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Richland, IN
A 19-year-old female asked:

Sinus infection. my head hurts and face, too. also, sore neck. but i think due to tension and period. should i be scare it will spread to brain?

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Dr. Brian Affleck
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Sinus infection : It is quite unlikely today. However, before the days of antibiotics, a sinus infection could spead to the brain fluid or meninges. We don't see if often today because we have antibiotics available. With your symptoms, you should be evaluated to make sure you get the right treatment.

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