescribe antibiotics for what you are describing. See a good Ear Nose and Throat doctor! ...Read more

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How to relieve sinus pressure?

Depends: Sinus pressure is caused by a difference in pressure between the sinus cavity and the outside world. The drainage pathway of the sinuses are narrow. When swelling occurs in the nasal cavity, this becomes blocked. Reversing the swelling will allow for the pressure to equalize. Knowing the cause of the swelling helps determine what works best - uri, allergy, infection, etc. ...Read more

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What to do if I have terrible sinus pressure. None of the medicine seems to be working. Any good ways to relive it?

What to do if I have terrible sinus pressure. None of the medicine seems to be working. Any good ways to relive it?

Headache not sinus: The sinuses get blamed for a lot of symptoms they do not cause. Better to think of yourself having a pressure headache and look for possible causes which may include the sinuses. Far more common is muscle spasm from tension and jaw clenching or migraine. If you chew gum - stop. Advil (ibuprofen) or alleve can help, see your doctor or an ENT specialist if you want to better evaluate your sinuses. ...Read more

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Dr. Lori Semel
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Cavernous Sinus Tumor (Definition)

The cavernous sinus is a "lake" where many veins of the brain drain blood into. There are two such structures in the human brain (approximately behind each eye). These venous structures have walls and have nerves that run through them. When these lakes become involved with tumors, patient's can have dysfunction of these nerves (diploplia, facial sensation changes, and eye ...Read more


Dr. Pam Yoder
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more