Sinusitis

Inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses is called sinusitis. It can be caused by common cold, allergic rhinitis, nasal polyps, and deviated septum. The symptoms include runny nose, loss of smell, facial pressure, fever, bad breath, and dental pain.

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Kindly explain nasal CT scan taken for rebound congestion in nostril.

Query: Hi doctor, My nasal CT Scan reports say: Deviation of the nasal septum to the left side with a septal spur on the left side impinging left interior turbinate visualized. Inferior turbinate hypertrophy visualized on both sides. Mild middle turbinate hypertrophy visualized on both sides. Mild bi...  Read Full »


Dr. Subhadeep Karanjai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let me help you understand your report point by point. Deviated nasal septum means the midline partition dividing your nose into two cavities is not straight. It is deviated to the left side. Inferior turbinate is a small curved bone in the side of the nasal cavity. ...  Read Full »

Why do I have trouble pronouncing words and restricted voice due to mucus in throat?

Query: Hi doctor,I have been having trouble pronouncing words correctly and feel that my voice is restricted due to mucus in my throat. There are certain times, especially when I am eating when I have a runny nose, and this is when I find that it is much easier to speak freely and maintain a consistent voi...  Read Full »


Dr. Subhadeep Karanjai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have mentioned, your primary complaint is excessive mucus in the throat leading to you having trouble pronouncing words. Your voice gets better when you are eating, or have a runny nose, or on sucking a hard candy. All these things have one thing in common tha...  Read Full »

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