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A 23-year-old female asked:

Lately i've been feeling a sharp pain in my head and face, above my eyes, every time i sneeze. it's really painful and it takes a while for it to go.

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Dr. Bradford Romans
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It may be your: sinuses.You have one above each eye.Increaced pressure from sneezing with a blocked,congested sinus can be painful.Afrin (oxymetazoline) can help rapidly be shrinking swelling thereby opening up the very small openings to these sinuses and resulting in decreased pressure.Other considerations are infection requiring antibiotics and treating the underlying causes of the inflammation ( allergy,viral infection,etc

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Last updated Feb 15, 2015

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