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A 27-year-old female asked:

Does sinusitis cause facial swelling on one side and red upper eyelid?

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Dr. Brian Affleck
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 32 years experience
Orbital infection: Yes, a sinus infection can cause eye swelling and redness. But usually it's because the infection is spreading to the tissues around the eye. This is considered one of the more serious complications of sinusitis. You should be seen and evaluated soon to get proper treatment for your condition. Wishing you the best.
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Last updated Mar 25, 2019

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