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can a sinus infection cause facial swelling

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Nashawi
19 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes: Get rid of anything that have caused that. Start an over the counter decongestant. If symptoms don't improve see an allergist.
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Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
A few things..: You can try a neti pot- rinsing out your sinuses can be very helpful. You may also try a short course of oral decongestants or an antihistamine with a ... Read More

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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Start with dentist: Tooth abcess should be ruled out. Sometimes if a post is put in , it can be placed in such a way as it is extending in to sinus. This can cause an inf ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Berg
48 years experience Dentistry
Root canal failure: Go to your dentist or endodontist to have the tooth evaluated. Root canals can occasionally fail. Depending on the situation the root canal may have ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Hoffman
13 years experience Dentistry
Dentist First: From you history, i would start with the root canal tooth, then work from there. It is possible, given your timeline, that the root canal possibly fa ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: The sinuses can not directly cause 2 red spots on the tonsil, but the 2 red spots on the tonsil could represent a viral infection that may be associat ... Read More
Dr. Rosemary Pomponio
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probable viral infec: respiratory virus can cause various symptoms, combined with allergies. usually swollen red painful tonsils are reason for seeing doctor
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A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See your doctor : Facial swelling can be due to more than reason, better be evaluated by your doctor, good luck
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted Leem
Dr. Ted Leem answered
16 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Antibiotics: You should be on antibiotics and an ENT specialist should advise you on the need for any surgery.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See an ENT doctor: And possibly a neurologist. There has to be a reason for these symptoms and this should be diagnosed effectively by experts in this area.
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A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Face hurts: When was his last dental check-up? Assuming no bumps or bruises that you don't know about, I would suggest a visit to the dentist (Pedodonist or Gener ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus infection: Sinus infections are isolated to the head and neck they never involve the lower extremities unless there is a massive infection that involves the ve ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
Visit your doctor: Please see your ENT doctor to be evaluated and treated for what sounds to be sinus iinfection, as you wrote. If you have fever, be seen today. Feel ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Examination: If your face is puffy, you should see the doctor for an examination. If you have tenderness (hurts when you tap your cheek bone) or fever with this, y ... Read More
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