Computed tomography (CT) scan of the face shows the paranasal sinuses. It provides multiple cross-sectional images of the nasal sinuses. It helps diagnose sinusitis, fluid-filled sinuses, tumor in the sinuses, etc.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am getting one-sided headache. I do not get them often. They are behind my right eye and temple area. Now this time I am also fighting with heavy cold and cough. It came on late morning today and it hurts more when I cough or shake my head or bend over. Prior to this, I had the same hea... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on what you have told, this is more likely to be due to sinusitis. Sinuses are small air filled cavities in your skull bone. They can get infected and when they are infected, you will get headaches behind eyes. Such headaches will be more common during cold and cou... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, This is regarding the health of my 50-year-old mother, who is not keeping well for the past six months. She has been complaining of headaches for the past five to six months, which have been constant with heaviness around her forehead and the area between the eyes and the nose. We got... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just went through your query regarding your mother's health. The complaints could be due to sinusitis. She will need further testing to confirm it. Until then, I suggest the following: Please start Furamist nasal spray (Fluticasone topical) once a day for... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have had a CT scan done of my sinuses. I would like a second opinion as to the severity of the findings and the best next step if you think that is needed. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand that you are a 66-year-old woman with runny nose problem and headaches, worsened over last few years, been there ever since you moved to new place. Your CT scan suggests there is some inflammatory changes in the sinuses (the exact sinuses as described in t... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I found that my nose was blocked. The doctor diagnosed it as sinus block. I first took Otrivin drops and Moxiflox (antibiotic). As there is no improvement, I am taking Nasonex and Zyrtec. Please give your opinion. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your treatment is correct. The Nasonex (Mometasone furoate) spray removes the inflammation, and Zyrtec (Cetirizine) will eliminate the allergic component. Continue the medicines as advised. If the problem is getting repeated and present for more than three months, then it... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I have a headache, swallowing tightness and an odd feeling when putting the finger on the back of my tongue (not soreness), left shoulder blade ache, and nasal stuffiness. I cannot find out what the problem is. I have seen a gastro doctor, who has done two endoscopies. The second time wit... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I have an issue that has been ongoing now for six months. It all started 4 years ago when I woke up with my right eye blood shot.I was not hit or I do not recall any type of injury that caused this. My eye doctor sent me to a specialist. They could not see inside the eye for the blood. ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi,Welcome back to icliniq.com.I would like to know if you have got a CT scan done of your sinuses. If yes, then kindly share the films with me. If not, then please get it done. Sinuses are basically hollow facial bone, which cannot be seen or examined. To rule out any condition of sinus, CT scan is... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18 year old female. My height is 167 cm and weight is 53 kg. I have had headaches and pain in the eyes for the last two days. My nose has been blocked for about a week now and every time I blow my nose, my head hurts a lot. It also hurts when I shake my head. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query. I believe you are suffering from sinusitis. The drainage from the bony sinuses is blocked due to blockage of the nose and this is causing a headache. I suggest you consult an ENT (ear, nose and throat specialist), who will recommend an X-r... Read Full »