What's left maxillary sinusitis?

Infection. It is an infection of the maxillary sinus on your left side.
Under left eye. The maxillary sinuses are paired air containing cavities (sinuses) below the eyes and above the teeth. The left maxillary sinus therefore is an inflammation of the left air containing cavity above the teeth and below the eye in the left side of the face.
Maxillary sinusitis. Hello. Left maxillary sinusitis refers to the sinuses that live in our cheeks of the face. Below your left eye.
Sinus infection. The maxillary sinus is one of the 4 pairs of paranasal (around the nose) sinuses. The maxillary sinuses are under the cheeks. Infection in the left maxillary sinus is called left maxillary sinusitis.

Related Questions

I got CT scan done today, report reads left maxillary sinusitis seen. I get headaches everyday, even when I don't have cold. How can I reduce them?

Depends. Your headaches may or may not have anything to do with the maxillary sinusitis speak to your doctor. Treatment with antibiotics may eliminate the sinusitis. If your headaches go away the sinusitis is responsible. Read more...
ENT. You need to consult with a ENT specialist for evaluation and management. The head aches may or may not be sinus related. The can help you determine and recommend treatment. Read more...
Sinus headaches. Sinus headaches are likely to be secondary to nasal allergies, you need to get these under control to stop developing recurrent sinus infections, you need a nasal spray. If you have an allergist around you, you should see one. Read more...
A Rose NOT as Rose. Just because you have sinusitis and headaches does not automatically mean that one causes the other. Headaches are common, and can have many origins including muscle tension, high blood pressure, migraine, and so forth. See your physician and let him or her get to the cause. Read more...

What is bilaterlal maxillary sinusitis?

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. Read more...
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. Read more...

What is bilaterlal maxillary sinusitis?

Maxillary Sinusitis. In short : Infection of both of your cheek sinus regions. There are several sinus areas of the face. The maxillary sinuses are the ones located in your cheek bones, Bilateral refers to both sides. Read more...

What to do if I have right maxillary sinusitis. What is the best antibacterial to keep it under control for long time?

ENT doc. Antibiotics are not usually the best long term option for chronic or recurrent maxillary sinusitis. Usually there is a structural problem that needs to be corrected. See an ENT doc. Read more...

What can be done for acute maxillary sinusitis?

Many things. Clear the nose with saline rinses, using a bulb syringe or neti pot. Promote drainage from the sinuses with decongestants - either oral (tablets) or topical (nasal sprays). If symptoms persist for more than a week, get evaluated by your physician for whether an antibiotic might be appropriate for you. Read more...
Antibiotics. Can be treated with antibiotics. However have your doctor evaluate you to make sure there is no other issues along with the sinusitis. Read more...

Can chronic maxillary sinusitis cause drowsiness, foggy feeling?

Maxillary Sinusitis. Greetings. Yes, chronic sinusitis can indeed cause fatigue, drowsiness and feeling like you are "in a fog". Our immune system is stressed with a sinus infection and thus is weakened. Over the counter saline nasal/sinus rinse 2-3 x/day the follow your evening dose with a steroid nasal spray as directed. This will help reduce inflammation. If after 5 days, your still ill, see your doctor. Read more...

I was prescribed prednisone 20mg for acute right maxillary sinusitis for 3 days. Is this safe to take or is there another alternative? I've heard terr

Maybe. You have 2 good choices: follow his/her advice OR get some other advice. Either way, you need a trained/competent provider personally you; if you don't like what you're hearing, get a 2nd opinion. You may find the providers agree outright OR you may find a preferred alternative. Try an ENT or OMFS. Read more...

Does maxillary sinusitis mean there is a tooth infection?

Maxillary infection. No, not necessarily. Deep root infections of the upper teeth can lead to maxillary sinus infection, but not always. More likely your maxillary sinusitis evolved from inadequate sinus clearance of mucus and associated bacteria. Read more...
No. An infected tooth is a whole different kettle of fish. The maxillary sinuses are in your cheek areas, above /behind the teeth. That's not to say a severe dental infection couldn't get up into the maxillary sinuses - it can. But you can have perfectly healthy teeth and develop a maxillary sinus infection. This is particularly true for those of us who have seasonal allergies and it's ragweed season! Read more...
No. Sinusitis is inflammation of the sinus, and is not necessarily caused by a tooth infection. Read more...
No, sinus infection. also called sinusitis, is an inflammation of the sinuses and nasal passages. It is certainly possible that an infected tooth, usually the first maxillary molar, can cause a sinusitis. Both infections are treatable with a predictable positive outcome. Hope it helps. Read more...