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Dr. Qamar Khan
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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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Im female taking amitripline abt 8mnth for migraine but 3weeks now headec everyday someday on top of my head somedays like sinus pain help plz?

Im female taking amitripline abt 8mnth for migraine but 3weeks now headec everyday someday on top of my head somedays like sinus pain help plz?

Migraine, Depression: I feel empathy for your distress. Amitripline is for treatment of depression. It is also used for prevention of Migraine headache. It is likely that some stressors in your life 3 weeks back caused or contributed to intense headache. See a Neurologist for diagnosis of Migraine and Treatment. See a Psychiatrist for Therapy for stresses in your life, to resolve emotional turmoil, and Relaxation ...Read more

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I have been feeling sharp pains in my head, especially on the back and top of my head. I also feel that my ears are clogged and get sinus pain a lot.?

I have been feeling sharp pains in my head, especially on the back and top of my head. I also feel that my ears are clogged and get sinus pain a lot.?

Your ?: Is your question : " what is this?".. This could be tension headaches, neck spasm headaches, sinus issues, or something related to the brain. ...Read more

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Why do I have sinus pain in the back of my head?

Why do I have sinus pain in the back of my head?

You don't!: If you fire up your computer and call forth a picture of the various sinuses in your body you can see that they are located at the front half of your skull. The maxillary sinuses are behind your cheek bones. The frontal ones are above your eyes, the ethmoidals are above nose and the sphenoid is deep inside the nose below the pituitary. You will notice none at the back of head!! ...Read more

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In sinus pain in back of head?

In sinus pain in back of head?

Possible: As stated previously, sphenoid sinus problems can refer pain to the top or back of head. See an ENT doc for assessment. ...Read more

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I have sinus pain, feel very light headed and have facial pain on the sides of my face. What should I do?

I have sinus pain, feel very light headed and have facial pain on the sides of my face. What should I do?

Sinus or Allergy: There are several reasons for your symptoms but sounds like it's sinusitis which is an inflammation of your sinus cavity. If it gets severe enough you may need to go to the doctors for an antibiotic and proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I suffer from episodes of sinusitis. Symptoms last two months with head and sinus pain....No mucous but swelling...Constant swelling. Had fess little ?

I suffer from episodes of sinusitis. Symptoms last two months with head and sinus pain....No mucous but swelling...Constant swelling. Had fess little ?

Allergy vs infection: First, try using a nasal saline was daily for several days. See an ear, nose, throat specialist who will look with a scope to see if there is truly inflammation. You may need an intranasal antihistamine or steroid. If symptoms persist after that, dr may suggest ct scan to look for chronic sinusitis, which could require antibiotics for one month. ...Read more

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I'm having bad sinus pain for over a week. When i bend over, i get a burning sensation up my nose to my head. What is that and how to treat?

I'm having bad sinus pain for over a week. When i bend over, i get a burning sensation up my nose to my head. What is that and how to treat?

Acute Sinusitis: Acute sinusitis is associated with facial pressure, nasals congestion, fevers, and often sore throat or cough. If your symptoms have persisted longer than a week, or have gotten worse after you seemed to be improving you may need to be treated with antibiotics. Otherwise, i recommend Mucinex (guaifenesin) 1200mg 2x daily with a large glass of water. A tablespoon of honey works excellent for cough. ...Read more

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Can maxillary mucous retention cysts cause my head to feel unclear/stuffed-up/cloudy along with tinnitus and mild imbalance. There is no sinus pain.

Can maxillary mucous retention cysts cause my head to feel unclear/stuffed-up/cloudy along with tinnitus and mild imbalance. There is no sinus pain.

Probably not: Maxillary retention cysts are common, in some series up to 40% of individuals. In the vast majority of cases they are free of symptoms. When they cause problems there is usually a history of maxillary sinusitis, maxillary or dental discomfort, nasal congestion. It is unlikely that your symptoms are related. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Klein
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Sinus Pain (Definition)

Sinus pain is a symptom in which a person has pain in the sinus spaces of the face. The sinuses are hollow spaces in the facial bones, with the largest spaces in each cheekbone and in the forehead. Sinus infections can cause sinus pressure, sinus pain, headaches, fever, cloudy ...Read more