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How to know if I have sinus perforation or are my wisdom tooth clots dissolving?

How to know if I have sinus perforation or are my wisdom tooth clots dissolving?

See your dentist: It is possible for a sinus to be exposed while removing an upper wisdom tooth due to the position of the roots that protrude into the sinus cavity. If that had happened, you will feel more pain than usual and will notice air and fluids entering the sinus when you suck in through your nose. This can be very dangerous. Contact the surgeon/dentist that did the extractions immediately. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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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What are possible complications of a chronic infection in the sinus because of a perforation from a root canal?

What are possible complications of a chronic infection in the sinus because of a perforation from a root canal?

See Endodontist : It depends upon what was placed into your sinus. If it was the disinfecting solution the denist uses to clean your canals then the sinus usually recovers with no intervention. However, if the 'filling material' of the root canal was placed in the sinus then you need the help of an oral surgeon or ent. Since you said this is 'chronic' i would suggest getting this looked at soon. ...Read more

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Perforated sinus everything i eat and drink goes up in sinus have been very sick for months i need help?

Perforated sinus everything i eat and drink goes up in sinus have been very sick for months i need help?

See ENT: You should see an ear, nose and throat surgeon. If you are having sinus issues there are procedures to address them. ...Read more

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What is sinus disease?

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 more

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How could i cure my sinus issues?

How could i cure my sinus issues?

See ENT: If over the counter remedies are not working see an ENT doctor to rule out contributing disorders like polyps, asthma, or allergies. ...Read more

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What is meant by minimal sinus disease?

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

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I am asking for a good medecine for sinus?

I am asking for a good medecine for sinus?

Rhino-sinusitis: The question is not "what is a good medicine for sinus"? But what is your true diagnosis. The answer to your question is what is the diagnosis. True infections of the para nasal sinuses (there are 4 of them) are almost always preceded by a viral or viral/bacterial infection of the nose and then proceeds into the adjacent sinuses. Thus you need to know the cause of your problem. ...Read more

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What antimistamine would u reccommend i have very thick mucuscoming from my sinused?

What antimistamine would u reccommend i have very thick mucuscoming from my sinused?

Allergy?: Are you certain it is allergy causing the drainage? An antihistamine will help only if it is allergic etiology. If you are fairly certain of this, try claritin or a nose spray such as flonase which is over the counter. ...Read more

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What about sinus imfection?

Vague question: What about sinus infection. Do you have one? Do you want treatment. In any event see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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