Book X-Ray PNS in Delhi
- Discharge from the nose.
- Drainage from the throat.
- Pain, tenderness, and swelling on the face.
- Blocked or stuffy nose.
- Nasal inflammation.
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Lab Infrastructure in Delhi
The capital of India, Delhi, is believed to feature one of India’s best healthcare and medical facilities. With more than 200 public and private healthcare hospitals nearly 450+ diagnostic centres and clinics, the healthcare system in Delhi is well-organized and widened.
In Delhi, the lab infrastructure has grown immensely due to regular improvements and technology updates. These are designed to assist you during critical medical procedures to help your healthcare advisor plan a better action course. In addition, the tests are conducted under experts’ supervision to bring accuracy in results.
Due to the high population and industrialization in tier-1 cities, air-borne diseases are high. Cases of asthma are prevalent. During the monsoon season, dengue and malaria cases are pretty high. On the other hand, infectious diseases like dysentery, cholera, and typhoid are common in Delhi.
Why book an X-Ray PNS?
X-Ray for PNS is medically called the X-Rays of the paranasal sinuses. This technique can reveal the existence of the paranasal sinuses and disorders in the surrounding soft tissues. The most common symptoms include a blocked nose, too much mucus build-up, etc. If you are going through any such symptoms, X-Ray PNS is suggested. Here are some of the reasons to book an X-Ray PNS-
- To identify whether the existing sinus problem or infection is acute or chronic.
- To detect any internal diseases caused by bacteria or fungus in the sinus region.
- To evaluate the abnormal growth.
These conditions require urgent medical assistance; therefore, it is necessary to consult your health expert if you’re going through any apparent symptoms. You can book the X-Ray PNS through MFine at reasonable prices.
What are all tests included in the X-Ray PNS?
The Sinus X-Rays are less invasive when compared to other sinus tests. However, they are extremely thorough. The primary reason behind this test is to detect the presence or absence of an issue. In case any abnormalities are detected, further tests are suggested:
- Nasal endoscopy.
- Culture of the fluid/secretions.
- MRI or CT scan Paranasal sinuses.
What preparation is required for the X-Ray PNS?
Before going for the X-Ray, there are several preparations and precautions required. While going for the exam, dress comfortably, or you may need to change into a gown. In addition, metal artefacts, such as jewellery, eyeglasses, dentures, and hairpins, can cause X-Ray pictures to be distorted. Therefore, leave them at home.
Inform your health expert about your health condition, symptoms, and medications you’re taking to give them a brief idea about your medical history. Also, mention if you have a family history of heart disease, asthma, diabetes, renal disease, or thyroid issues as these increase the chances of adverse reactions.
In case you’re pregnant, mention that as well. Besides this, your health expert will inform you if there is more information.
What is the average cost of the X-Ray PNS in Delhi?
The cost of X-Ray PNS depends on the city, the lab partner, the specific recommendations made by the physician, and some other factors. The average cost of this test in Delhi is usually between Rs. 250 to Rs. 350. We highly recommend looking up the actual price when booking the appointment.
How to book an X-Ray PNS in Delhi?
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is a doctor's prescription mandatory for an x ray pns test?
Yes, a doctor’s note is mandatory for getting an x ray pns test done.
Are there any discounts running on MFine for the x ray pns test?
You can avail up to 50% discount on MFine for the x ray pns test. This may vary based on your location and the preferred lab partner.
Will I get a report analysis after the test?
Yes, your report analysis will be done by an expert doctor for free on the MFine app.
Are there any packages available on MFine for scans?
Yes, there is the Healthy Heart Package and Complete Pollution Package that you can avail of through MFine. These packages include multiple scans to detect problems or diseases.
Can I reschedule my appointment?
Yes, you can reschedule your appointment. However, it is subject to the availability of slots.
Can sinuses cause ear and neck pain?
Yes, it is possible to develop pain in the forehead, cheeks, eyes, neck, ears, and upper jaw, pointing towards the sinusitis infection.
Is X-Ray PNS safe in pregnancy?
No, the X-Ray for PNS may not be the safest during pregnancy. This is because the radiation travelling to the body during the test can harm the fetus in the mother’s womb leading to miscarriage.
I am staying in Delhi. Can I book an X-Ray PNS for my grandfather staying in Delhi?
Yes, you can easily book an X-Ray PNS for your relatives and old family members living in places where MFine services are readily available.
Will the X-Ray for the PNS test detect a brain tumour?
The skull X-Ray can check for nasal sinuses to help in determining the presence or absence of tumours or other such deformities.
What are the four different types of sinuses?
The first in the list is the paranasal sinuses located near the nose and connect to the nasal cavity. These are most commonly known as “sinuses.” The four paranasal sinuses are maxillary, ethmoid, sphenoid, and frontal sinuses.
What is the cause of Sinusitis?
In Sinusitis, the sinuses get inflamed, blocked, and filled with fluid. The most common causes of this condition are cold and allergies. In addition, a blockage in sinus drainage could result in an infection.
How can I download my X-Ray PNS reports?
You can follow the following steps to download the test reports:
- Login to MFine.
- Go to your profile.
- Click Attachment and Reports.
- Click Lab Report and download the same.
Is fasting required before going for the X-Ray PNS of the head?
While going for the X-Ray PNS of the head, fasting is not required as food intake does not hamper the overall test results.
How long does it take to have an X-Ray PNS of the head?
This treatment generally takes 20 to 30 minutes only.
What is the purpose of an X-Ray for PNS?
The X-Ray for the PNS test helps determine the sinus infection’s presence or absence. Further, it helps in assessing if the condition is bacterial or fungal.