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Sinuses (Definition)

Sinuses are air filled spaces in the head that have several proposed functions: 1. They serve as shock absorbers in cases of head trauma 2. Lighten the skull 3. Humidify and filter the air while also producing mucus 4. Play a role in vocal resonance. The head contains 4 paired sinus cavities: maxillaries (cheek) under the eyes, ethmoids(between the eyes), frontals (above ...Read more


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Can blocked sinuses create a sense of vertigo?

Can blocked sinuses create a sense of vertigo?

Imbalance: Perhaps imbalance but not true spinning vertigo. If you have spinning vertigo, call MD. At your age call MD today. ...Read more

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Think i may have bppv, dr says no, it's sinuses throwing off balance. Tried bppv exercises, made me feel panic cause got more dizzy doing them.

Think i may have bppv, dr says no, it's sinuses throwing off balance. Tried bppv exercises, made me feel panic cause got more dizzy doing them.

ENT specialist: Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (bppv) is a well documented disease caused by loose otoconia (ear stones) in the inner ear. It should be easily diagnosed and treated with various head maneuvers. The sinuses in the face should not produce vertigo because they are not anatomically nor physiologically connected to the balance mechanisms. Therapy may initially make you more vertiginous. ...Read more

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Can your sinuses make you dizzy and cause pressure around your ears?

Can your sinuses make you dizzy and cause pressure around your ears?

Yes: The sinuses can affect the function of your Eustachian tube, which can cause pressure radiating to your ears. You could try a decongestant to see if it relieves your symptoms. If your symptoms persist, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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My sis gave my some nasal spray to take for my dizziness, she seems to think its my sinuses. will sinuses cause dizziness nauseated and blurry. dr?

My sis gave my some nasal spray to take for my dizziness, she seems to think its my sinuses.  will sinuses cause dizziness nauseated and blurry.  dr?

See Below: Chronic sinus inflammation can cause a sensation of light headedness when it is flared-up. However, if you feel like the room is spinning or feel like you are going to black out, that is not allergies. You should never use a medication that is not recommended for you by a licensed healthcare provider. See your doctor to get appropriate care. ...Read more

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Had a concussion 1 month 3 weeks ago what would cause sinues to hurt dizzy and headaches alomst wveryday?

Had a concussion 1 month 3 weeks ago what would cause sinues to hurt dizzy and headaches alomst wveryday?

Postconcussion: postconcussive syndrome is symptoms like headache and dizziness occur after a known head injury. Generally these symptoms will resolve with enough time and activity accommodations, but you should see a doctor for proper diagnosis. Duration of these symptoms vary from patient to patient and situation to situation. If you have had a previous concussion(s) it can take longer. ...Read more

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Feeling dizzy, weak, achy, on and off tunnel vision. On and off hat flashes, blood pressure is 144/98. I have had a cold, sinus congestion for several weeks now. On amoxicilian for that

Feeling dizzy, weak, achy,  on and off tunnel vision.  On and off hat flashes, blood pressure is 144/98. I have had a cold, sinus congestion for several weeks now. On amoxicilian for that

You : You are describing symptoms that could be ascribed to many different health problems. The role of your internist is to take a thorough history and perform a focused physical exam which will pinpoint the likely cause of your multiple symptoms. As the possibilities are numerous and vary from seasonal allergies, menopause, influenza or other upper respiratory illness, hypertension, transient ischemic attacks, hypoglycemia etc your best bet is to get a thorough exam as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more