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How can I tell between csfcleak and sinutus?

How can I tell between csfcleak and sinutus?

Handkerchief sign: If nasal discharge is from sinuses will stiffen the handkerchief or paper tissue, CSF will only moisten it, will behave like water. ...Read more

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When bending over & wearing glasses, I experience pain behind my ears. I suffer from sinutus (sp?) - could this be a symptom of that or something more

When bending over & wearing glasses, I experience pain behind my ears. I suffer from sinutus (sp?) - could this be a symptom of that or something more

I do not think so: Sinus Congestion and Allergic Rhinitis can be treated with Steam Inhalation using Menthol, Turmeric and Ginger tea if you have Post nasal Drip.
OTC Ibuprofen will aso help the headache. Short trial of Anti histaminic would help your allergy symptoms ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: in situ?

What is the definition or description of: in situ?

In situ: Means localosed in place. Medical terms is for carcinoma "localized and did not spread out"
it is really description of precancerous condition with bad name that disturbs many patients. Carcinoma in situ is not a killer. If left untreated will develop into invasive cancer within a time, . ...Read more

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Is having an ivc in-situ an example of an "invasive procedure"?

Is having an ivc in-situ an example of an "invasive procedure"?

Insertion is: Insertion of the ivc is an invasive procedure yes. In situ just means it is there - often will be stated that way in imaging. ...Read more

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What is sinutis?

What is sinutis?

Infection of sinuses: Sinusitis is an infection of the sinuses. Typically a bacterial sinusitis can follow a cold and results in similar symptoms to a cold that last longer, including runny nose, headache, and nasal congestion. Allergies are also a major cause. ...Read more

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Best food for sinus?

Best food for sinus?

Clean Air: Keep it clean and more fresh air. If its infected then you may need short course of antibiotics and sinus lavage. ...Read more

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What's situs inversus?

What's situs inversus?

Reversal of organs: The body has a normal orientation of our internal organs, both in the chest and the abdomen. Heart is in the left chest. Stomach is in the left upper quadrant, etc. In situs inversus the organs are oriented in a mirror image. They will function normal. Tests may need to be done to confirm that organs are indeed a complete mirror image otherwise a risk of malrotation may exist. ...Read more

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How to cure sinitus?

Initial treatment: Is humidifier, decongestant, removal of offending agent. If that doesn't work, antibiotics or sinus irrigation. Then trial of steroids. And some people even need surgery. An ENT specialist is the one you need to see for an opinion. ...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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Symptoms of sinusitus?

Symptoms of sinusitus?

Several: Major symptoms are infected drainage, nasal blockage, and facial discomfort. Minor symptoms are smell disturbance, facial swelling-redness-tenderness, upper dental discomfort, cough, fever. Viral and bacterial infections have the same symptoms but viral ones resolve over 10-14 days but bacterial infections either worsen over time or plateau and persist for 3-4 weeks. ...Read more

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What is situs inversus?

What is situs inversus?

Reversed: Means site inverted or side switched!
can be partial- or complete.
Example heart in right chest or appendix in left lower abdomen or both! ...Read more

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How do I cure my sinus?

How do I cure my sinus?

Sinus: Your sinus is a normal structure in your body used for breathing. You can't cure yourself of it. But if you think you have an infection or other problem then you should see a doctor for an evaluation and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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What can cause sinusitus?

What can cause sinusitus?

Nasal swelling: Anything that clogs the nose can block the sinuses. Common causes of nasal swelling include upper respiratory tract infections (colds) and allergies. Once the sinuses cannot drain, bacteria can accumulate in the sinuses and increase in large enough numbers to cause the symptoms of infection. The bacteria can come from various sources, including the nasopharyx and the adenoids that reside there. ...Read more

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What is a sinus puncture?

What is a sinus puncture?

Small opening: A small opening is made into sinus either through the mouth via the maxillary gums (above them) or through the nose. Usually done to aspirate fluid or get a culture. ...Read more

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What causes situs inversus?

Not sure: No known cause. It occurs in utero can be associated with some syndromes. ...Read more

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How to get relief from sinus?

Steam: Steam is one way. Hot water over the face from the shower opens the sinuses for relief for a bit. Also some nasal sprays will help. If problems persist. See doctor ...Read more

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How is situs inversus treated?

How is situs inversus treated?

No treatment: Situs inversus is merely a mirror image relationship of internal organs. It occurs about 1:8000 people. It is normally asymptomatic. But doctors need to be made aware of it in case of surgery or to avoid confusion when illness does arise. It does not need treatment. ...Read more

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What's situs inversus totalis?

What's situs inversus totalis?

Reversal of organs: Mirror image location of chest and abdominal organs. Usually harmless. ...Read more

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Sinus can affect your eyesight?

Sinus can affect your eyesight?

Yes: Yes. Severe sinus infections can cause blurred vision either due to headache/ pain symptoms or in severe cases direct involvement of the optic nerve or orbit. ...Read more

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What are the signs of sinusitus?

What are the signs of sinusitus?

Nasal: Nasal congestion, discolored mucous, decreased smell and taste, cough, headache, dental pain or pressure - usually following an upper respiratory infection or cold. ...Read more

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How can I remove sinus disease?

Sinus problems: Best to be evaluated by your doctor to diagnose your sinus problem and get treatment. If it is caused by allergies, finding and removing the source of allergen (what you are allergic to) is very important. ...Read more

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What does " sinus disease" mean?

What does " sinus disease" mean?

Paranasal Sinuses: The paranasal sinuses, or simply - sinuses - are cavities within the bones of your skull that lighten the skull and allow air and sound to resonate. The sinuses also naturally function to clean particles and filter air.
Sinus disease indicates an abnormality in these normal/natural processes. Most commonly, there can be an anatomical or structural blockage, allergy, inflammation... ...Read more

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What sinus flush is best to use?

What sinus flush is best to use?

Sinus flush: Hello, I usually recommend neilmed products. They have a squeeze bottle delivery device that is quite effective at rinse and irrigation. Also the premixed packets are very easy to use. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What can. U do for sinus headach?

What can. U do for sinus headach?

Confirm Diagnosis: Sinus headaches are actually pretty rare-most are really migraine. You need to get worked up by a doctor. Their treatment is very different. It is possible to reduce how often and how bad your headaches are with different kinks of medicine. ...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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Can u take sinus pill and therflu?

Can u take sinus pill and therflu?

Depends: Look at the LABELS!! Generally its NOT a good idea to "MIX" Over the Counter (OTC) medications since they often contain the SAME chemicals!!!!!! ...Read more

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What can o take for my sinus or do?

What can o take for my sinus or do?

Sinus: We all have sinuses. Antihistamines are useful if bothered by allergies. Antibiotics are not recommended for acute mild-to-moderate infection (http://www. Choosingwisely. Org/clinician-lists/american-academy-family-physicians-antibiotics-for-sinusitis/). Nasal steroids may be useful. See if you can determine if any environmental allergens then avoid them. ...Read more

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What can I do for stopped up sinus's?

What can I do for stopped up sinus's?

Prob not sinuses: Nasal congestion is often confused with sinus congestion. If you are having trouble breathing through your nose you can try an otc decongestant antihistine combination with or without nasal saline. Stay away from decongestant nasal sprays as these are very addictive. If simple measures fail to give you relief you may have a viral or bacterial infection. At that point best to see your md. ...Read more

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