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What Specialists Do I See For Sinus Problems
GO to ENT: Use neilmed rinse with saline solution into your nostrils. You may use decongestants ( phenylephrine) in pills or nasal spray. Also a nasal cortisone spray twice daily ( flonase, Nasonex (mometasone) etc) may be helpful. If there is fever with facial pressure may be an antibiotic may help. If you are desperate go to ent. Most of the time there is an allergic component req. Antihistamines or cortisone in pill. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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: Most primary care providers can help with sleeping problems because it is very common. ...Read more
Many : First try the over the counter meds. A Sinus rinse is great (saline to flush out the nasal passages). Mucinex (guaifenesin) is a good medicine to loosen mucus. Sudafed is a good decongestant. Nasacourt is a good Nasal steroid spray that is available over the counter. If these things don't work, you need to be seen ...Read more
Chronic sinusitis: Hello. Sinusitis can be chronic on nature or recurring acute infections that return to baseline between infections. This can be caused by abnormal anatomy, problems with your immune system, allergy, exposures, this list can go on and on. See your ENT doctor for guidance and treatment. ...Read more
Adenoids: You do mean adenoids that are associated with your tonsils, if so then i suggest an ent. ...Read more
Visit Painspot.com: www.painspot.com will lead you through a series of questions based on where you feel your pain, and then provide a list of possible causes and information about them. You can print that out and take it to your health provider, or a rheumatologist (arthritis specialist). The main thing is not to miss a serious crippling arthritis, like rheumatoid arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis. ...Read more
Advise seeing an ENT: The best advice is to see an ENT. Then the symptoms can be considered along with an exam. May lead to a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Dental professional: Seek out a dental professional who is comfortable with diagnosis and treatment of jaw pain. Usually this will fall under the general dentist or orthodontist specialty. As an orthodontist, i treat many TMJ cases each year. Usually starting with splint therapy to diagnose and treat the pain. Braces are frequently used to rearrange the teeth to support the good TMJ function after splint therapy. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Chronic Sinusitis: An ENT can confirm the diagnosis and implement aggressive medical treatments including allergy testing and treatment if suspected and if necessary perform sinuplasty or surgical procedures to reestablish proper drainage of the obstructed sinuses. ...Read more
What tests do I need to find out whether I have any neurological problem or weakness. Whom should I consult? Please help.
No tests necessary : No tests are necessary without a principle neurological complaint, such as headaches, weakness or numbness. A physician can screen you for neurological problems with a neurological physical exam. Abnormalities on exam are typically followed up with imaging. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have severe back and neck problems. I am looking for an answer other than surgery. ayurveda?
Back/neck pain: Have you been evaluated by an osteopath, chiropractor or someone who specializes in back pain? You could also consider acupuncture and physical therapy as options. Certainly no one wants surgical intervention unless there are no other options. Prolotherapy can help to stabilize the connective tissues decrease pain and may be an option. Good Luck! ...Read more
What to do if I have problems with recurrent sinus infection pain! not sure what my next step should be, help!?
Explanation: The most important part of a tmj/tmd evaluation is an explanation of what tmj/tmd is and a thorough history discussion with the dentist/tmj specialist. In my office, we have free consultations where a thorough history is discussed. This helps determine a potential treatment plan. You may not receive treatment or therapy at your first visit...Educating you is imperative. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
How can I get a correct the diagnosis of sinus infection or dental problem and what specialists do I need to talk to?
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