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Can sinusitis affect your eyes

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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46 years experience
You bet.: Yes, pressure between your eyes, or above your eyes, or below your eyes or behind your eyes. That sinusitis monster can come at you from all sides, de... Read More
Dr. Stan Coleman
Ophthalmology 64 years experience
Sinus problem: Sinus problems can produce pressure sensation in that area.

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Dr. Brian Novick
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
Depends on which : Sinuses are infected. Some of them are very close to the eyes and headaches are common with a sinus infection. However , it would be best to call you... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Probably a good idea: If your sinusitis has been treated but you still have the same headache , this would indicate (a) the problem was not from sinusitis or (b) you did no... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Headache: Greetings. Headaches above the eyes can be related to sinusitis involving the frontal sinuses. Other options could be migraine induced. Having your ey... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Possibly: A viral upper respiratory tract infection causes these symptoms and usually runs its course in a week. If symptoms persist longer, a bacterial sinus i... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rosberger
Retinal Surgery 32 years experience
You should consult your cataract surgeon whether there are any drops you should be using pre or post operatively for the itching your experiencing.
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Inflammation: It would be unusual to have both sides of the face swell from sinusitis. If there is associated redness, you must get checked for cellulitis which is ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Sinus: Most pain in or around an eye is from sinusitis or headache. Pain reliever and decongestant should relieve it. If not, or if it is getting worse, go... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
No! But your eyes : Are getting dryer from decreased blink reflex as a result of computer work, and can lead to dry eyes! Your staring at the screen causes this. So take ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
See an ENT: get the condition treated. You should not have to suffer this much. If it is interfering with your vision and causing such pain, anyone would be depre... Read More
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