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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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Is my vomiting caused by a sinus infection?

Is my vomiting caused by a sinus infection?

Reflux into sinuses: Since there is an open space between the mouth and the sinuses, vomiting may result in an infection if the vomitus refluxes up into the nose and then sinuses. ...Read more

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Could dysautonomia cause weakness and upper body discomfort, followed by sinus tach up to 170 not relieved quickly by lying down, and vomiting? Cardiac echo, EKG normal and arteries scanned.

Could dysautonomia cause weakness and upper body discomfort, followed by sinus tach up to 170 not relieved quickly by lying down, and vomiting? Cardiac echo, EKG normal and arteries scanned.

Yes: Dysautonomia is a general term that refers to a group of conditions characterized by abnormal function of the autonomic nervous system. It can affect multiple different organ systems. Common symptoms include dizziness, weakness, fainting, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, cold hands and feet, abnormal sweating, fast heart rates, slow heart rates, and others. Info at www. Dinet. Org. ...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

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I'm unable to get a good nights sleep and when I wake up, the first thing I have to do is throw up. Could this be caused by sinus drainage?

I'm unable to get a good nights sleep and when I wake up, the first thing I have to do is throw up. Could this be caused by sinus drainage?

Very much so: If you already notice during the day you have significant sinus symptoms of congestion, difficult with nasal breathing, post nasal drip. When you sleep your post nasal drip may "pool" significantly in the back of the throat so that when you arise in the AM it stimulates your gag reflex. Also significant sinus disease can alter sleep quality related to breathing disturbances. ...Read more

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I recover slowly from "cold" viruses, I also have chronic sinusitis. Cld my slow recovery from viruses and my sinusitis be caused by poor sinus drainage? I have had 2 sinus surgeries.

I recover slowly from "cold" viruses, I also have chronic sinusitis. Cld my slow recovery from viruses and my sinusitis be caused by poor sinus drainage? I have had 2 sinus surgeries.

Multiple infections: Hello, I would recommend that you discuss an immune evaluation with your doctor. With the number of infections you are experiencing, I look outside the box and search for answers. A second opinion may also be helpful since you've had multiple surgeries. Finally, discuss allergy testing. Your "infections" may be allergy symptoms. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can sinus drainage cause throat numbness?

Can sinus drainage cause throat numbness?

Postnasal drip: Postnasal drip, or mucous draining down from your sinuses, will not cause numbness unless perhaps you used a nasal spray that has some numbing medicine in it. ...Read more

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I have had constant sinus drainage for 18 years. Taken all kinds of sinus meds and found no relief. It gets worse when I have dairy. What's the cause.

I have had constant sinus drainage for 18 years. Taken all kinds of sinus meds and found no relief. It gets worse when I have dairy. What's the cause.

Sinus drainage: For patients that present with constant sinus problems and no medications seem to help, I usually consider imaging - looking for polyps or other sinus anatomical problems. I also like to get the input of an ENT (ear nose throat) doctor, and perhaps an allergist. Best of luck to you! ...Read more

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Can sinus drainage or antibiiotics cause loose stools?

Can sinus drainage or antibiiotics cause loose stools?

Antibiotics yes: Yes could be due to antibiotics, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can a soar throat when waking up be caused by overnight sinus drainage?

Can a soar throat when waking up be caused by overnight sinus drainage?

2 separate physical: Issues in sequence. Drainage=↑mucous secretions, followed by throat pain, another response, each whatever underlying reason (s) in respiratory tract. Body responses under interacting Mind↔Brain↔Body controls. Clinical medicine mostly emphasizes only body behaviors/theories with limited understanding of bigger issues. Why? Easier & lots of physical treatments promoted as easier/less complex options. ...Read more

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Could a lot of sinus drainage over time cause stomach problems? Stomach aches?

Could a lot of sinus drainage over time cause stomach problems? Stomach aches?

Sometimes: Swallowing mucous is often associated with air swallowing which can cause bloating and nausea and sometimes pain. ...Read more

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Ear has been bothering me, any home remedies? I haven't had sinus issues that could cause the drainage. Just aching in my ear.

Ear has been bothering me, any home remedies? I haven't had sinus issues that could cause the drainage. Just aching in my ear.

Warm sweet oil: Warm sweet oil dropped into the ear will help sooth and loosten any wax that may be aggravating what is causing the irritation. And you could take Ibuprofen or Naproxen as an anti-inflammatory pain reliever (with food to avoid stomach upset) or Acetaminophen for the pain. ...Read more

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Is there any alternatives for doing postural drainage, it causes me sinus congestion, I ve bronchiectasis, chronic nasal issues and back problems?

Is there any alternatives for doing postural drainage, it causes me sinus congestion, I ve bronchiectasis, chronic nasal issues and back problems?

No but: You can ask your doctor to give your something (antihistamine nasal spray?) to decongest your nose or try breathright strip to keep your nose open while doing the drainage. Be sure that your aiming your Nasonex (mometasone) towards the outside direction of the nasal cavity and not the center. ...Read more

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Does montelukast cause bad side effects? Like anxiety & aggression? I have sinus drainage but don't feel like this is the right medication prescribed

Does montelukast cause bad side effects? Like anxiety & aggression? I have sinus drainage but don't feel like this is the right medication prescribed

Yes. Talk to doc: For some time now it has been known that montelukast and other drugs like it can cause mood changes. In general if you experience side-effects from any prescription med or find it unhelpful, the best course of action is to discuss this with the prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Can I get teeth pulled even if got filling I filling it cause bad breathed an it not from sinus drainage?

Can I get teeth pulled even if got filling I filling it cause bad breathed an it not from sinus drainage?

Sorry difficult to: Follow your question. Best to be evaluated by your dentist who can perform a clinical and radiographic to best address your concern. Hope this helps. ...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. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more