Sinus Cavities

How to Treat a Fungal Infection of the Sinus Cavity

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What is fungal infection of sinus cavity: The inflammation of the paranasal sinuses is defined as Sinusitis. Sinusitis may be due to various reasons like allergy, infection, or autoimmune diseases. When the cause of Sinusitis is infection, it may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. Inflammation or infection of the sinuses by fungi is defined as […]

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What to Do About a Mucous Cyst in the Sinus Cavity

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What is a mucous cyst? Mucous cysts are sacs in the inner surface of the skin. These are known as Mucoceles when they occur in sinus cavity. Mucoceles contain a clear fluid. Mucoceles are painless, stretchable and soft in nature. The fluid is sterile in nature and when the cyst busts, it releases the golden […]

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Overview of the Sphenoid Sinus Cavity

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What is sphenoid sinus cavity? Sphenoid sinus cavity is a hollow or pocket like structure present at the centre of skull. Most of the time their sizes varies from person to person, however, the average measurements of sphenoid sinus cavity are height-2.2 cm; breadth-2 cm; antero-posterior depth-2.2 cm. Sphenoid sinus cavities are found in paired […]

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What to Do With an Inflamed Sinus Cavity

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What is an inflammation of sinus cavity? The inflammation of various sinus cavities is a medical condition which is known as sinusitis. There are multiple reasons like allergic problems, infections, or may be autoimmune disorders associated with inflammation of sinus cavities. The most harmful and widely happening sinusitis is because of infections. The infections may […]

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What to Do for a Clogged Sinus Cavity

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What is clogged sinus cavity? Clogged sinus cavity is a blockage of nasal canal due to many reasons. It is also known as nasal blockage, nasal congestion, nasal obstruction, and stuffy nose. Usually the membrane lining of nasal canal becomes swollen due to inflammation of blood vessels and a result is nasal congestion. Signs and […]

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About Infected Sinus Cavities

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What is infection of sinus cavity? When sinus cavity is attacked by various pathogenic microorganisms, it leads to microbial growth on nasal fluids. This process is called infection of nasal cavity. This infection may occur due to bacteria, virus and fungus. Most of the cases are found with viral infections. Sinusitis is a medical condition […]

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Tooth Roots in Sinus Cavity

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There are times when complications arise due to the presence of tooth roots in the sinus cavity. The sinuses are air filled spaces which are present inside the skull. These air filled spaces are prone to infections and one of the causes for these infections might be the presence of tooth roots inside the maxillary […]

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Possible Fluids in Sinus Cavities

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A breach in the bony barrier between the sinus cavity and the anterior or middle cranial fosse can lead to a leakage of the Cerebro-spinal fluid which accumulates in the sinus cavity. The presence of the para-nasal sinuses anatomically is such that they lie very close to the base of the skull and many types […]

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Treating a Fractured Sinus Cavity

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A fractured sinus cavity is a common finding when there is a case of a head injury due to a fall or an accident. The maxilla is not a very strong bone and is very prone to fractures due to its built. However many times fractures of the sinus cavity may also go un-noticed due […]

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What is an Abscess in the Sinus Cavity

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An abscess is an accumulation of pus which is formed due an infection. It can occur anywhere in the human body and the sinus cavity is no exception as it communicates with various areas via tracts. Abscesses can be formed in the sinus cavity due to infection by bacteria or viruses. Sometimes even a case […]

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