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Can A Sinus Infection Cause Facial Numbness
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
I suffer from chronic sinus infection and when I do it seems like I have numbness on the left side of my face and chin area mostly when laying down?
Possible sinus infection, right ear feels clogged & r. side of face puffy & numb. Have been rinsing sinuses for a few days but no good. Yellow mucus.
Examination: If your face is puffy, you should see the doctor for an examination. If you have tenderness (hurts when you tap your cheek bone) or fever with this, you may benefit from antibiotics. If it's just fullness and sense of "clogged up" then decongestants like pseudoephedrine and pain reliever like ibuprofen are the usual best treatment. ...Read more
Taking Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 4 days now for sinus infection. Last night I couldn't sleep due to numbness and pain in my hands. Can I stop taking the Abx?
Talk to your doctor : or the on-call doctor in the AM before your next dose to ask if a change in antibiotics is needed. Four days of antibiotics is insufficient to treat sinusitis. Your doctor may recommend evaluation to determine if your hand pain & numbness is related to Cipro (ciprofloxacin). ...Read more
It's possible: There's only 2 layers of cells between your upper root tips and the inside of your maxillary sinus. If sinus inflamed, can feel like toothache. Can have referred pain to lower teeth, although less common. Sit dow, bend over and put you head between your knees. If pain increases it's sinus, see an ent. If pain doesn't change it's dental, see a dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Sinus pain in left side of face 2 weeks after a sinus infection. Over the infection what's the cause? This is also the 2nd infection in 2 months
Need more treatment: If the pain from your sinusitis is still there, the infection has not resolved. If your antibiotics were only for 7 days, the course was too short. Sinusitis needs a minimum of 10-days of antibiotics for resolution. If you had 10 days or longer, then you should get a 2nd course of antibiotics. I am an ENT in bh. Feel free to call my office if your symptoms are still there. Dr kayem 310-777-7879. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could a chronic sinus infection (few months) cause my cheeks (under cheek bone both sides of face) to start sinking in? Im scared infection is reason
Highly unlikely: It is more likely to have facial swelling with a sinusitis. There is an uncommon condition, silent sinus syndrome where the cheek or maxillary sinus is obstructed and fails to develop or gets smaller. If that happens the eye socket enlarges as the sinus roof drops and the front wall may collapse in with loss of mid face volume. However I have never seen it both sides. Ct of the sinuses will show. ...Read more
Magnesium Deficiency: Fine tune you wellness program with vits minerals, stretching yoga and massage. A good deep tissue specialist will unlock your neck, shoulders and jaws to turn off the headache triggers. Acupuncture is my treatment of choice. Magnesium glycinate as in kal branded is one of the best. Epsoms salts soaking is a great way to peace and quiet. Stay away from opiates, soma, (carisoprodol) ultram and butalbital. ...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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