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Can A Sinus Infection Numb Lips
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
Burning palate: A viral infection can cause your soft palate to burn or sting. But so can many other things. If you are being treated for the sinus infections n talk to your treating doctor. If you are not being treated then you should see someone and get this looked at. See a dentist regarding your mouth and your primary care for the sinus infection. ...Read more
Can a sinus infection cause facial twitches? Also, can nausea, neck pain, fatigue, and sinus pain point to a possible sinus infection?
I have a sinus infection with Pressure in cheek, forehead. Could the infection cause my upper teeth to be very sensitive to cold water when drinki?
Absolutely: The layer of tissues between the upper sinuses and the ends of the roots of the upper back teeth is only 2 cells thick (microscopically thin), and therefore infected sinus and cold sensitivity go hand in hand. See your General Physician or an Ear/Nose/Throat specialist to treat your sinus infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: The sinus is an open space and when infected should not show any signs of swelling within your mouth. The upper molar teeth all have one root that extends onto your palate (roof of your mouth). If one of these teeth has an advanced abscess, swelling can result. Coincidentally, this same abscess can expand and involve the sinus, so there can be a link but it starts with the tooth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sinus or ear infection atleast 1x a month.Fractured both my sinus, orbitals and nose also have a deviated septum.Could this cause it or what else?
Yes: Altered anatomy can lead to a redisposition for sinus infections, esp post traumatic alterations. Seek the advise of an otolaryngologist for this. ...Read more
Can boroleum help with soreness inside my nasal from a sinus infection? Will it sting if theres open sores?
DK: but vaseline is the safest thing to use in your nose for soreness or dryness. Plain vaseline would probably also protect from stinging by anything else. Good luck! ...Read more
Sinus inf & smell: Sinus infections can definitely alter your sense of smell. First of all, with the thickening of the mucous membranes and the presence of extra thick mucous, your smell receptors in the nose don't work as well; and (2) if bacteria are present along with purulent drainage, the germs in this carry their own rather unpleasant odor. Sinus infections can also be a cause of bad breath. ...Read more
Rarely: Tooth pain may effect your tongues nerves. However sinus pain will usually not effect your tongue. Please see your dentist asap as tongue numbing symptoms are best treated if caught very early . An oral surgeon may be needed for a consultation. Take care.. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is it possible to have a sinus infection or sinus pressure without having a runny nose/ clogged nose?
Yes: The infection could be present without nasal discharge if enough blockage is present in the sinus outlets or nasal passages. This would usually cause discomfort in the area of the infected sinus and result in forehead or cheek pressure/pain. ...Read more
Can sinus infection cause tooth infection? Or other way around? Been having headaches and sinus probs. Noticed a tooth abscess while brushing tonight
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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