Sinuses

What is Sinuses?

Paranasal sinuses are a group of four paired air-filled spaces that surround the nasal cavity (maxillary sinuses), above the eyes (frontal sinuses), between the eyes (ethmoidal sinuses), and behind the ethmoids (sphenoidal sinuses). The sinuses are named for the facial bones in which they are located.

Questions and answers on "Sinuses"

I have just cleaned out my sinuses with an over the counter solution. after blowing my nose there was a little bit of blood on it. what could be the cause?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It is traumatic

Detailed Answer:
Hello, Thank you for posting your question on Health Care Magic.
The little bit of blood you had after cleaning your sinuses and blowing your nose most probably is due to trauma.
Please wait for a while and put your nose in sniffing position it...

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thank you...yes I am going to my dentist this Wednesday to lower 2nd molar removed. am on antibiotics starting yesterday. I was not aware of the fact that lower tooth could affect my sinuses as well. what do you think?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Lower teeth Infection does not effect sinuses

Detailed Answer:
Hi.
Thanks for the query..

Lower teeth infection is not responsible for sinus infection rather upper teeth might be.
The roots of upper jaw teeth lies in close proximity with the floor of the maxillary sinus and...

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I always have pain in head above ears. I think it's due to sinus. How to deal with it

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Brief Answer:
Sinuses can be assessed with tests

Detailed Answer:
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Thanks for posting your query at HealthcareMagic.

If you feel that you have congested sinuses then an ENT specialist can evaluate your condition.

Such type of pain can be associated with other conditions like stress, ear...

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when to operate on sinuses of valsalva --how big

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Brief Answer:
Size of 4.5 - 5 cm is threshold for surgery

Detailed Answer:
Thank you for asking

I read your question and i understand your concern. I believe you mean aortic sinuses aneurysms and the indication for operation of the aneurysms is the diameter of the sinus. If its 4.5 to 5 cm or...

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cough that causes a headache

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Brief Answer:
Could be due to sinusitis

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

Your complainants could be due to sinusitis which is an infection of sinuses, the air pockets contained in our skull. It is most often caused due to viral although occasionally there is a superadded...

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Was on antibiotic for strep. I also got a cough with this, and sinuses draining. It has been 2 weeks and still have cough which is now very loose. How long will cough last, and could cough be from post nasal drip?

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Brief Answer:
Post nasal drip

Detailed Answer:
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic and thanks for putting up the query
Cough is probably due to the post nasal drip which is usually caused by a nasal pathology like sinusitis.
You should get a x-ray paranasal sinuses done
Take a fluticasone nasal spray...

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My husband has headache from his eyes over the top of his head, his eyes hurt, his sinuses are swilken, his breathing bad , extremely fatigued, his eyes hurt. what is going on? His heart speeds up, slows down, skips beats and they say there is nothing wrong with him. can you give some insight please?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Sinusitis to consider, besides arythmia.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thanks for using HCM.

I have read your question and understand your concerns.

In my opinion, headaches, swollen sinuses, bad breath, and eyes hurting may be linked to conditions such sinusitis.

Arythmia may be a...

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I have severe pain in the area of my sinuses when I bend down to fix my shoe or pick up something off the floor....don't have a cold, or any congestion,
even hurts somewhat when I blink my eyes.....

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Flonase and antihistamine

Detailed Answer:
hi there,

Sorry to hear about your current situation. It sounds like you might have fluid it in your sinuseswhich is causing your pain. As you bend over, if you would can shift giving you that pain sensation.

I would recommend starting some...

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I have tenderness under/on my eyebrow. Is it a sinus thing or a bone issue? It has been there awhile and doesn't hurt unless I touch it. I haven't had an injury there that I recall, but months ago may have gotten a head butt from a toddler? I don't know. My sinuses seem clear.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Supraorbital pain

Detailed Answer:
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic and thanks for putting up the query
Pain over eyebrows is usually due to sinusitis or localised lesion or neuralgia.
Get a x-ray paranasal sinuses done and send me the reports so that I can suggest you better.
Is...

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My sinuses are normal ?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Query sinusitis

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Welcome to Healthcare Magic and thanks for putting up the query
The x-ray attached is an orthopantomogram. It doesn't show sinuses. Only the base of both maxillary sinuses is visible which seems to be completely normal. Please get a x-ray...

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