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A 19-year-old male asked:

Sinus problem can cause head pain?

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Dr. Sumit Bapna
Facial Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Sinus headaches: Sinus problems and sinus infections are a common cause of headaches. Treatments for this include antibiotics, steroids, decongestants and possibly surgery. Allergies frequently cause sinus swelling and headaches as well.
Dr. Robert Stachler
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 32 years experience
Headache : Frontal or deep sinus pain associated with pus drainage and discharge fever or chills.

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Depends...: It could be as simple as a run of the mill headache to something more serious. If it does not improve consult with your doctor. If it is associated with more concerning symptoms such as dizziness, blurry/double vision, etc seek urgent medical attention.

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