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Can a sinus infection cause you to have ringing in ears?

Can a sinus infection cause you to have ringing in ears?

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

Dr. Peter Ihle
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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 do you treat a sinus infection and ringing of the ears?

How do you treat a sinus infection and ringing of the ears?

antibiotics: It would be important to clarify if you have a sinus infection - b/c chronic rhintis can cause similar symptoms and are treated with antihistamines and decongestants and nasal steroids. Sinus infections often dont set in for 10-14dys - although can be quicker if you have a chronic sinus/nasal issues. ...Read more

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Ears ringing sinus infection, what to do?

Ears ringing sinus infection, what to do?

Call your doctor: Are you self diagnosing sinuses or was it diagnosed by the doctor? Sinuses when clogged or infected have connections with ears so that's not a stretch to put together in terms of maladies going hand in hand. If you saw your physician were you given any meds? If you haven't seen your doc yet then, that's the next step. In the mean time, GOOD fluids, GOOD FLUIDS, & more GOOD FLUIDS & call doctor. ...Read more

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Can you have ringing ear with sphenoid sinus infection?

Can you have ringing ear with sphenoid sinus infection?

Tinnitus: Yes you can, if untreated it can put pressure on nasal passages & ear drums, and lead to Tinnitus. ...Read more

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Sinus infection for a week.Zpack for 5 days+home self care.Classic sinus syptoms+plugged ringing ears&dull pain in back of head.Getting worse.Now what?

Sinus infection for a week.Zpack for 5 days+home self care.Classic sinus syptoms+plugged ringing ears&dull pain in back of head.Getting worse.Now what?

Sinusitis: Often, antibiotics are unnecessary in managing sinus infection. Treatment should be accompanied by nasal irrigation with saline (neti-pot), decongestants (pseudoephedrine or oxymetozaline nasal spray), possibly nasal steroids and pain control with nsaids. If these measures do not help, see an ENT doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Started ZPak 4days ago for sinus infection.Have vertigo,ringing ears,worsening pain right side of head,forhead,cheek+neck.Ct showed sinus cyst 2months prior.Burning sensation in nose.Warrant ER visit?

Started ZPak 4days ago for sinus infection.Have vertigo,ringing ears,worsening pain right side of head,forhead,cheek+neck.Ct showed sinus cyst 2months prior.Burning sensation in nose.Warrant ER visit?

Careful, Hi-cost for: low value; study: https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/6631441. While only you can feel all your symptoms, jumping to conclusions of what they mean (though common) is definitely neither wisdom nor effective for improving your quality of life & long term outcomes. Far better: study anatomy/physiology on the net, seek assistance worthy of your trust, study your test data to help sort out issues ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause ear and throat pain?

Can a sinus infection cause ear and throat pain?

Yes: The areas are connected by proximity and shared neurologic channels. ...Read more

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Can having a sinus infection cause sensitivity to sound , and pain in the face, head , ears, and neck?

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

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Can a sinus infection or fluid in the ear cause snowy vision?

Can a sinus infection or fluid in the ear cause snowy vision?

No: sinus infection should not cause any visual problems if it does you need to seek immediate medical attention ...Read more

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. Jeffrey Bassman
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Ringing In Ears (Definition)

Ringing in the ears (tinnitus) is a symptom in which a person has a persistent noise in his ear or ears. Tinnitus can be of unknown cause, or can be caused by hearing damage, tumors, problems in the brain or hearing nerve, ...Read more