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A 28-year-old male asked:

How can i tell if i have sinusitis or eye strain/pain? pain behind both eyes, cheeks, nose. tension headaches. wear weak nearsighted prescrib.

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Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 53 years experience
See below: Acute sinusitis most often occurs in the setting of a viral upper respiratory infection(common cold): nasal congestion, cough and scratchy or sore throat. The patient will feel diffuse "pressure" in one or several sinuses. Symptoms will slowly improve over one to several weeks. Some patients will develop a secondary bacterial sinusitis with fever and increasing pain see http://bit.ly/1vAJYuJ

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