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How long do sinus headaches last

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Weeks: If untreated the pain can last for weeks. If untreated the infection can spread into the orbits around the eyes or into the brain. If you think you ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Sinus Infection: Untreated, under treated, or even treated sinus infections can turn into "Chronic Sinus Infection" which could last indefinitely in some of the sinuse... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Not really: Brain aneurysm wouldn't cause such as the main diagnostic symptoms, you probably have neck sprain, try pain killers on regular basis, unless contraind... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Yes, get tested: It is important that exactly people like you get tested, so that we can learn of people with just minor "achy symptoms " like yours may actually have... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
MRI very sensitive: Just because you have something in the sinus, it does not mean it is the cause of your symptoms. Retention cysts are common. Does light or sound both... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Underlying cause: Many times these are related to underlying environmental allergies, & so tx aimed at that can help a lot. An otc option that i usually tell my patient... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chastain
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 20 years experience
Imaging: True "sinus" headaches are much less common than other types of headache, such as migraine, tension, medication rebound headache, TMJ issues, etc. To ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Sometimes hard: Up to 80-90% of patients who selfdiagnose sinus headaches actually are migraine which are severe, have nausea, sound and light sensitivity, last up to... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Pressure, pain: Sinus pressure and infections may results in symptoms of facial pain or headaches as well as ear pain. Ear pain may be radiating or referred pain, or ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
See an ENT: See an ENT and get a ct sinus to see where these headaches are coming from.
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