X-Ray Sinus Complete
Paranasal sinuses X-ray
- Frontal sinuses: They are present on the middle of your forehead, above both left and right eyes.
- Maxillary sinuses: These are present under your cheekbones near your upper jaw; they are also the largest sinuses.
- Sphenoid sinuses: These are behind your skull, near your optic nerve and the pituitary gland.
- Ethmoid sinuses: These are in the middle of your eyes, on the bridge of your nose.
- a stuffy nose with white or yellow-green nasal secretions,
- pain or soreness between your eyes, in your forehead, or jaw
- swelling around the middle of your face
- lessened sense of smell
- postnasal drainage
- sore throat
- ear pain
- injury to your sinuses
- an infection
- a hemorrhage
- tumor or other mass
- undergone surgery
- 1. You should remove any metal objects such as jewelry, eyeglasses, dentures or other objects that may impede the test.
- 2. You will have to lie on an X-ray table for the exam, with your head between the X-ray machine and the image detector.
- 3. The X-ray technician may use a foam piece to hold your head still and cover the lower section of your body with a lead shield.
- 4. You will be asked to hold still for a few moments while the X-ray is taken. It is vital to remain motionless during the procedure since movement may affect the image's quality.
- 5. A sinus X-ray may require you to be in several positions, which may be painful or uncomfortable if you are injured or have had surgery recently.
- nasal endoscopy or rhinoscopy
- blood tests
- MRI or CT scan
- sinus puncture
- bacteria culture
Frequently ordered together
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- Respiratory Infections
- Complicated urinary tract infections
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- Acute And Chronic Conditions
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- High Blood Pressure
- High Cholesterol
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