The nasal passageways are filled with thin mucus produced by the sinuses. The nose stays clean and free of bacteria thanks to this drainage. Fluid can clog the sinuses, which are typically filled with air. At the point when that occurs, microbes can develop and cause disease.
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I have very bad sinus pressure and a headache. Can it be due to intake of Hydralazine?
Query: Hello doctor, I just started taking Hydralazine 25 mg three times a day yesterday. Today, I started feeling jittery with a very bad sinus pressure and a headache. My blood pressure is down to 115/75 after being at 145/93. My heart rate has increased to 90. I feel very cold like I have a fever, and a... Read Full »
Dr. Satpute Ganeshkumar Suresh
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, these are the side effects of Hydralazine. In my opinion, 25 mg thrice a day is a high dose. The tachycardia and dizziness are also because of excess diuresis by Hydralazine. Discuss with your doctor regarding changing the dose to 25 mg once a day. Take pl... Read Full »
How to treat sinus issue with runny nose, throat pain and sneezing?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years old. I have sinus issues like night time colorless running nose for about one to two hours. I also have throat pain and sneezing. Problem increases if I have milk or cold food. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. To start with if you have throat pain with fever and cough or weakness in the body, please consider going to a Coronavirus OPD to get tested. Considering the present times, it is possible. Now assuming that you do not have the above symptoms, it is very likely that ... Read Full »
Please explain the findings of my CT scan.
Query: Hello doctor, I recently got my test results back, but was not able to get any feedback yet. I had periodontal disease and my CT scan showed maxillary and sphenoid sinusitis. Therefore, I went to an ENT specialist for imaging. My findings include mucosal thickening in the right sphenoid sinus, as we... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, let me tell you a few things. CT scan shows soft tissue density based on which we predict the underlying disease correlating clinically.Ideally, the patient is assessed clinically and CT is advised to arrive at a diagnosis or probable diagnosis. On the other... Read Full »