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What Does It Mean When Paranasal Sinus Cancer
Sure, but wait: Sinuses are mysteries to people but they are hollow cavities that add to voice quality, but when inflamed, can cause bleeding, drainage, infectiojn, and unusually cancer:frontal, ethmoid, spenoid and maxillary describe locations. The neighboring things are sensitive and important: brain, eyes, ability to smell and taste. Some can be cured, other can be relieved. But it isn't simple. See ent/radonc. ...Read more
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
No cause for alarm: The paranasal sinuses are normal structures in the head. Their are 8, 4 on each side - frontal, maxillary, ethmoid and sphenoid. Their purpose is to warm and humidify inhaled air. They can sometimes become infected and can be easily treated with antibiotics. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Yes, but: Moderate to severe paranasal sinus conditions certainly can cause changes in both senses. Fortunately, if treated effectively - often even only improved - they also improve or return. This can be a painful chronic condition that eludes treatment efforts - or it can be an acute, treatable thing. See an ENT for dx/planning/suggestions. It might help. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Plz explain.minimal to mild chronic appearing paranasal sinus inflammatory changes.mildly increased ethmoid air cells.no acute sinusitis or osseous changes .
Sphenoid/paranasal/maxillary sinus-mild inflammatory mucosal thickening. Poly in maxillry sinus. What does it mean? On biaxin for 14 days.
Sinusitis: What it means is that you have sinus inflammation. It sounds as if you have had a cat scan. My personal feeling is that biaxin is not my drug of choice. If you are asymptomatic, steroids might help to resolve the inflammation which is your immune system trying to cure the virus or allergen that might be causing the sinusitis. If you are asymptomatic, you do not need treatment. ...Read more
1 week of nasal congestion. I understand that symptoms of sinus cancer can mimic that of a cold. Should i see my dr? Sore throat gone no cough.
Nasal Congestion : Very unlikely; much more likely is that the persistent nasal congestion represents residual viral infection or, possibly, a low grade bacterial complication of your cold that involved your sinuses. Do you have a fever? Pain beneath the facial bones above or below the eyes? I suggest a few more days of otc rx, such as saline nasal spray, afrin, decongestants - before you contact your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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