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My head MRI showed a small retention cyst in the sphenoid sinus.Headaches and dizziness last week hence the mri.Smoker, sleep apnea from time to time.?

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Dr. David Jakubowicz
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: MRI very sensitive

Just because you have something in the sinus, it does not mean it is the cause of your symptoms.
Retention cysts are common. Does light or sound bother you when you have the headache? Do you have visual changes before the headache comes? If so you may have migraine.

In brief: MRI very sensitive

Just because you have something in the sinus, it does not mean it is the cause of your symptoms.
Retention cysts are common. Does light or sound bother you when you have the headache? Do you have visual changes before the headache comes? If so you may have migraine.
Dr. David Jakubowicz
Dr. David Jakubowicz
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Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Dentistry

In brief: Address sleep apnea

And quit smoking-both asap.
The retention cyst is basically irrelevant unless it blocks natural drainage of the structure.

In brief: Address sleep apnea

And quit smoking-both asap.
The retention cyst is basically irrelevant unless it blocks natural drainage of the structure.
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
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