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A 31-year-old female asked:

My dr says i have swollen sinuses. can sinus pain hurt in my temples, jaw and back of the head. i have like a pressure feeling temples, cheeks& eyes?

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Dr. John McClay
Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Yes.: Once the swelling goes down, the pain should improve. Swelling in the nose often causes clogged sensation in the ears as well. Using medication to make the nose better, like an antihistamine, decongestant, or a few days of afrin (oxymetazoline) may make both better.

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Last updated Jun 12, 2015

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