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A 23-year-old male asked:

I have a cold, and when my right nostril is blocked the right side of my head gets a massive migraine. same for the left. why?

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 61 years experience
Sinusitis.: nose block is common and its temporary. during cold u don't have migraine as it seems acute sinusitis- no drainage of sinus and so it will get inflamed one sided pain for one sided maxillary sinusitis is common. more severe blockage in cold can give severe pain .. take STEAM TAKE ANALGESIC OR ANTIBIOTIC AS YOUR E N T ,MD ADVISES
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