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Please suggest the best OTC medicine (s) for sinus symptoms management (esp. The headache) and can be used regularly.

Please suggest the best OTC medicine (s) for sinus symptoms management (esp. The headache) and can be used regularly.

OTC meds for Sunuses: Pseduephedrine (Sudafed) is the main decongestant sold OTC, but due to its potential for abuse, it is now stored behind the shelf and u need to ask for it. It can cause increased heart rate and insomnia. u can use nasal sprays to decongest while avoiding the insomnia caused by oral decongestants. Anti allergy meds can be used if they are adding to the congestion otherwise u can skip these ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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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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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

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Do sinus polyps cause symptoms?

Do sinus polyps cause symptoms?

Yes: Depending on the size and the accuracy of the diagnosis, polyps within the sinuses can cause, PND, fullness and pressure in the face and nasal discharge. If the polyps have grown into the nose, symptoms may include nasal blockage and anosmia (smell and taste disturbance). ...Read more

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Tingly facial skin left side, sinus symptom?

Tingly facial skin left side, sinus symptom?

Not necessarily: Sinusitis typically causes pressure or pain to the face. The trigeminal nerve gives sensation to the skin itself, with tingly sensation typically arising from dysfunction of this nerve. I would consult with your physician for this problem. ...Read more

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What are sinus headaches? What are the symptoms?

What are sinus headaches? What are the symptoms?

Pressure, pain: 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. Pressure symptoms may be at the forehead, cheekbones, around the eyes, or between the eyes. Pain may also radiate to the back of the head or upper teeth. ...Read more

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Could you please help me to remove symptoms of sinus allergy?

Could you please help me to remove symptoms of sinus allergy?

Multifactor: Is it year round or seasonal, ? If get rid of allergen, the best, or can block the histamine release by nasalchrome nose spray 4 times a day or singulair (montelukast) or traet symtoms antihistamin and steroid nose spray if infected then antibiotics last one allery shots so go see an allergist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what are sinus headaches and what are the symptoms?

Can you tell me what are sinus headaches and what are the symptoms?

Misnomer: It is a misnomer for migraines because the location of pain happens to be over cheeks or forehead. These so called sinus headaches are intermittent. Pain of sinusitis would be constant pain over the sinus usually associated with fever. It should not be intermittent pain. Simply presence of fluid in the sinus on ct scan is not proof of sinusitis. Draining of sinuses does not control pain but does. ...Read more

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Is there any possibility that there is sinus symptoms related to mvp symptoms?

Is there any possibility that there is sinus symptoms related to mvp symptoms?

Unlikely: Nasal airway sinuses are unrelated. There is a coronary sinus in the heart, and the sinus node in the electrical system and sometimes these terms can be confusing. ...Read more

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Any idea for home treatment for sinus or any other ideas to help remove symptoms?

Any idea for home treatment for sinus or any other ideas to help remove symptoms?

Nasal wash: Hello, my patients who suffer with chronic or recurrent acute sinusitis and use a regular sinus rinse find their symptoms to be better controlled. Sinus pressure is related to a narrowing of the sinus outflow pathways. Afrin nasal spray used twice a day followed by the sinus rinse may work even better. If the symptoms persist despite these maneuvers, then a visit to your ENT may be helpful. ...Read more

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Doctor said blocked sinus but I don't have typical symptoms. Could it stil be blocked sinus?

Doctor said blocked sinus but I don't have typical symptoms. Could it stil be blocked sinus?

Blocked sinus: Blockage of a sinus cavity usually leads to a buildup of mucus and this increased pressure often causes discomfort like headache or cheek discomfort. A ct scan of the paranasal sinuses would show inspissated fluid or thickening of the sinus lining. Some people with fluid in a sinus may have no symptoms. An otolaryngologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. ...Read more

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Do you need to take medication for pots syndrome/ inappropriate sinus tach? High hr is just an annoyance sometimes, don't really have other symptoms

Do you need to take medication for pots syndrome/ inappropriate sinus tach? High hr is just an annoyance sometimes, don't really have other symptoms

Probably not: If you have a diagnosis of pots, the treatment is directed towards symptoms. Pots by itself isn't life threatening, but can be annoying. Lots of fluids throughout the day is also a standard recommendation. If you really aren't symptomatic, why would you take medicine or even carry this diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a sinus headache?

What are symptoms of a sinus headache?

Sinus symptoms: It is headache that is associated with nasal congestion runny nose pressure and pain over sinuses. It may be a dull headache or may be pounding or pressure type. Pain medicines like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or aspirin tend to help ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of sinus infection?

What are the symptoms of sinus infection?

Face and nasal: If you've had a cold for more than 7 days... It's likely a sinus infection. Typical symptoms: headache/facial pain and pressure; nasal stuffiness and congestion; discolored nasal discharge; throat pain; ear pain; tooth pain; fatigue. ...Read more

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