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waking up with sinus headaches

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Dr. Sanford Archer
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Saline rinses: Saline nasal rinses before bed and sleeping with your head of bed elevated can help reduce nasal swelling which may cause sinus headaches.

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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That's a possibility: If it continues see your pcp.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Most people have a headache at some time, such as from colds and flus, lack of sleep, too much driving, long hours on the computer, stress at work, et ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Grinding your teeth: Agree with Dr. Kwok. In addition to what he advised, you may wish to consult your dentist to ascertain if you are grinding your teeth while asleep, as ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
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 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damien Luviano
17 years experience Ophthalmology
See your doctor: Sinus disease can cause headaches. Most headaches not serious. However, first your doctor will determine what type of headache you have. Headaches hav ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chastain
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See an ENT: See an ENT and get a ct sinus to see where these headaches are coming from.
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