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sinus pain in back of head and neck

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Acute and chronic sinusitis can cause pressure/pain in the face and over or between the eyes. But usually sinusitis doesn't cause occipital headaches ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Decongestants: If what you are describing is sinus related then a decongestant like sudafed may help. If it continues, I would be seen as it could be other things
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Sinus pressure: Sinus pressure would be in your face, cheeks, behind your eyes or in your fore head. It would not be in your neck. If you have sinus pressure, then it ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Rosenthal
17 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hmm: Generally speaking, no. However sphenoid sinusitis can give pain on top or back of head at times. If this pain has not resolved, you should see a do ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Possible: As stated previously, sphenoid sinus problems can refer pain to the top or back of head. See an ENT doc for assessment.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor ASAP: This may indicate something wrong in the brain area including possibly meningitis especially if you have never had this sensation before. Have you ha ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: It could be infection or sometimes lymph nodes can swell as a result of malignancy. If the infection you reported has resolved, the lymph node swell ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sinusitis: Problems in the sinuses or nasal passageways can affect your sense of smell and taste. Conditions such as sinusitis, acute or chronic sinus infections ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics needed), a cold or influenza (Tamiflu sometimes used for the flu), or from some othe ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Gottlieb
40 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Depending on how long you have been on the antibiotics it may not be enough time for them to work. Also if your physician agrees a decongestant could ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Need tx: Sounds infectious, you need to see dr. For evaluation and treatment. Good luck.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Venous sinus : The cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) drains into the venous sinuses. Thrombosis of venous sinuses are likely to slow or impair CSF absorption which is likely ... Read More
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