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can sinus infection cause stiff neck

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Sinus problem,: I recommend heating pad at night over frontal, nasal and maxillary sinuses. Don't burn your salt.

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
With : With headache and neck stiffness, there would be a concern for meningitis. If you have neck pain, stiffness, or especially if you have any fever or ra ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
With : With headache and neck stiffness, there would be a concern for meningitis. If you have neck pain, stiffness, or especially if you have any fever or r ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: This is not something that can easily be diagnosed over the internet. You need to be examined and further history obtained. The stiff neck, headache a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Generally No!: Sinus infection tend to cause frontal headache. Neck pain and stiffness should be looked at carefully in setting of a fever. Any light sensiti ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: If you have had a recent sinus infection, and now you are having neck pain stiffness, you could have meningitis. You need to seek medical attention im ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Selz
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus infection: If the infection has gone on for more than 7-10 days you probably need antibiotics. Also nasal saline spray will help.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Higgins
14 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Get med eval: Throbbing headache, stiff sore neck, and facial pressure can be signs of many things, including migraine, tension headache, continued sinus infection, ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Dr. Gary Wang answered
39 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
ear neck pain. : Usually not. The symptoms seems like cervical nerve root irritated.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Allergies: Yes allergies and /or sinus infections can cause achiness, neck and ear pain.
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