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Any connection between a nasal cauterization and then face pain following that?

Any connection between a nasal cauterization and then face pain following that?

Very common: After nasal cauterization, you may feel itching and pain in your nose and face for for 5 to 10 days. If concerned see your doctor for post-op appointment. ...Read more

Cauterization (Definition)

Cauterization is the term for the use of a device which uses heat to treat tissues, most commonly at surgery to diminish bleeding but also externally for bleeding such as nasal bleeding. It can also be used to remove lesions on the skin ...Read more


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I had cough, nasal block and headache which started about a week ago. Now only the headache/face pain persists. What to do?

I had cough, nasal block and headache which started about a week ago. Now only the headache/face pain persists. What to do?

Resolving: Sounds like your cold is now resolving. A lot of time your present symptoms can be alleviated by using nasal saline to moisten the nasal passages. ...Read more

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2 months of facial pain when washing face. Started in nasal area, headaches, night sweats. Had root canal this wednesday. Should symptoms go away?

2 months of facial pain when washing face. Started in nasal area, headaches, night sweats. Had root canal this wednesday. Should symptoms go away?

Yes, if: The pain should go away if related to the infected tooth. If no better, see ENT doc for evaluation. He/she may refer you to orofacial-TMJ expert. ...Read more

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Barely any nasal discharge, facial pain/pressure/burning/tingling sensation in face/temple pressure/gets worse went bending over. Is it sinusitis?

Barely any nasal discharge, facial pain/pressure/burning/tingling sensation in face/temple pressure/gets worse went bending over. Is it sinusitis?

Could be: Most "sinus" headaches aren't, but your pain could be. There are sinuses way in the back where you can have sinusitis without discharge or drainage. This may not be a benign problem. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Been having each ache, sinus pressure, face pain, nasal drainiage, ears feel plugged up, dizzy/lightheaded, fatigue, headache for 3-4 weeks. Dr gave me Flonase 3 weeks ago no help. What is it?

Been having each ache, sinus pressure, face pain, nasal drainiage, ears feel plugged up, dizzy/lightheaded, fatigue, headache for 3-4 weeks. Dr gave me Flonase 3 weeks ago no help. What is it?

Sinus infection: It sounds like you have a sinus infection. Flonase will not be enough. You need an antibiotic that is very effective for the sinus like Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 875mg two times a day for 2 weeks. You also need an sinus decongestant like claritin-d 12 hour also twice a day. On top of that you should use a saline nasal rinse like the neti pot several times a day. Once things settle down then the Flonase will work. ...Read more

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Could getting a bad whack to the nose from below cause headaches and face pain a couple of months later?

Could getting a bad whack to the nose from below cause headaches and face pain a couple of months later?

Yes: Yes. See an ENT doc first for evaluation. He/she may refer you to an orofacial-TMJ specialist. ...Read more

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Been having headache (less than 5 months) w/face pain that I feel in my jaw, through nose, above/between eyes, and forehead. What could it be?

Been having headache (less than 5 months) w/face pain that I feel in my jaw, through nose, above/between eyes, and forehead. What could it be?

TMJ: May be TMJ. Seek evaluation by oral surgeon or ENT. If TMJ, see TMJ specialist. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read more

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Last 2 month I have facial pain on right side of face near nose and under eye. Nose not blocked but feeling pressure. Age 21 B12 256.Now! Please help?

Last 2 month I have facial pain on right side of face near nose and under eye. Nose not blocked but feeling pressure. Age 21 B12 256.Now! Please help?

Needs workup: New onset facial pain requires some workup to determine the cause. For you, this may include an MRI of the brain and ct of the sinuses. This is to rule out something dangerous, like a tumor. To treat the pain, regardless of cause, a sphenopalatine block may be helpful. I would also be suspicious as to why your B12 is so low. ...Read more

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Sinus infect? Left side face pain, extreme pain over nose, worse when bending over. No fever, and just a little congestion, especially in left nostril

Sinus infect? Left side face pain, extreme pain over nose, worse when bending over. No fever, and just a little congestion, especially in left nostril

Sinusitis: Sounds as if you are correct. See a doctor. You need decongestion, nasal rinses, possibly antibiotics. Go soon before this develops complications. ...Read more

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Left sided facial pain near nose and eye off and on sharp head pain on left similar to ice pick headache no mucus otherwise feel fine. What could it be?

Left sided facial pain near nose and eye off and on sharp head pain on left similar to ice pick headache no mucus otherwise feel fine. What could it be?

Warrants evalution: Further questioning and exam indicated to make a diagnosis. The ice pick symptoms and location make me wonder about trigeminal neuralgia. A good headache diagnostician is indicated. Prevention and treatment often very successful with headaches. ...Read more

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I get migraines affecting only left side of face. Pain goes through left side os head, ear, nose, jaw, and left eye 3-4 a day lasting 2-3 hours what do id?

I get migraines affecting only left side of face. Pain goes through left side os head, ear, nose, jaw, and left eye 3-4 a day lasting 2-3 hours what do id?

Diagnosis first: Diagnosis before treatment. See ENT doc for exam/xrays. You may have sinusitis, TMJ, or other problems. If sinusitis, ENT doc will treat, if TMJ, he/she may refer to orofacial pain-TMJ doc. ...Read more

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Nauseous a bit dizzy little bit of a headache. Face pain. Chest pain. Red patch under skin on bridge of nose between eyes?

Nauseous a bit dizzy little bit of a headache. Face pain. Chest pain. Red patch under skin on bridge of nose between eyes?

Unclear: Depends whether the mentioned symptoms are part of a larger syndrome of other conditions you mentioned, or independent. Since you are young something simple like a sinus infection might explain. However, you mention quite a few symptoms for a young person; so, maybe the issues are more complex. ...Read more

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Have enlarged lymph nodes (back of neck), bilateral jugular chain adenopathy, face pain, headaches, pressure in face, can't breathe through nose.

Have enlarged lymph nodes (back of neck), bilateral jugular chain adenopathy, face pain, headaches, pressure in face, can't breathe through nose.

Sinus issues: Your symptoms sound as though you have sinus issues and most likely infection. Allergies may also be contributing to your problems. Sinus or other upper respiratory infections can certainly be a cause of lymphadenopathy in the neck. I would rec you see a medical provider as you may require antibiotics to help eliminate these symptoms. Good luck ...Read more

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Sinus infection cause ^BP? I also have pressure/pain in head-different spots, spasm in jaw near ears-both, facial pain/spasm over brows, nose, under eyes

Sinus infection cause ^BP? I also have pressure/pain in head-different spots, spasm in jaw near ears-both, facial pain/spasm over brows, nose, under eyes

TMJ dysfunction: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Headache, earache, sinus pain, neck pain and jaw pain are the common symptoms. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. See Orofacial Pain practitioner for a consultation and treatment options. ...Read more

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Facial Pain (Definition)

Facial pain is a clinical finding in which there is pain in the area of the face. This is often due to trauma, ...Read more


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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more