What is frontal sinus?

Forehead sinus. The frontal sinus is the sinus in the forehead.
Forehead sinus. Frontal sinuses are two sinuses in your forehead just above the eyes.

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What's the difference between frontal sinus pressure and pressure from a brain a tumor? Is there a big difference?

Apples and Oranges. Frontal sinus pressure is usually a treatable condition, and symptoms are transient. Brain tumor pressure is persistent, progressive, and a rare condition. Any symptom that last more than 3 weeks and doesn't respond to otc treatments needs medical evaluation. Any condition causing visual changes, speech difficulty, difficulty walking needs immediate workup. Read more...
Location. Usually sinus symptoms will have an association with preceding nasal congestion, or prior history of nasal/sinus symptoms. The sinus pressure can arise in its usual circumstances, following a cold, or during allergy season. Pressure from a brain tumor depends upon the location of the brain tumor, and what structures it exerts pressure upon. It can cause a stroke, hearing or vision loss, etc. Read more...

Soft tissue density is seen at the frontal sinus. What does this indicate?

Need more info. The presence of a density in the frontal sinus on a cat scan may be insignificant. We need more information on the size of the density, whether or not you have symptoms of pain, fullness or pressure in that area of the head. A radiologist may see a density of a few mm. Which is insignificant. Tell us more about the specifics of this density and your symptoms. Read more...

How do you treat frontal sinus hypoplasia?

Frontal sinus. Frontal sinus hypoplasia is a description of the sinus anatomy. It indicates a limited development of a frontal sinus. By itself, it does not indicate any disease and may not require any treatment. If you have symptoms of sinus disease, you should see an otolaryngologist. Read more...

Why does my frontal sinus feel really clogged?

Probably sinusitis. The feeling of "clogged" sinuses is almost always an indication of sinusitis. As the hollow sinuses fill with fluid, it produces pressure on the walls which leads to that sensation. If you have symptoms of infection, an antibiotic can help. If you have allergies, an antihistamine and decongestant may reduce swelling and allow drainage. Consider a HealthTap Concierge visit for evaluation. Read more...

What problems can you have with frontal sinus hypoplasia?

Frontal sinus. Frontal sinus hypoplasia is a description of the sinus anatomy. It indicates a limited development of a frontal sinus. By itself, it does not indicate any disease and may not require any treatment. If you have symptoms of sinus disease, you should see an otolaryngologist. Read more...

What do you suggest if my frontal sinus feels really clogged?

Blocked frontals. Hello. My recommendations are to use a saline wash to remove thickened mucus from your nose. Then use Afrin nasal spray. After spraying, tilt your head back and hang off the edge of your bed. You will feel the medication move towards the frontal sinus opening. Remain in this position for a few minutes. Do this twice daily but no longer than 5 days. This usually does the trick. Read more...

Do osteoma of frontal sinus need operation?

Not necessarily.... If it is not obstructing the ostium, or openning into the nose, it may not need to be removed. Best to consult with yourn otolaryngologist/. Read more...