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What is bilaterlal maxillary sinusitis?

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Dr. Neil McLeod
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Both sinuses sick

Bi lateral means occurring on both sides equally.
Sinusitis means an infection of the sinus The Maxillary sinus is the lined boney air space beside the nose and beneath the eye. It can get infected easily, particularly when it is dry, and you are exposed to cigarette smoke for example. If you have sinusitis please see an Ear Nose and Throat specialist and follow their instructions.

In brief: Both sinuses sick

Bi lateral means occurring on both sides equally.
Sinusitis means an infection of the sinus The Maxillary sinus is the lined boney air space beside the nose and beneath the eye. It can get infected easily, particularly when it is dry, and you are exposed to cigarette smoke for example. If you have sinusitis please see an Ear Nose and Throat specialist and follow their instructions.
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Having both sinuses

inflamed. This is the sinuses that's located beneath your cheeks and above your upper teeth area.
They are the most commonly affected sinuses. They are also treatable and managed by PCPs, who eventually refer to ENT surgeons.

In brief: Having both sinuses

inflamed. This is the sinuses that's located beneath your cheeks and above your upper teeth area.
They are the most commonly affected sinuses. They are also treatable and managed by PCPs, who eventually refer to ENT surgeons.
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