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Allergies Cause Head Pressure
Sinus headache: Dear JasmineD, Allergies can lead to a build up of inflammation and fluid in your sinuses which are located in your forehead thus causing a sinus headache. Decongestants or anti-allergy medications can help with it. Please see a healthcare provider if your symptoms last longer than a week. Regards, Dr. Cacho ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Yes, mildly so: Allergies can cause sinus pressure and mild discomfort but not pain strong enough to interrupt activities, in general. Notice if barometric pressure (weather change) triggers it or whether deongestants help. Don't assume tho that nasal congestion means sinus; classic migraine does too. ...Read more
Swollen Turbinates: Hello. Yes, swollen turbinates can cause head pressure and tightness. The link would be nasal and thus sinus function. When the nasal passages are blocked by swollen turbinates, the ability for the nose to warm, clean and humidify the air we breathe reduces and we then have a higher risk for infection. A sinus infection commonly has symptoms of head pressure and tightness. Consider afrin x 5 days ...Read more
Can ear problems cause head pressure feeling daily? Get head pressure & a lot of ringing in my ears
Feels like pressure: A sinus infection will put pressure on the lining of the sinus. The tissue that lines the sinus has a lot of nerve endings and when aggravated they make you feel like there is a lot of pressure in your head but there is only pressure on the nerve endings. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
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