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A 24-year-old female asked:

Sharp pain back of head.sinus since july. head ct scan normal showed sinus.doc said pain is from sinus. but is it?pain usually face, not top/back head

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Dr. Paul Velt
Diagnostic Radiology 43 years experience
Depends : It depends on which sinus. For example if the sphenoid sinus is involved you may feel it in the center of your head. Ethmoid sinus may give you eye pain. Also if they are infected, the lymph node drainage is variable and back of head/ neck may hurt. So it depends
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