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Can a bad sinus infection cause me to feel full and not want to eat? And when I eat I feel sick... Is my mucus causing this? How can I break it down?

Can a bad sinus infection cause me to feel full and not want to eat? And when I eat I feel sick... Is my mucus causing this? How can I break it down?

Post nasal drainage: Copious post nasal purulence (pus) may cause throat irritation as well as nausea. Guifenesin will thin the secretions and help expectorate pus and mucus from your sinus' and lungs. Increase water intake temporarily to the point of clear colorless urine. Nasal saline irrigations and salt water throat gargles may also help. See your physician with persistent symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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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I have sinus infection. Blowing out a lot of blood and also nauseas. Should I be concerned? What should I do?

I have sinus infection. Blowing out a lot of blood and also nauseas. Should I be concerned? What should I do?

Sinusitis: See a doctor. Sinus infections require decongestants, analgesics, nasal irrigation, possibly nasal steroids and perhaps antibiotics. Go and get this taken care of before it really becomes severe. ...Read more

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Was on zpak now on keplex had sinus infection still blowing orange is brown but don't feel sick am I ok? Was told orange means bad but I feel good

Orange snout: Sometimes occur when blood is mixed with snout and infection. If already on treatment and improving there should be no cause for alarm. ...Read more

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I was on ZPAC for sinus infection. Been off it for 4 days but feel queasy, bad taste in mouth, not going away. Could it be from post nasal drip/cough?

I was on ZPAC for sinus infection. Been off it for 4 days but feel queasy, bad taste in mouth, not going away. Could it be from post nasal drip/cough?

Could be: Kindly revisit your doctor for a second look, you may need an extra dose or another medicine, meanwhile use saline nasal wash and salt water gargles, good luck ...Read more

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Could sinus infection cause nausea?

Atlhough nausea is: Not one of the classic symptoms of a sinus infection, severe pain can generate nausea. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause minor shaking in vision? No meds taken no alcohol no head trauma. Just sinus infection symptoms & nausea. Cant go 2 dr.

Can a sinus infection cause minor shaking in vision? No meds taken no alcohol no head trauma. Just sinus infection symptoms & nausea. Cant go 2 dr.

You MUST get: Medical attention immediately, because your maxillary sinus infection might have spread to your eye socket or cavernous sinus, which can lead to brain infection. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause facial twitches? Also, can nausea, neck pain, fatigue, and sinus pain point to a possible sinus infection?

Can a sinus infection cause facial twitches? Also, can nausea, neck pain, fatigue, and sinus pain point to a possible sinus infection?

Yes: The symptoms you list can point to a sinus infection, but less so the neck pain. Lots of conjestion. Nausea usually comes from the drainage into the stomach. I have not seen facial twitches with a sinus infection. ...Read more

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Constant nausea 2 months. I had a baby 3 months ago? Is this normal? I've had major heartburn too and a sinus infection, could this be the cause?

Constant nausea 2 months. I had a baby 3 months ago? Is this normal? I've had major heartburn too and a sinus infection, could this be the cause?

Post partum nausea: May be normal up to 8 weeks after pregnancy. New onset heartburn could certainly predispose you to nausea, have you tried over the counter heartburn medications? Finally, sotalol commonly causes nausea but I am assuming this is not a new medicine for you. ...Read more

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Can upset stomachs and vomiting be caused by a sinus infection? I've had a sinus infection for about two weeks and I've been having a lot of nausea.

Sinusitis: Swallowing large amounts of post nasal discharge from sinus infection could conceivably result in this, but that is a far stretch and best advice would be to see a doctor and have this evaluated appropriately. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause pain/burning on the top back of your head because? I had a bad sinus cold that started last tuesday. Monday I went on meds

Can a sinus infection cause pain/burning on the top back of your head because? I had a bad sinus cold that started last tuesday. Monday I went on meds

Let your dr know: Referred pain patterns from the sinuses can go to different parts of the head / scalp. It's best to contact your doctor and let them know what you're experiencing. They may need to give you something that will help you feel better, plus document your symptoms. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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Would a sinus infection cause a throb in the head?

Would a sinus infection cause a throb in the head?

Yes, but...: A sinus infection can certainly cause throbbing of the head; however, many headache problems (including migraine) can also cause this symptom. ...Read more

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Will a sinus infection cause anosmia?

Will a sinus infection cause anosmia?

It can: The olfactory (smell) nerve fibers are located in the upper nose in a small area. Swelling from infection can block the smell molecules from getting uo to the olfactory nerve fibers. This is usually temporary. Also, certain viruses can directly damage the olfactory nerve fibers sometimes causing permanent anosmia. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause blood in mucus?

Can a sinus infection cause blood in mucus?

Absolutely.: This is not an uncommon finding. If your symptoms persist you should be evaluated as you may need antibiotic treatment as well as decongestants and antihistamines. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause facial numbness?

Can a sinus infection cause facial numbness?

Potentially: Swelling within the sinus could potentially impact the infraorbital nerve, causing numbness in the cheek area. If it persisted after treatment of the sinus infection, you should be evaluated by your doctor to rule-out any other pathology. ...Read more

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How often does a sinus infection cause labyrinthitis?

Sinusitis: An infection in the nasopharynx can certainly spread to the middle ear for otitis media and ultimately labyrinthitis. It will likely respond to the same treatment prescribed for the sinusitis. You may need symptom relief for the dizzyness until the infection resolves. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause you to get cold sores and dizzyness and feel hot then cold?

Can a sinus infection cause you to get cold sores and dizzyness and feel hot then cold?

Yes and no: You generally get cold sores when your immune system is down. A sinus infection can tax your immune system, . So they are an indirect cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
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Infection (Definition)

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


Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Sinusitis (Definition)

A condition caused by an inflammation or swelling of the tissue lining your sinuses. Acute sinusitis usually starts with coldlike symptoms such as a runny, stuffy ...Read more