A 41-year-old male asked:
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can a sinus infection build pressure in the base of your head. i feel pulsating movement when i rest it against a pillow. ?

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Dr. Steven Koos
21 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Certainly: There are several paranasal sinuses - sphenoids, ethmoids, maxillary, frontal. The ethmoid and sphenoid sinuses in particular can cause pain as your are describing. You have been evaluated by an ENT hopefully?
Answered on Jun 10, 2014

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