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How do I get rid of sinus pressure?

How do I get rid of sinus pressure?

Relieving sinus: pressure can often be challenging. An oral decongestant like sudafed may help some,but should not be used for more than 4-5 days in a row or rebound congestion can occur. Neti pot or other sinus rinse can be helpful, and daily nasal steroid spray can also help. Warm compresses applied over the affected sinuses,massaging and a gentle pumping action with fingerpads over the affected sinuses may help ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more


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How to get rid of sinus pressure in head and neck?

How to get rid of sinus pressure in head and neck?

Sinus pressure: Sinus pressure would be in your face, cheeks, behind your eyes or in your fore head. It would not be in your neck. If you have sinus pressure, then it will respond to decongestants and possibly antihistamines if the obstruction is due to allergic inflammation. If there is an infection, you may need antibiotics. If OTC treatments don't relieve your pressure, please consult an ENT. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the sinus pressure in my ears?

How can I get rid of the sinus pressure in my ears?

Antihistamines: First you should be sure that you do not have an infection in your ears. If it is truly "eustachian tube dysfunction" which you can get along with sinus congestion and nasal congestion, often a combination antihistamine decongestant will help with the symptoms. You can ask your pharmacist for assistance. If you are on other meds let your pharmacist know. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have sinus pain in the back of the head? My ears and nose have recently cleared of the pressure, i can't get rid of this head pain!

No: Sinus pain usually occurs in the front of the head by the cheeks and forehead. A viral infection may be causing the headache. If your neck hurts you when you touch your chin to your chest then call your doctor - it could be a sign of a serious infection. ...Read more

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What's the best method for relieving sinus pressure?

What's the best method for relieving sinus pressure?

First, diagnosis: How do you know you have sinus pressure? Is the pressure under the eyes, between the eyes or above the eyes or in the middle of the head? Correct diagnosis comes first and if there is nasal discharge that is yellow, it can be cultured and an appropriate antibiotic given. The gold standard of diagnosis of sinusitis is a cat scan. My emphasis is on getting a diagnosis before treatment. ...Read more

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What's the best way to ease pressure in my ears from sinus pressure? They feel clogged and everything sounds muffled.

Ear & Sinus pressure: While popping your ears can be helpful. The benefit is usually temporary. The key to resolving the issue long-term is to manage nasal congestion with a decongestant like afrin (oxymetazoline) twice daily for 3-4 days. You can also try oral sudafed and a nasal steroid like flonase. Saline nasal rinses are always a good way to thin mucus and reduce nasal/ sinus congestion. ...Read more

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What is the best way to relieve sinus pressure in head. have a cold and when I blow my nose I feel pressure in back of head and all over?

What is the best way to relieve sinus pressure in head. have a cold and when I blow my nose I feel pressure in back of head and all over?

Sinus rinsing: Nasal rinsing/neti-pot saline rinse is a very effective FIRST line remedy for acute sinus issues (I usually recommend chitorhino (chitorhino.com). You may want to consider a short course of nasal decongestants like Afrin or neosynephrine - but use these for no more than 3 days. A "cold" that lasts more than 7-10 days is a sinus infection by definition - antibiotics are needed at that point. ...Read more

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When u hve build up of ear wax & ear drum can't b seen....Can this cause h/aches ear ache dizzyness and sinus pressure best way 2 clean ear drum please

When u hve build up of ear wax & ear drum can't b seen....Can this cause h/aches ear ache dizzyness and sinus pressure best way 2 clean ear drum please

Unlikely: Ear wax can cause hearing loss and ear discomfort but not the other symptoms. Try cleaning drum with peroxide diluted 1:1 with lukewarm water a couple times daily. Just make sure to, get all the solution out. For other symptoms consult ent. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Klein
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Sinus Pain (Definition)

Sinus pain is a symptom in which a person has pain in the sinus spaces of the face. The sinuses are hollow spaces in the facial bones, with the largest spaces in each cheekbone and in the forehead. Sinus infections can cause sinus pressure, sinus pain, headaches, fever, cloudy ...Read more