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Board: Sinus Problems 08-04-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,711
Posted By Essica
Re: Allergy/Sinus?

Hi,

its never been mentioned to me by gp or ent.

Ive always suffered from acidy stomach but never had blocked nostrils from it before.

When im in bed it draina from nostril to nosrril. Had...
Board: Sinus Problems 08-04-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,711
Posted By Essica
Allergy/Sinus?

I have had mild chronic sinusitis in the past. A scan in September showed mild to moderate sinusitis which my GP said was pretty normal, most of us aparently have it. Then 2 months ago I had a scan...
Board: Endometriosis 06-19-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,840
Posted By Essica
Re: severe endometriosis

I have endometreosis and I have been prescribed the combined pill, has she ever been offered this by her doctor?
Board: Sinus Problems 03-29-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,208
Posted By Essica
Re: I could do with some advice re sinusitis

I guess i shud b reassured ive no green from my nose or fever and gp said my white cell count was normal so therefore no infection.

Think i must have abit of a cold off my children coz im not...
Board: Sinus Problems 03-28-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,208
Posted By Essica
Re: I could do with some advice re sinusitis

Thanks for your replies.

What I dont understand is why do they keep givin me anti bs when they say its not infected as such??

My ENT is very good, ive seen 2 and they both say the same thing...
Board: Sinus Problems 03-26-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,208
Posted By Essica
I could do with some advice re sinusitis

I went to ENT yesterday and had a good chat with him. I had a CT scan last september which showed mild chronic sinusitis, ENT said thats what the people who report the CT scan say but as an ENT...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 03-24-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 21,110
Posted By Essica
Re: Bleeding from nostril

I went to my GP yesterday, had some bloods taken and today I was told my full blood count was normal and that the white cell count was 6.5, aparently normal range is 4-11, am I right in thinking then...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 03-23-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 21,110
Posted By Essica
Re: Bleeding from nostril

I went to see GP today, nostril still bleeding, she said I have a nostril infection. She said as I had no fever and the snot from my nose is clear that I don't have a sinus infection.

My left...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 03-16-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 21,110
Posted By Essica
Re: Bleeding from nostril

So would you say the bleeding sounds like its from the piece of bone which seperates the nostrils, septum is it?? thats where when I pick the dryness (sorry tmi) it then starts the bleeding.

If...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 03-16-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 21,110
Posted By Essica
Re: Bleeding from nostril

Thanks doly. If the nostril only bleeds when i remove the layer up the nostril that feels and looks like bloody mucus is it more likely from heat and its a scab causin the blood?

Ive no snot at...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 03-16-2009, 04:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 21,110
Posted By Essica
Re: Bleeding from nostril

hi, how does the sinus rinse bottle work to flush them out? Does it jyst go up the nose? When i do it i get no mucus comin out at all, does this men its clear?ive no coloured drainage at all? Does...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 03-15-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 21,110
Posted By Essica
Re: Bleeding from nostril

Thanks again for your replies,

Some times during the day I feel fine, nostril feels clear, then other times it feels abit stuffed up? especially upon waking.

The bleeding is definately from a...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 03-12-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 21,110
Posted By Essica
Re: Bleeding from nostril

Thanks doly, i appreciate ur replies. So do u suffer daily? Do u hav chronic sinusitis?

The reason im concerned is i havent even had a cold recently or been unwell but the gp thought the bleeding...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 03-12-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 21,110
Posted By Essica
Re: Bleeding from nostril

Thanks Doly,

I am rinsing with a sinus rinse bottle and sachets it comes with twice daily.

Will this blockage eventually come out and will the antibiotics kill it? will they encourage it to...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 03-12-2009, 03:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 21,110
Posted By Essica
Re: Bleeding from nostril

Thanks Doly.

I am rinsing every morning and I have upped the spray to twice a day, its nasonex.

I have 1 day left of antibiotics and if I am honest I feel so tired, not ill just exhausted. Are...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 03-06-2009, 05:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 21,110
Posted By Essica
Bleeding from nostril

I had to see my gp this morning, i have had for tge last 3 days slight bleeding from left nostril, especially in the morning when it is congested, once im up and about the nostril isnt congested. I...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 01-21-2009, 12:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,749
Posted By Essica
Re: I saw ENT last week, advice please.

I am so full of cold now, head feels full of rubbish, yuk! I am drinking the lemsip drinks to perk me up, so hard being ill with 3 kids around.

I don't feel as ill as last month so im hoping its a...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 01-20-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,749
Posted By Essica
Re: I saw ENT last week, advice please.

So you think they should sort me out?;)
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 01-20-2009, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,749
Posted By Essica
Re: I saw ENT last week, advice please.

I am on 500mg amoxi again and the GP said he thinks this time it will be the last lot, he seems to think I should of had 2 weeks worth last time (december) and I would of been ok now.

I am abit...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 01-20-2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,749
Posted By Essica
Re: I saw ENT last week, advice please.

Thanks,

I am seeing my GP in an hour, ENT is away today so can't see me. I will see what he/she thinks and get something for this pain, the cream ENT gave me a week ago hasnt' done anything and I...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 01-19-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,749
Posted By Essica
Re: I saw ENT last week, advice please.

So you don't think a cold could just affect one side?:(

Last month I had a cold and it was just one nostril but then it developed into sinusitis so I don't know if I had sinusitis to start with...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 01-19-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,749
Posted By Essica
Re: I saw ENT last week, advice please.

I am now sneezing alot and out of the right nostril its a nice thick yellow/orange blood stained mucus, lovely!

Is this just a normal cold or sinusitis brewing again?

Please can someone reply,...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 01-19-2009, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,749
Posted By Essica
I saw ENT last week, advice please.

I went back to ENT last wednesday due to ear pressure after a nasty bout of sinusitis in early december. He did a few tests, ear pressure, looked in ear and up nostril said all normal other than...
Board: Sinus Problems 01-08-2009, 03:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,812
Posted By Essica
Can the cold cause sinus pain?

Its been -5 some days here recently in the UK, really cold.

I had a sinus infection early december which cleared up with 500mg amoxicillin, it was all on my left side. I was left with abit of ear...
Board: Sinus Problems 12-24-2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,011
Posted By Essica
Re: I do have sinusitis, no treatment though?

Well today I caved in and saw the GP, he said despite me having clicking behind the ear, occasional pain in the ear and just behind, pressure in the ear and when I bend over (when drying my hair with...
Board: Sinus Problems 12-23-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,011
Posted By Essica
Re: I do have sinusitis, no treatment though?

I hope so, the GP said that 500mg will kill any infection in my sinueses and I did feel better but then 4 days after finishing them i started with pressure in left ear again and this clicking noise,...
Board: Sinus Problems 12-23-2008, 03:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,011
Posted By Essica
Re: I do have sinusitis, no treatment though?

Hi Doly,

I have just had a sudafed, hoping it helps abit.

I am just worrying myself silly its still an infection. What do you think?

I keep worrying if its left it will turn into something...
Board: Sinus Problems 12-23-2008, 02:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,011
Posted By Essica
Re: I do have sinusitis, no treatment though?

I had a cold and then sinusitis, I was on 500mg amoxicillin for 7 days (3 a day) and I was so much better within 48 hours. I was feeling almost 100% over the weekend (I have also had a flu virus off...
Board: Sinus Problems 12-23-2008, 02:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,906
Posted By Essica
Re: Sinus infection or just a cold?

Thanks for you're replies.
Board: Sinus Problems 12-13-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,011
Posted By Essica
Re: I do have sinusitis, no treatment though?

Thanks,

My GP said the anti bs should kill all the infection. I have never had an infection before really, I just have chronic sinus issues, abit of facial pain and congestion occasionally but I...
Board: Sinus Problems 12-13-2008, 06:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,011
Posted By Essica
Re: I do have sinusitis, no treatment though?

Doly is sinusitis common with a cold? My gp said I shouldn't be worried if its just me who this happens too because he said alot of people without sinus problems get sinusitis at this time of year...
Board: Sinus Problems 12-12-2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,011
Posted By Essica
Re: I do have sinusitis, no treatment though?

Thank you both,

Yes I have mild chronic sinusitis but my GP said its not the reason I have this, I just had a really nasty cold for 2 weeks and got an infection so I am on strong antibitotics and...
Board: Sinus Problems 12-12-2008, 12:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,011
Posted By Essica
Re: I do have sinusitis, no treatment though?

Hi Doly,

So stil do the sinus rinse but not as much mixture?

I have been putting vaseline up my nose, gp said it should help.

Any ideas why my jaw would hurt on the side where I have the...
Board: Sinus Problems 12-11-2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,011
Posted By Essica
Re: I do have sinusitis, no treatment though?

Thanks doly,

Went to GP again today, ive a sinus infection but also infection up my nostril, im blowing blood, got pain in my left side of jaw, left nostril and cheek. Its not as green as...
Board: Colds & Flu 12-10-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,986
Posted By Essica
Green mucus with a cold, back to gp?

I saw the GP yesterday because I have had a cold 2 weeks but now the mucus is green, I am congested mainly on my left side, i had some sinus pain in left cheek the other day, GP said I do have...
Board: Sinus Problems 12-10-2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,011
Posted By Essica
I do have sinusitis, no treatment though?

I saw the GP yesterday because I have had a cold 2 weeks but now the mucus is green, I am congested mainly on my left side, i had some sinus pain in left cheek the other day and i had a nosebleed...
Board: Sinus Problems 11-26-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,468
Posted By Essica
Re: Ongoing sinus problems for over a year, no resolution!

I would request a CT scan, thats what I had done to rule out any sinus issues.
Board: Sinus Problems 11-26-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,906
Posted By Essica
Sinus infection or just a cold?

Hello, I am back;)

I had 4-5 great weeks, no pain or sinus problems, was lovely to be free from it and I don't know why I was free from it but something worked, lol!

On monday I took our puppy...
Board: Sinus Problems 11-03-2008, 06:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 38,117
Posted By Essica
Re: I feel worse not better, chronic sinusitis:-(

I have been feeling so much better, no ear or face pain, maybe the antibiotics for my gum did help or the trip to the homeopath;)

Last night I did a flush and when I blew out came some clear mucus...
Board: Sinus Problems 10-28-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 38,117
Posted By Essica
Re: I feel worse not better, chronic sinusitis:-(

Yes I did;)

Today I have sore glands down my throat and shooting pain over left eyebrow, thats the side I got all the clear mucus from last night when I irriagated. Hopefully not sinusitis.
Board: Sinus Problems 10-28-2008, 12:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 38,117
Posted By Essica
Re: I feel worse not better, chronic sinusitis:-(

My GP said I shouldn't come off it because I am only slim, im very petite and he worries about my weight.

Today I still have the stabbing type pain over left eyebrow and my glands hurt in my...
Board: Sinus Problems 10-27-2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 38,117
Posted By Essica
Re: I feel worse not better, chronic sinusitis:-(

Well I know the antibiotics haven't helped as today it was the same old. I had an ache over left eyebrow all day and noticed when I was breathing left nostril felt stuffy. I did a sinus rinse, I then...
Board: Sinus Problems 10-27-2008, 12:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 38,117
Posted By Essica
Re: I feel worse not better, chronic sinusitis:-(

Thanks Ex,

I appreciate your help, all makes alot of sense;)
Board: Sinus Problems 10-25-2008, 11:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 38,117
Posted By Essica
Re: I feel worse not better, chronic sinusitis:-(

Thanks Ex,

So do you think its because I have been distracted and thats why its feeling better because my mucus has always been clear not green but I hav had these ear & sinus symptoms for months...
Board: Sinus Problems 10-25-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 38,117
Posted By Essica
Re: I feel worse not better, chronic sinusitis:-(

I know he is probably right, I am just not used to not having sinus pain and today it dawned on me it could be because I have been on antibiotics since Monday?
Board: Sinus Problems 10-25-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 38,117
Posted By Essica
Re: I feel worse not better, chronic sinusitis:-(

I was prescribed 250mg of amoxixillin for 5 days by my dentist last weekend. The last few days I haven't had any sinus pain so now I am wondering if its cleared my sinuses up even though ENT and GP...
Board: Sinus Problems 10-25-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,845
Posted By Essica
Re: Acute sinus for a year.

If you have a bacterial infection you should really be prescribed antibiotics, are you seeing an ENT consultant?

My GP though says that its been proven that antibiotics don't actually help that...
Board: Sinus Problems 10-23-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 38,117
Posted By Essica
Re: I feel worse not better, chronic sinusitis:-(

Just the usual, rinsed, used spray, cut out wheat......

I have just been concerned if this is something bad.
Board: Sinus Problems 10-23-2008, 02:48 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 38,117
Posted By Essica
Re: I feel worse not better, chronic sinusitis:-(

In abit of a panic today about this, not sure what I am thinking it is but its worrying me, could it be related to my sinuses, does it mean they are infected? I haven't had sinus pain for 2 days...
Board: Sinus Problems 10-20-2008, 12:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 38,117
Posted By Essica
Re: I feel worse not better, chronic sinusitis:-(

HIya,

Thank you both.

I am on anti bs at the moment, 250mg for a gum infection so feeling a little run down.

I had gone back on wheat for a few days last week,noticed a thickness in my...
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