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I have sinus drainage that mostly bothers my throat and causes nausea and fatigue for going on eight months w no other symptoms. What can I do to help?

I have sinus drainage that mostly bothers my throat and causes nausea and fatigue for going on eight months w no other symptoms. What can I do to help?

Rinse/nose spray: Are effective in treating postnasal drip. Saline rinse with devices such as the netti pot are effective in reducing sinus inflammation. Also seeing a doctor for evaluation of nasal turbinates and potentially giving you a prescription for a nasal antihistamine or steroid might help. Other ways to improve this include eliminating dairy and gluten for 2 weeks to see if it helps. If no help, restart. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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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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Mild/modrte sore throt; white spots on 1 tonsil x2 days; fatigue, some nausea/loss of aptite, hedachs. Yellow/green sinus drainage, w/ some strek blod?

Mild/modrte sore throt; white spots on 1 tonsil x2 days; fatigue, some nausea/loss of aptite, hedachs. Yellow/green sinus drainage, w/ some strek blod?

Strep throat: Strep throat is possible. Need throat swab. White spots could be tiny abscesses. Sinsusits could be the cause since you say you have sinsus drainage. Get throat swab, then get Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) or ampiiicin and you may have to take the antibiotcs for up to six weeks. ...Read more

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What ailment can cause retinal holes, nausea, headaches and sinus pain?

What ailment can cause retinal holes, nausea, headaches and sinus pain?

Probably unrelated: Retinal holes are usually causes by physical problems within the eye, such as the vitreous gel pulling on the retina and causing a tear. Most cases of retinal holes are of unknown cause and are not usually associated with medical conditions. Symptoms of nausea, headache and sinus pain could be anything from migraine to influenza, and a medical examination would be needed to diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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Unable to take hydrocodone bc it causes extreme nausea & Percocet makes me irritble/mean. Wht else can be takn 4 pain? Havng sinus surgry soon.

Unable to take hydrocodone bc it causes extreme nausea & Percocet makes me irritble/mean. Wht else can be takn 4 pain? Havng sinus surgry soon.

Pain Medication: Pain may be treated in various ways. Opioids, like hydrocodone and Percocet work well around a time of surgery to help deal with acute pain. These medications are poor choices for the long run. Gabapentin and over-the-counters such as acetaminophen and ibuprofen may be good alternatives or supplement the use of opioids. ...Read more

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I keep having headaches nausea and a runny nose what can cause this other than sinus problems?

I keep having headaches nausea and a runny nose what can cause this other than sinus problems?

Well: If the problem has been a recurrent one, one needs to consider migraine (usually there is a family history of it). If this is just a recent occurrence, you may just have a virus infection. ...Read more

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Painless dent on scalp after minor trauma, getting sinus/skull xray, had nausea, sinusitis and postnasal drip. Could CSF leak cause the sinusitis?

Painless dent on scalp after minor trauma, getting sinus/skull xray, had nausea, sinusitis and postnasal drip. Could CSF leak cause the sinusitis?

Unlikely: depends on what you mean by sinusitis. Minor trauma is not likely to result in a CSF leak. If you have one-sided nasal drainage which is clear and salty tasting I recommend you see your doctor. There is a lab test for CSF fluid from the nose (beta-2-transferrin test) which is very accurate. ...Read more

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Can pet hair and cigarette smoke cause sinus drainage?

Can pet hair and cigarette smoke cause sinus drainage?

Sinus drainage: Pet hair is a strong allergen and can provoke significant sinus drainage and congestion. Cigarette smoke also can act as an allergen but has a direct irritative effect to the nasal mucosa and can cause drainage as well. Both of these can cause significant drainage. ...Read more

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What causes a salty taste in mouth? Could sinus drainage cause this?

What causes a salty taste in mouth? Could sinus drainage cause this?

Inflammation: Dehydration or mucus drainage could cause a salty taste in your mouth. Losing your sense of taste or having chronic bad breath is abnormal and needs to be checked out. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having ...Read more