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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
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
Only swimmers ear: A true inner ear infection requires fluid accumulated behind the eardrum (usually due to the negative eustachian tube pressure from a cold). A swimmers ear is an outer ear infection due to swimming and involves the outer ear canal. The two entities are entirely different and require different treatments ...Read more
Can ear infections lead to tinnitus? Can an ear infection cause a high pitched noise in one's ear?
Yes: Inner ear infection can lead to ringing (tinnitus) as it affects the semicircular canals. Fluid behind the ear occurs as a result of healing and can lead to a funny sound as well...Chiropractic, homeopathic, craniosacral therapies can all help realign the inner ear and promote drainage of the fluid and spped healing. ...Read more
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
Sinus inf & noise: As a rule, no. If anything, sinus infections tend to reduce your hearing because the same process of inflammation and congestion often plugs up your eustachian tubes, blocking up the ears, so the eardrums don't work properly. Sometimes, however, it is difficult to distinguish between a sinus infection and migraine headache. Migraine is a common cause of hypersensitivity to noise. ...Read more
I have chronic sinusitis and my ears often have wax buildup... Could the two be related and if not what would be causing my ear issue?
Not likely: Chronic sinusitis patients may have pressure or fluid build up behind the ear drum, but there is no obvious association between sinusitis and ear wax. Frequently wax accumulation occurs from use of cotton swabs, as the swab frequently packs some of the wax further into the ear canal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Otorrhea: What can happen with an ear tube in place is that the water goes through the tube into the middle ear and causes an infection in the middle ear. This then drains out into the ear canal(called otorrhea with intact tympanostomy tube). It is best treated with antibiotic ear drops that an ENT doctor can prescribe for you. ...Read more
ASAP GO TO DENTIST: Just tell the dentist about your cold, so the dentist can be sure to wear a face mask and not catch your cold. A cold is not a reason to avoidthe dentist. Your ear ache may be from your tooth, if it is a lower tooth. It is wrong to suffer in the 21st century. Get help and do not wait! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I have an allergy to dust mites can that cause hearing problems eg. Muffled
also can it cause headaches and fatigue
Yes: Dust mite allergy causes chronic nasal congestion which may lead to eutachian tube dysfunction and muffled hearing. Once you treat the underlying congestion, the hearing should return to normal. Headaches are also resulting from nasal congestion and fatigue is reported in all allergy sufferers. You should see an allergist to help you with your symptoms. ...Read more
Could an allergy cause sinus pressure and ear pain? ears checked by doctor and clear. not sinusitis
Otitis media: It might or might not.Get a more detailed answer ›
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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