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Is it normal to feel nauseas with a sinus headache?

Is it normal to feel nauseas with a sinus headache?

Depends: Some people equate facial pressure or sinus pressure with a headache. This problem may be due to allergies or a sinus infection infection. This shouldn't cause nausea. If your headache is more of a migraine condition, then nausea would be commonly associated with that. If this is a longstanding problem for you, you should see a doctor to sort this out. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Sinus (Definition)

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


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What ailment can cause retinal holes, nausea, headaches and sinus pain?

What ailment can cause retinal holes, nausea, headaches and sinus pain?

Probably unrelated: Retinal holes are usually causes by physical problems within the eye, such as the vitreous gel pulling on the retina and causing a tear. Most cases of retinal holes are of unknown cause and are not usually associated with medical conditions. Symptoms of nausea, headache and sinus pain could be anything from migraine to influenza, and a medical examination would be needed to diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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What causes migraine, how can I avoid it, what differenciates sinus headache from migraine?

What causes migraine, how can I avoid it, what differenciates sinus headache from migraine?

Headache: There are many proposed theories on the causes of migraines from blood vessel constriction to cortical spreading depression. Some try avoiding triggers, but there is not good evidence for this. Sinus headache originates from sinus inflammation and swelling, not from within the brain as in migraine. Symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and visual changes or aura can help differentiate the two. ...Read more

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Could a sinus headache cause ringing of the ear?

Could a sinus headache cause ringing of the ear?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus - or ringing in the ears - has a number of different causes. It is not out of the question that a sinus infection could exacerbate tinnitus, but it is not common either. Medications, stress, acoustic trauma, and many other things can trigger tinnitus. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a sinus headache?

What causes rid of a sinus headache?

Sometimes hard: In general tension ha start later in the day and are in a band across the forehead and temples with no other nasal symptoms. Sinus ha to most people are actually migraine which are severe, have nausea, sound and light sensitivity. True sinus ha almost always have other nasal symptoms, are worse in the am and parallel the degree of nasal congestion, colds and allergy. ...Read more

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It happens that a sinus headache cause pain in the top of your head?

Possible : Many times pain could radiate to other area from its origin , or coudl be waht we call referred pain , like gallbladder pain to the shoulder as an example. ...Read more

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What is a sinus headache? Can it cause headache at the back of head?

What is a sinus headache? Can it cause headache at the back of head?

Sinus Headache: A sinus headache is a lay term that refers to head pain felt over the anatomic distribution of the sinuses, typically the forehead. Headaches in this location actually may have many causes and are not considered a major sign of sinusitis, though many lay people believe that they are. ...Read more

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I have a bad sinus headache and nose bleed what is the cause?

I have a bad sinus headache and nose bleed what is the cause?

Headache: The sx of headache and nose bleeds probably sinus infection. I am concerned may also be high blood pressure. At the very least see physician get antibiotics but definitely get BP check. ...Read more

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Dr suspects acid reflux. if acid reflux can go to the sinus lining, could it cause a sinus headache. I have an apt aug 5th to see a gastro dr.

Dr suspects acid reflux. if acid reflux can go to the sinus lining, could it cause a sinus headache. I have an apt aug 5th to see a gastro dr.

Quit Smoking please: Smoking can cause recurrent damage to the inner linings of Nose, Throat,Air passages and Stomach. The symptoms can be Hyper acid secretion with Reflux, Recurrent URI infection and cough and congestion. So if you can try to quit smoking your symptoms may subside to some extent. Meanwhile try taking H2 blocker like Pepcid (famotidine) AC OTC 2/day, ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Klein
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Sinus Pain (Definition)

Sinus pain is a symptom in which a person has pain in the sinus spaces of the face. The sinuses are hollow spaces in the facial bones, with the largest spaces in each cheekbone and in the forehead. Sinus infections can cause sinus pressure, sinus pain, headaches, fever, cloudy ...Read more


Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more