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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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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 can I do for sinus pressure so bad that it hurts to tilt my head?

What can I do for sinus pressure so bad that it hurts to tilt my head?

AFrin (oxymetazoline)?: Before you see your doctor, you could try afrin (oxymetazoline) nasal spray--follow package directions and avoid usage for more than 2-3 days at a time. Saline nasal spray can help. Oral decongestants such as sudafed may help--follow package directions. Once you see the doctor, they can evaluate and manage your condition and provide any prescription treatments needed. ...Read more

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Why do I have so much sinus pressure. The weather is changing from summer to fall fast and there is so much sinus pressure in the left side of my head?

Why do I have so much sinus pressure. The weather is changing from summer to fall fast and there is so much sinus pressure in the left side of my head?

.: Sinuses usually drain into the nose through ostia. Any inflammation or infection in the nose could block the ostia and cause blockage of the sinus causing fullness and pressure. Try decongestants, steam inhalation or nasal steroids to decrease inflammation. ...Read more

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Dr put me on codiene cough syrup to help calm down my cough and its not helping still up at night coughing head still feels full have sinus pressure?

Dr put me on codiene cough syrup to help calm down my cough and its not helping still up at night coughing head still feels full have sinus pressure?

Cough: Sounds like a viral illness with bronchitis and sinus issues. The cough in bronchitis can go on for a month. if its persistent you should get a chest xray and make sure you dont have pneumonia. You might need antibiotics. For the sinus part, steam, saline sprays and OTC decongestants help ( dont take them late or you will be up all night) ...Read more

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How to get rid of sinus pressure in head and neck?

How to get rid of sinus pressure in head and neck?

Sinus pressure: Sinus pressure would be in your face, cheeks, behind your eyes or in your fore head. It would not be in your neck. If you have sinus pressure, then it will respond to decongestants and possibly antihistamines if the obstruction is due to allergic inflammation. If there is an infection, you may need antibiotics. If OTC treatments don't relieve your pressure, please consult an ENT. ...Read more

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Will sinus pressure cause pain in the head and ear pressure?

Will sinus pressure cause pain in the head and ear pressure?

Yes, possible: Sinus pressure and infections may results in symptoms of facial pain or headaches as well as ear pain. Ear pain may be radiating or referred pain, or potentially from eustachian tube problems secondary to sinus issues. ...Read more

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What is the best way to relieve sinus pressure in head. have a cold and when I blow my nose I feel pressure in back of head and all over?

What is the best way to relieve sinus pressure in head. have a cold and when I blow my nose I feel pressure in back of head and all over?

Sinus rinsing: Nasal rinsing/neti-pot saline rinse is a very effective FIRST line remedy for acute sinus issues (I usually recommend chitorhino (chitorhino.com). You may want to consider a short course of nasal decongestants like Afrin or neosynephrine - but use these for no more than 3 days. A "cold" that lasts more than 7-10 days is a sinus infection by definition - antibiotics are needed at that point. ...Read more

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Chest congest harsh cough for over week, some fever w/it. seemed to be clearing up, now coughs hurt head, lots of sinus pressure pain see doc?

Chest congest harsh cough for over week, some fever w/it.  seemed to be clearing up,  now coughs hurt head, lots of sinus pressure pain  see doc?

Possibly: You are getting to the point where you may need to see the doctor but if you are indeed improving try first to rest and very hot fluids to clear the sinuses like hot soup. Try this first ...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