Top
30
Doctor insights on: Sinus Problem

Share
Dr. Qamar Khan
1 Doctor shared a insight

Sinus Problem (Overview)

It means nasal congestion, mouth breathing, headache, sinus pressure, acute sinus infection may result in fever as well.


1

1
If someone has teeth that have been bad for years an have recurring tooth aches/abscesses can it cause sinus problem even brain and other disorders?  I have no insurance?

If someone has teeth that have been bad for years an have recurring tooth aches/abscesses can it cause sinus problem even brain and other disorders?  I have no insurance?

Yes, it is possible: A large enough oral infection that is left untreated or even a smaller infection in an immune compromised person can lead to complications that could cause death. Untreated oral infections, such as periodontal disease, have also been shown to increase the risk of heart attack and stroke in otherwise healthy people. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
1 Doctor shared a insight

Sinus Problem (Overview)

It means nasal congestion, mouth breathing, headache, sinus pressure, acute sinus infection may result in fever as well.


2

2
What does the medical term "cobblestoning" mean in regards to sinus problems?

What does the medical term "cobblestoning" mean in regards to sinus problems?

Cobblestoning: Hello. The term cobblestoning refers to the appearance of the lining in the back of the throat. A normal pattern of lymphatic tissue that lines the posterior wall of the oropharynx. Sinus drainage may activate this tissue causing redness and swelling. ...Read more

3

3
How can you treat a sinus problem that is not a infection?

How can you treat a sinus problem that is not a infection?

Congestion?: Neti pots can reduce congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in the morning. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more

5

5
How do I know if I have sinus problem? What are the symptoms?

How do I know if I have sinus problem? What are the symptoms?

Sinus problems: Sinusitis often presents with pressure/pain in sinus areas (below & between eyes, forehead), may cause referred pain to back of head, may cause pain/pressure on upper teeth. If sinus drainage passages are swollen shut, pain worsens; fever may ensue. Opening passages with decongestant may allow thick, yellow-green discharge to be blown out. ...Read more

6

6
Is Neti Pot effective at treating sinus problems that contribute to teeth pain?

Is Neti Pot effective at treating sinus problems that contribute to teeth pain?

Possibly: If inflammation and fluid in the sinuses are the cause of the tooth pain, then anything which relieves these will help with the tooth pain. If the netipot treatment seems to help, then, yes. If not, then see your md. ...Read more

7

7
My sinus problem never persist even after my nasal opetation. I have to rely on oral medication for certain time. What is the best cure?

My sinus problem never persist even after my nasal opetation. I have to rely on oral medication for certain time. What is the best cure?

It depends: From what I gather, you still have sinus problems after sinus surgery. Very broadly, persistent allergies, smoking, possible need for revision surgery, problems with the immune system, ongoing exposure to germs (e.g. Kindergarten teachers), and a tendency for sinus polyps to regrow are possibilities. Rarely is surgery a total "cure, " so it is important to follow up or maybe get a second opinion. ...Read more

9

9
How to cure an ongoing sinus problem?

How to cure an ongoing sinus problem?

Please Clarify: Using the word 'problem' is a bit ambiguous for this simple application. Please be more specific so the right advice can be given. ...Read more

10

10
What to do if I have a history of sinus problem and I will be travelling to nepal soon. Any tips to prevent mountain sickness?

What to do if I have a history of sinus problem and I will be travelling to nepal soon. Any tips to prevent mountain sickness?

Mountain Sickness: Sinus issues generally do not relate to the onset of Acute Mountain Sickness or AMS. Diamox (acetazolamide) 125mg twice a day two days prior to altitude then three more days is considered a drug of choice to prevent AMS. Consider also asking your physician for a prescription for Dexamethsone 4mg in case AMS symptoms occur. ...Read more

13

13
How to cure an ongoing sinus problem?

Please Clarify: Using the word 'problem' is a bit ambiguous for this simple application. Please be more specific so the right advice can be given. ...Read more

14

14
What is the best solution for sinus problem?

What is the best solution for sinus problem?

Right Dx!: The best solution for a sinus problem is to make sure it really is a sinus infection rather than allergies, other types of headaches, or just nasal congestion. So a detailed history with a willing primary md, ent, or even allergist will start your path to getting the right treatment for your problems. ...Read more

15

15
What is the definition or description of: sinus problem?

What is the definition or description of: sinus problem?

Sinus problem: It means nasal congestion, mouth breathing, headache, sinus pressure, acute sinus infection may result in fever as well. ...Read more

16

16
How do I know if I have sinus problem? What are the symptoms?

Sinus problems: Sinusitis often presents with pressure/pain in sinus areas (below & between eyes, forehead), may cause referred pain to back of head, may cause pain/pressure on upper teeth. If sinus drainage passages are swollen shut, pain worsens; fever may ensue. Opening passages with decongestant may allow thick, yellow-green discharge to be blown out. ...Read more

19

19
Apparently I have a bad sinus problem. Can it give you that "feel like passing out" feeling?

Apparently I have a bad sinus problem. Can it give you that "feel like passing out" feeling?

Yes it can: Your inner ear has the balance center which can give you the symptoms see your physician. In the interim use Vicks inhaler, decongestants and anti histamines like claretin or Allegra (fexofenadine) daily. ...Read more

20

20
I have a bad sinus problem whenever I catch cold. Any suggestion on permanent relief for sinus?

I have a bad sinus problem whenever I catch cold. Any suggestion on permanent relief for sinus?

Sinuses: Your sinuses and nose are related, so you need to see an allergist to determine if your sinus problem is related to nasal allergies and maybe an ENT to assess the health of your sinuses. ...Read more

21

21
Can you get headaches from a sinus problem?

Headaches: Yes a sinus infection can cause headaches. ...Read more

22

22
How to figure out if I have a cold or a sinus problem?

Not Difficult: A cold is a runny nose caused by a virus. Sinusitis is a little more serious but starts almost always with a cold.
Rhino-sinusitis has usually the following symptoms. Yellow-green mucus drainage, fullness and pain and pressure in the mask of the face, severe post-nasal drainage, pain between the eyes and above the eyes or on top of the head. Usually you are sicker with a sinus infection. ...Read more

23

23
It is ok for me to swim at night with my sinus problem?

It is ok for me to swim at night with my sinus problem?

Maybe: Is the cause of your sinus problem allergies? If so when this is particularly troubling you could try an antihistamine prior to swimming. If your sinus problems are due to another cause you should be evaluated further at a clinic. I wish you well with your health! ...Read more

24

24
Can having a mild sinus problem cause everything tot taste like salt?

Can having a mild sinus problem cause everything tot taste like salt?

Yes: The material dripping out of the infected sinus onto the back the throat and tongue can produce some strange tastes. ...Read more

25

25
What is the best way to take care of sinus problem without surgeries?

Sinus rinses: Neilmed sinus rinses daily are the best natural way to cure sinus problems without surgery. ...Read more

26

26
Why does my head keep hurting, I don't have sinus problem what could it be?

Why does my head keep hurting, I don't have sinus problem what could it be?

Headache.: There are many causes of headaches in young people. Most of them are minor and can be treated. See your doctor for evaluation. You might be having migraines, which are treatable. ...Read more

28

28
Could sinus problem cause tinnitus?

Could sinus problem cause tinnitus?

Possibly: Sinus infections may also involve the throat, eustachian tubes, and inner ears; so tinnitus is a possibility. Taking too much Aspirin or other salicylate-based NSAID can also lead to oto-toxicity & tinnitus. Read labels of otc sinus meds to prevent taking too much salicylate. ...Read more

29

29
How can you treat a sinus problem that is not a infection?

Congestion?: Neti pots can reduce congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in the morning. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more

30

30
I've lost my taste from some sinus problem or hayfever I really want it back I need it how can I get it back?

I've lost my taste from some sinus problem or hayfever I really want it back I need it how can I get it back?

See doctor: Severe nasal obstruction and/or chronic sinus infection often leads to taste impairment. Talk to your doctor about it. Another possibility is from the brain injury which is very low on the list however. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
3 Doctors shared insights

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