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My 12 yr old daughter is suffering w/sinus tract inf. & w/ asthma . She is currently takin nebulizer treatments & prednisone. Isn't working?
May need antibiotics: Take her to your doctor. If she is not getting better, she may have an infection that is not being treated (such as bronchitis or pneumonia). She would need to be examined and possibly get a chest xray. If her asthma and her breathing is worsening despite nebulizer and steroids, you will need to seek medical care immediately as she may need more intensive asthma management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Have asthma. Clear sinus drainage. Dr gave steriod shot in hip with nasonex (mometasone). Nebulizer treatment made lung function better but i still have cough?
I take xzal,singulair (montelukast) ,abuterol inhaler and by neubilizer can i take OTC sinus medication and do these meducations cause delression or anxiety?
Carefully: Try to avoid OTC sinus products that contain phenylephrine which can raise blood pressure when taken w/ bystolic (nebivolol). But otherwise it should be okay. Since you already have high BP - this is important. It should not increase your emotional problems, but if it does - use as little as possible. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Have maxillary sinus cyst, hurts at times,using nebulize ampho B. Had Allergens test revealed IGE Mucor Racemosus of 0.11. Could this be mucormycosis?
Unusual: Most sinus cysts do not cause symptoms although it may potentially impede sinus drainage -> sinusitis if present near the sinus opening (cancer is unusual ) and unusual to cause pain. I would recommend that you consult an ENT. A positive IgE test to a mold alone is not correlated with the presence of fungal sinus infection. In many instances, these cysts may disappear with time. ...Read more
Dx of the sinuses: Not to be facetious, but the term simply means some disease involving the sinuses. Most commonly it refers to inflammation of the sinuses or "sinusitis" which can be viral or bacterial, and acute or chronic. Chronic sinus disease may require long term antibiotic therapy and/or surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Minimal sinusitis: Hello. Great question. Minimal sinus disease to one may be significant to another! We need to all be on the same page. Minimal disease doesn't discard the patient's suffering with this disorder but it usually refers to the CT findings of your sinuses. This is usually minor thickening of the lining within the sinus cavity. ...Read more