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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Soreness behind the eyes can be associated with a head cold or sinus infection, if there are other symptoms that are also consistent with a head cold ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
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
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A member asked:
Dr. Brian Novick
42 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricia Murphy
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably not sinus: 90% of headaches are NOT sinus related but are migraine variants. Try ice packs at forehead and back of neck at the same time. Also accupressure at ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
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 female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
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 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Mindlin
49 years experience Ophthalmology
See ophthalmologist: This could be sign/symptom of subclinical inflamed retina or otic nerve(s). It can also be a sign of residual orbital inflammation.
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