Thursday, October 12, 2006

My face Hurts

I went on a scrapbooking retreat last weekend to only find out I snore. How does one know if you do when you sleep alone, but now that I think about it maybe my dog has been waking me up when he thinks I am not breathing. Since this Spring I have been having breathing issues. I thought all this time it was just allergies. Upon going to an ENT Dr this week, I discovered it is not allergies after all. I am having more serious issues than your common allergy problems. Who know? I have swollen face muscles, swollen sinus cavities, a deviated septum which also can be causing to not be able to breath right, maybe a low grade sinus infection in my sinus cavities, a swollen tongue and back of throat issues. In essence every single cavity in my face is swollen for one reason or another. Who knew? I just thought it was allergies causing me pain and here I may end up having to have yet another face surgery! In ten days I got for a CT scan of my sinus cavities so the Dr can see if he can get to the root of my problems, and since I am having TMJ joint issues I have to start wearing my night guard every night now since over the last 20 years I have had bones grow in my bottom of my pallet. Again, who knew? I go back to the Dr in 2 weeks and hopefully I will find out then what all is going on in my face. I just want my face to feel better, and I do not want to snore anymore!