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Can Allergies Cause Constant Head Pressure And Tinnitus
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Head cold for 8 days.
Blocked ears/pressure/hearing loss for 7 days.
Intense, constant tinnitus for the past 2 days.
Should I be worried?
Not yet: The general consensus in our specialty (ENT) is that an 8 day history of your symptoms is a viral upper respiratory infection. An antibiotic is not needed at this time. Unfortunately, you have tinnitus or perception of sound in the ear which is a central (auditory nervous system) problem. If you are not significantly better in 3 to 4 weeks consult an otolaryngologist. ...Read more
I am taking 20mg Lexapro (escitalopram) daily. Could too much Lexapro (escitalopram) cause head pressure. Thanks?
Unlikely: yes, these drugs can cause head pressure, but rare. You may be having tension headaches ...Read more
I was on 10mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) for 6 months.My Dr increased it to 15mg.Could Lexapro (escitalopram) cause Head Pressure.Thanks?
Sinus headache: Dear JasmineD, Allergies can lead to a build up of inflammation and fluid in your sinuses which are located in your forehead thus causing a sinus headache. Decongestants or anti-allergy medications can help with it. Please see a healthcare provider if your symptoms last longer than a week. Regards, Dr. Cacho ...Read more
Yes, mildly so: Allergies can cause sinus pressure and mild discomfort but not pain strong enough to interrupt activities, in general. Notice if barometric pressure (weather change) triggers it or whether deongestants help. Don't assume tho that nasal congestion means sinus; classic migraine does too. ...Read more
Headache: Unfortunately, just about anything can cause a headache. Depending on the antidepressant you were taking - this is more or less likely to occur. It's for this reason, that we usually taper them off over a month or two rather than stopping cold turkey. It allows the body to adjust and is a smoother transition for you as well. Hope that helps! ...Read more
What could be causes of itching anus, dizziness and head pressure? all three presented at the same time.
Many things: Itching anus is most commonly due to irritation of the tissue in that area (hemorrhoids, tear (rough wiping), infection, dryness, rash) and may be visible with a mirror. It may be unrelated to other symptoms, but people facing crises can have all three complaints if rectal tension develops or they have to sit too much. Headache and dizziness can result from many things. If not better, see MD ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers