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Can A Sinus Infection Cause Ear Pain
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
Diagnosed with sinus infection. Sudden sharp left ear pain that comes and goes started after appointment. What is the cause?
Rarely: Unless the mastoid sinuses are infected, the pain is not expected to be in the areas. I suspect that you may have a jaw problem from teeth grinding. Consult your dentist. ...Read more
Salt water: Try salt water nose spray or a neti, which may help. ...Read more
What other ear symptoms are associated with a sinus infection or sinusitis when there is no ear pain?
Sinus infection for a few weeks now, developed bad night cough and some ear pain is this all normal part of sickness/ healing?
Sinus infection: No your symptoms are not part of the healing process. See your doctor to rule an infection in your chest or ears. ...Read more
Experiencing dizziness and lightheadedness but no ear pain. Could this still be an ear or sinus infection causing it?
Yes and other things: The symptoms you list are shared in common with a multitude of illnesses. This could be the early stages of a viral illness, blood pressure issues, blood sugar issues, etc. If you have a recurrent pattern of ear or sinus issues, this may be an early sign, but it is to non-specific to be the only choices. ...Read more
Is it possible to have a sinus infection without congestion? For 8 weeks I've had dizziness, vertigo, lightheadedness, headaches, ear pain and headach
? not ur sinuses: could be your inner ears, or middle ears, see your doctor or ENT, best wishes ...Read more
I have had sinus infection for 7 days now i'm having ear pain and neck feels swollen should I see a doctor?
Yes!: If you are currently on antibiotics for the sinus infection, they will probably treat the ear infection too, but you may need a different antibiotic. You should at least call the doc who prescribed the antibiotics to ask if they need to see you again. If you are not on medication yet, you should get checked out. Good luck! ...Read more
I had a bad sinus infection on a recent flight and experienced severe ear pain on landing. Now my ears keep cracking and popping every time i swallow.
Decongestant: You might try irrigating your sinuses with a saline solution using a neti-pot, and also taking some Pseudoephedrine (ask your friendly pharmacist). If that does not work there is oxymetozaline spray, but this can be dangerous if used too often. If these simple things don't solve the problem you might want to see an ENT doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
About a month ago i went to a doctor because i thought i had an ear infection. He prescribed me drops for my ear. Last week i went to the doctor again because of a sinus infection but also still had ear pain. He gave me a z pack. I am still having intermi
Sinus infection a week ago with omnicef (cefdinir) given and ends tomorrow. Still have low temp, sore throat and ear pain on left side. Wait or back to doc?
Call at the least: With the persistence of your symptoms, and only 1 day left of the meds, i would at least call the dr. Who originally examined you. They can review your chart and make the best decision as to when you should come back in for an second evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had sinus infection that went away. Now ear pain and large white circle/spot on left tonsil. Tonsils not swollen, no fever. Throat sore on left side?
Uncertain: This could be strep, this could be used, it may depend on your therapy, it is best to show to your position and see if they can culture it to find to find out what it is ...Read more
My son has had an earache for a couple of days with stuffy nose, now his jaw is swollen, is this sinus infection? Ear ache. Swollen jaw
I have the following symptoms, headache, jaw pain, nasal congestion, and ear pain but, I have no fever. Do I have a pissible sinus infection?
For 10 days i had a bad cough w yellow mucus, sore throat & ear pain. This happened after my antibiotic treatment for ear/sinus infection. Can't sleep?
See below: With your description, this is likely viral in nature. Abx are way overused in our society and according to the infectious disease society of america, 98% of all sinusitis is viral and does not need abx. Ear infx are also often viral and the pain you are feeling is due to the fluid behind the ear drum. Also, yellow or green mucous is non-specific and does not always mean bacterial. Tx yr symps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nauseous, headache, achy all over, terrible ear pain. Saw pcp. Said sinus infection. Symptoms for 2 weeks. Meningitis?no fever no vomiting
Meningitis : Unlikely meningitis. Meningitis is usually viral or bacterial. Sensitivity to light, fever, chills, severe headache, and neck stiffness are classic signs. A lumbar puncture and analysis of the cerebrospinal fluid will help make the diagnosis. Your primary medical doctor may refer you to a neurologist or neurosurgeon for evaluation if the sinusitis does not resolve with treatment. ...Read more
Yes: Ringing in your ears from any kind of nasal issue is usually from having congestion in your nose. This can then lead to eustachian tube dysfunction which can be associated with ringing. There are certainly many other causes of ringing which may need to be explored depending on your age and other health problems. ...Read more
Can having a sinus infection cause sensitivity to sound , and pain in the face, head , ears, and neck?
Probably: If you have nasal congestion that preceded the symptoms you listed, i believe the answer is yes in your case. ...Read more
They told me I have fluid in my ears and a sinus infection is it normal to have nosebleeds cause I have been having some?
Yes : With a sinonasal infection, the mucous membrane of the nose and sinuses is inflamed. It is extremely common to have bloody discharge or even some heavier nosebleeds. Treat the sinus infection as directed by your doctor, but don't forget increased oral fluids and nasal saline irrigations to flush out the nose and sinuses. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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