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Turbinate hypertrophy
I had a CT scan of PNS and the report says I have deviated septum, concha bullosa and inferior turbinate hypertrophy. At times I get a swollen feeling next to my nose on both sides, but I don't see any visible swelling in mirror. I wanted to know if this condition is responsible for: 1. Pain in forehead 2. Pain in upper jaw, head above ear and side of the head 3. Balance disorders 4. Neck pain 5. Feeling of tiredness and fatigue, sometimes feel very sleepy for no reason I notice these symptoms primarily when I am working in air conditioned environment, under a fan or when cold wind blows over my face
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Inferior turbinate hypertrophy is a common condition and is not significant unless you have symptom of nasal obstruction. For all practical purposes you CT scan is normal. Your symptoms are suggestive of some kind of facial pain syndrome. You may need to undergo detailed evaluation to rule out temporo Mandibular joint dysfunction, migraine, trigeminal neuralgia etc
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Consult nearby ENT specialist, maxillofacial surgeon and neurologist for confirmation of diagnosis and appropriate treatment if required
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Frontal and cheek swelling and headache can also be suggestive of sinusitis but since you don't have a mention of that in the CT report it is essentially ruled out. Dns and concha bullosa can cause nasal block which may lead to sinusitis. But if it also having pain around the ear it is better to get a actual examination done and get proper treatment
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