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What does it mean when ur xray report says absent left frontal sinus thanks?

Clarify with Radiolo. This may mean they can not visualize the r frontal sinus on your x-ray, (but the definitive answer would come from discussing with the radiologist to find exactly what they meant by that description). Read more...

Mri showed a 3cm polyp in the floor of the left maxillary sinus and a 1cm lipoma in the left frontal sinus. I have eye problems. What does this mean?

Probably unrelated. Benign growths confined to the sinuses wouldn't cause eye problems. You may need treatment for the growths, which would be referral to an ENT surgeon who can remove them. Talk to your doctor, the one who ordered the mri. Read more...
See an ent. Please seek an evaluation from an ear nose n throat specialist as soon a possible. Read more...

How can I get rid of this pain in my left frontal sinus?

Sinus headache. Hello, i would recommend taking otc ibuprophen as directed. You could add Acetaminophen as well. This could resolve this pain. If it persists, see your doctor. It could be a sinusitis needing an antibiotic. Read more...

I got permanent left maxillary sinus due to septum and allergies. But my left frontal sinus hurts too. Is it all one system?

Yes. And what causes a problem in one side can cause it on the other, better get evaluated by an allergist/ENT, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck. Read more...

Small nasal polyp on bottom of left frontal sinus and polyp in left maxillary floor. Could these polyps cause unusual tastes with increased mucus?

Yes. They can block drainage and induce chronic infection, which can then bring about other pathology. See your doctor; you may need to see an ENT for surgical correction of this problem. Read more...
Perhaps but. If these were diagnosed on a ct scan, i would wager that the findings may actually be more consistent with mucus retention cyst or mucosal thickening rather than polyp. See an ENT who can perform an endoscopic evaluation in the office for appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Polyps may cause increased nasal discharge. Read more...

Minor Musocal thickening within the left frontal sinus, the ethmoid air cells and right maxillary atrium found in MRI scan, have bad frontal headaches?

Sinus. If the headaches are on that left side you may have frontal sinus outflow tract obstruction. Warm mist, ibuprofen and an OTC nasal steroid spray will help. Hope you feel better. Read more...
Mucosal thickening. What you are describing is completely normal with incidental finding of mucosal thickening on MRI. It is very common to see mild sinus mucosal thickening on MRI. It is not diagnostic of sinus infection or sinus obstruction. The cause of your headache is unlikely to be related to your sinuses. Read more...

I had a CT scan which identified a nasal polyp on both sides and in the left frontal sinus. It's size is 22mm. How long can I wait with the surgery?

Depends. Although cancer needs be ruled out, it is a very rare occurrence. If you have no symptoms such as recurrent sinus infections, just repeat the ct in another 6 months to assess any progression in their sizes. If you do have repeated sinus infections, then they probably need be removed . Be sure that you don't have Aspirin exacerbated rhinitis. Read more...
Can't examine you. Can't see your scan. Ask the professionals that know you best, your PCP or your ENT Specialist. Know that the longer you wait, the larger the neoplasm grows, the more it will erode surrounding tissues, the longer and harder the surgery and the post surgical recovery. Read more...