skin cancer and headaches

Steph Steph at vancouver.island
Tue Jan 23 03:13:19 EST 2001

"J Wootton" <jwootton at> wrote in message
news:3A6CB9CF.F4304000 at
> If you look at the sketch at the bottom, the sinuses are very close to the
> nose.  X-ray might rule in/out problem with sinus.
> In addition, has anyone actually looked up/down your nostrils to see what
> happening inside your nose?
> PS There are nerve endings in one's nose.  Perhaps the pain will go away
> the lesion has healed?
> J

Although a very advanced carcinoma of the skin of the nose might conceivably
involve the ethmoid or maxillary sinuses, it is exceedingly rare, and
certainly would not be an issue with a small, early cancer.

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