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can sinus infection affect your eyes

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolf
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Antibiotic RX: 1st see if you have a true infectious sinusitis which may require antibiotics. Your eyes may clear with that. Any "red eye" that persists beyond 2 wee ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Depends on the cause: There are many causes of redness of the eyes. Several types of inflammatory conditions, allergic reactions, detergents, chemicals, and sometimes bact ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Bad news: The signs depends on which sinus cavity is involved. Earliest is proptosis (eye bulging forward), pain in or around the eye, double vision and then d ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Your : Your sinuses may be draining, or you may be getting another infection. You can try saline nasal spray, and a humidifer or even a steam room to clear ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Sinus ct would provide useful information.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Albright
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Could be Neck: It's good you had sinuses and eyes checked. You may want to have a chiropractor check your upper neck as an irritated brain stem, can over stimulate c ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Sinusitis: That is possible, but cannot possibly diagnose this over the internet without a full history and physical exam. If this persists please go and see a d ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Sinus infection: The same germ that is affecting your sinuses can affect the conjunctiva of your eyes, thereby clouding up your eyes and making it hard to focus.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: If it causes facial pain and sensitivity , need to get antibiotics after confirmation of the sinusitis by clinical examination , and preferably ct sca ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Observation: Your symptoms appear viral or allergic. Dry cough is ususally idicative of a viral infections of the respiratory tract or allergy related. Watery ey ... Read More

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