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Can allergies only cause congestion and post nasal drip dry mouth and no other symptoms, my nose never drains eyes never itchy but always congested.?

Can allergies only cause congestion and post nasal drip dry mouth and no other symptoms, my nose never drains eyes never itchy but always congested.?

Absolutely: Everybody's allergy to allergens can be different. Stuffiness that goes away then comes back can be allergy related, try some over the counter loratadine or Allegra (fexofenadine) and see your doctor ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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4 fillings in June. Sensitive teeth, headaches, earaches, sore throat, post nasal drip, and slight chest and head congestion ever since (3 months)?

4 fillings in June. Sensitive teeth, headaches, earaches, sore throat, post nasal drip, and slight chest and head congestion ever since (3 months)?

2 unrelated issues: And should be treated separately. See your GP for headaches, earaches, sore throat, post nasal drip, chest and head congestion. You should see your DDS for sensitive teeth or other dental problems. ...Read more

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Nasal congestion on and off headaches on right side and left side of head, weird taste of blood in mouth (no blood). Been 2 months, aneurysm? Or what?

Nasal congestion on and off headaches on right side and left side of head, weird taste of blood in mouth (no blood). Been 2 months, aneurysm? Or what?

Sinus congestion: A 21 year old female with nasal congestion, headaches, and taste of blood in mouth. These symptoms could be due to a sinus infection, chronic rhinitis, or allergic rhinitis (allergies), all of which can cause headaches and post-nasal drainage. Please see a primary care provider, allergist or ENT for further evaluation including a thorough physical examination. ...Read more

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Can wisdom tooth extraction cause pain in ears, eye sockets, and throat?

Can wisdom tooth extraction cause pain in ears, eye sockets, and throat?

Yes: Pain can be referred from primary site to adjacent sites. Pain is an indicator that something's not right. Please call your surgeon, the resolution of your problem may be simple and just a phone call away. ...Read more

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Hit my head yesterday when standing up with the corner of an open drawer. Concussion? Also got 4 wisdom teeth removed, I may be mixing the symptoms..

Hit my head yesterday when standing up with the corner of an open drawer. Concussion? Also got 4 wisdom teeth removed, I may be mixing the symptoms..

Possibly: Your Oral Surgeon is responsible for your post-surgical care. Notify his/her office immediately. If your symptoms are not related to your surgery the Oral Surgeon will refer you to th3 correct medical specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Wisdom teeth removed Feb. 1st. Ever since I've had lower head, neck, upper shoulder, and gum pain. Is this normal?

Wisdom teeth removed Feb. 1st. Ever since I've had lower head, neck, upper shoulder, and gum pain. Is this normal?

2 separate problems: 1. Neck and lower head pain. See your PCP.
2. Pain and swelling following dental extraction is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery, after that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. Three month following surgery it's not OK. Time to call your dentist and to check the gum pain. Maybe another tooth needs attention? ...Read more

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Can Cold/Sinus congestion cause a whooshing sound in your ears (my right ear) in certain positions like bending my head forward/towards the right?

Can Cold/Sinus congestion cause a whooshing sound in your ears (my right ear) in certain positions like bending my head forward/towards the right?

Yes it can...: Fluid accumulated in your ears due to congestion can cause this type of symptoms. Usually with plenty of fluids and decongestants gets better in a matter of a few days. ...Read more

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Extreme nose pain that comes and goes (about twice a day for an hour), causes entire head to hurt. No congestion or cold in months...

Nose pain: Recurrent nose pain and headache without associated sinus congestion features, May be a variant of migraine or cluster headaches. For evaluation I recommend that you consult a neurologist or headaches specialist. If he or she feels it's advisable, then you will be referred to an Otolaryngologist for an opinion. ...Read more

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Can sinus congestion cause headaches that can appear anywhere? After a cold I have a headache on the top left side of my head near the back.

Can sinus congestion cause headaches that can appear anywhere? After a cold I have a headache on the top left side of my head near the back.

The sinuses are: Located above and below the eyes and sinus headache is in the front of the face/forehead. A headache towards the top or back of the head is more associated with routine headache or tension headache. ...Read more

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Feeling pain around my eye after wisdom tooth extraction. Is this normal and what should I do?

Feeling pain around my eye after wisdom tooth extraction. Is this normal and what should I do?

See the surgeon: The removal of the upper wisdom teeth can cause some postoperative pain in the general area of the eye. However, this may be a serious complication and should be evaluated by the treating surgeon. ...Read more

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Can bad teeth cause problems with your ears like congestion, ringing etc.? . I asked my dentist and she said no. Maybe I should find another dentist?

Can bad teeth cause problems with your ears like congestion, ringing etc.? . I asked my dentist and she said no. Maybe I should find another dentist?

Maybe: Studies show the most common cause of tinnitus is Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) but anemia, patulous Eustachian tube and in some cases brain tumors called schwannomas and acoustic neuromas detectable by MRI are involved. Workup sometimes frustrating but stay the course start w hearing test by audiology and ENT consult then MRI if needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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I've been getting frequent headaches between my eyes, but I don't have any congestion or cold like symptoms. Can this still be a sinus headache?

I've been getting frequent headaches between my eyes, but I don't have any congestion or cold like symptoms. Can this still be a sinus headache?

Yes, but...: Could be anything from your eyes to actual headache. Sinus disease, however, can certainly cause only headache without your feeling congested.

See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have had a dull headache in my forehead/eye area for the past 4 days. No congestion. I do not normally have headaches. What could cause this?

I have had a dull headache in my forehead/eye area for the past 4 days. No congestion. I do not normally have headaches. What could cause this?

Several things..: Eye/forehead aching is sometimes due to ocular surface problems (e.g., dry eye, allergy eye) because the cornea is exquisitely sensitive. If the pain is worse with visual activity, eyestrain could be the cause, and glasses could help. You could have congestion in your frontal sinus even though you don't feel otherwise congested. A lesser possibility is a migraine or other type of headache. ...Read more

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How do I fix dark circles under my eyes probably caused by congestion?

How do I fix dark circles under my eyes probably caused by congestion?

Decongestant: You can try taking a decongestant such as sudafed. You can also try putting afrin 12 hr decongestant nasal spray on the skin under your eyes. ...Read more

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I have had a headache for a week and a half behind my eyes. I have sinus congestion but no drainage or fever. Is this caused by a virus?

I have had a headache for a week and a half behind my eyes. I have sinus congestion but no drainage or fever. Is this caused by a virus?

Maybe: Your headache very likely is a consequence of your sinus congestion, even without drainage. It can be from allergic reaction to inhaled allergen like pollen, a viral infection or even a bacterial infection. However, you may be right that this is not from a bacterial infection as you are not systemically sicker (fever, chills, swelling around the facial area). Try otc anti-allergy/decongestant. ...Read more

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Runny nose, congestion. I get hot and cold flushes, Every time I cough I feel like throwing up and get watery eyes. Bad cough.?

Runny nose, congestion. I get hot and cold flushes, Every time I cough I feel like throwing up and get watery eyes. Bad cough.?

A cold: Sounds like a common cold. Be sure you have enough fluid and electrolyte intake to replenish the amount vomited. Is your whooping cough immunization updated (just in case you have whooping cough)? Consider consulting your doctor if the coughing and vomiting fail to improve in the next 48 hours or worsen at any time. ...Read more

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I've had bad nasal congestion and laryngitis. Now I am having pain under my right eye. Could this be caused by the sinus congestion?

I've had bad nasal congestion and laryngitis. Now I am having pain under my right eye. Could this be caused by the sinus congestion?

See doctor: You need to see a doctor to get examined. Since your description is not detailed enough, it is hard to even guess what the cause may be since it may just be from a cold but a sinus infection should be considered as well. ...Read more

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I have had a sudden onset of what I think might be allergies.. sneezing, nasal congestion and itchy, red, dry eyes. Is this a cold or allergies?

It can be difficult: To distinguish between the onset of a cold (virus) and allergies. Allergists often perform a special nasal discharge smear and stain and look for allergy cells under the microscope. Your PCP can help u figure this out. ...Read more

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My sister has probable endometriosis, chronic sinus congestion, tonsil stones, atrophy in one eye, now blood and protein in urine. What could be the cause?

My sister has probable endometriosis, chronic sinus congestion, tonsil stones, atrophy in one eye, now blood and protein in urine. What could be the cause?

Unrelated: Don't look for a single cause. Endometriosis is extremely common, as are sinus troubles. A person can learn to remove their own tonsilloliths. Blood and protein in the urine in a woman are often contaminants but a cause should be sought. It's a waste of time to try to connect these. I'm glad you care for her and trust these concerns can all be addressed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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