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Can sinus infection cause anxiety disorder

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julianna Bojta
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Physical therapy: Being in bed for too long can make you weak. Sinus infection usually does not make so sick. You need to see a doctor an have some labs done to explain ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Watson
Specializes in Psychiatry
Dizziness: Anxiety can cause dizziness. This can occur if the individual has an upset stomach as a part of the clinical picture. What is occurring is that the bo ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Anxiety: Shouldn't affect the affect of the antibiotic.
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A female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Dysosmia: You report a sensation of altered smell when you are focused or anxious. You are a smoker so I never take anything lightly in a smoker. You need to be ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashwin Patel
41 years experience Urgent Care
Anxiety from pain.: Sinus infections if frequent or persistent can lead to headache, stress, and frustration and hence anxiety attack.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barton Butterbaugh
39 years experience Family Medicine
Ear pain from infect: Please know that pain in general (in this case most likely due to the ear proper) does set one up for a generalized state of discomfort, and in a give ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Anxiety: Blocked sinuses can give you anxiety because of the difficulty in breathing.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Stress can trigger: A seizure in susceptible individuals. Those seizure patients that comply with their treatment routine & have good medicine levels should be able to to ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
30 years experience Psychiatry
It may: Anxiety can present as somatic symptoms including skin problems, like hives.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Anxiety: Yes.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
43 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes.: Migraines can be triggered by many things, including anxiety or stress. Biofeedback therapy has proven effective for migraines and muscle tension hea ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
I have never seen it: Anxiety can cause a lot of things, but earache would be unlikely. See your family doctor or an ENT doctor to establish a diagnosis and treatment.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not any time soon: Yes, a long lifetime of stress, anxiety and panic can damage all of your bodily systems and the cardiovascular one is a major risk - but it takes a lo ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
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Sure: It just gives you another thing to worry about. Being weak and dizzy causes lots of people to worry. Drink lots of fluids.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Vice-versa: Hyperthyroidism can cause nervousness, anxiety & irritability, not the other way 'round. See http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hyperth ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
NO: Stress and anxiety do not produce infection or allergy, although similar symptoms may occur due to somatization. Mold, which is ubiquitous, does not ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
These drugs: Should not have any contraindications with sinusitis!
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Sinus infection is caused by a pathogen, such as a bacteria, virus, or fungus. Lexapro (escitalopram) is an antidepressant and does not cause infecti ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
DENTAL ABSCESS : Any infection can precipitate asthmatic attack. It depends on the allergen causing it. Most probably infection first before the asthma.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Yes it can.: There are evidence that it can. The neuro-anatomical pathways for vertigo, depression and anxiety are similar pathways in the brain stem, mid brain a ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Gerd: Yes, gerd can give you a tight feeling in the chest that can make one anxious or panic stricken.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chastain
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Hallucinations are not a symptom of sinusitis... Unless, i suppose, it keeps you up for days with insomnia, or if you overdose on some crazy strong co ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Sure: Medications can cause dry mouth, and certain disorders my result in excessive grinding of the teeth. Dry mouth would result in gingival irritation and ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herbert Popolow
Specializes in Clinical Psychology
Possible: It probably depends on what type of neurological damage you're referring to. However, chronic stress can cause a host of physical problems, including ... Read More
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