Doctor insights on:
Can Sinus Infection Cause Eye Pressure
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
If I have cavernous sinus thrombosis wouldn't I know it by now?Ct scan in July showed sinus infection.had eye pain & stillhave dialited blood vessels
Need to be under: oculoplastics, orbital surgery management so don't lose vision. You should know it by now, and should be followed closely. Do you have an interventional radiologist on consult in your case? This is not to be taken lightly and make sure you have the experts managing your care carefully. Is ENT helping manage your sinusitis? This involves so many specialists for best outcome. Good luck! ...Read more
Can you have a sinus infection without a stuffy, runny nose, cough or fever? Basically the only symptom being head/ face/ eye pressure
Yes it is possible: Yes, one can have symptoms of sinusitis without having cold like symptoms. I have treated patients for sinusitis after they have presented to me for periocular, forhead and sometimes even unusual complaints. I use ct-scan if I am suspecting sinusitis even if they have been treated for presumed inflammation. These patients may present with pressure around the eyes and even unusual headaches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a sinus infection be on just one side of the head? Is it 'normal' to smell a weird smell & have nose bleeds down throat? What about ear/eye pain?
See ENT ASAP: Yes, sinus infections may be unilateral. Your symptoms are not normal. See an ENT specialist soon. This is not likely to improve without treatment, and may get worse. ...Read more
When I blink my eye it gets blurry sometimes, can allergies cause this bc I have a sinus infection. And it hurts to press on my right eye?
See eye doctor: There are many things that can cause blurry vision. You need an eye exam by an eye doctor to sort this out. Sinus infections can cause some discomfort around the eyes but again you need to see a doctor to sort this out. Eye pain and blurry vision can be signs of a serious problem so please get an eye exam as soon as possible. ...Read more
My left eye hurts feels like something is stuck under it, battling a sinus infection could that be the cause?
No: Frontal sinuses are located just above the nose and are not formed in an young child; maxillary sinuses that are located on either side of the nose do not get blocked as they have a large opening. So, sinus infections do not happen in infants. Yellow eyes are from jaundice or severe cases of hypercarotenemia. So, if the eyes are yellow, the infant needs to be evaluated by a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain behind eyes and headeache, tight neck, on and off earaches, can sinus infection cause tight neck?
When it's caused...: ...By a sinus infection and there's redness and swelling around the eye, that's called periorbital or preseptal cellulitis. When there is no or minimal swelling, but there is redness and pain and maybe discharge, that's pinkeye. Note that you can have both at once, that periorbital cellulitis can happen without a sinus infection, and sometimes it can be hard to distinguish which came first. ...Read more
How can you tell the difference between an eye infection caused by a sinus infection or pink eye?
It's not easy: You can't always know where the infection started. Also, some infections appear very similar to each other. More importantly, viral infections - like pink eye - do not need to be treated, while others - like bacterial eyelid infections - need medication. Knowing the origin does not necessarily help, so it is best to see your eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible for pink eye to cause a sinus infection? Can I had pink eye first, now a sinus infection. Can a doctor prescribe something for this??
Sinus infection cause ^BP? I also have pressure/pain in head-different spots,spasm in jaw near ears-both,facial pain/spasm over brows,nose,under eyes
TMJ dysfunction: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Headache, earache, sinus pain, neck pain and jaw pain are the common symptoms. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. See Orofacial Pain practitioner for a consultation and treatment options. ...Read more
Can a chronic long standing sinus infection cause optic nerve damage? X-ray shows fluid line in eye socket. Problem for years. No medication helps.
You need to: consult with an ENT specialist. You might need surgical correction if you have failed optimum medical treatment. ...Read more
Possible: Sinus infections can cause pain in the areas of the sinus, which could also lead to facial and scalp muscle spasm, causing pain in the back of the head. There are no sinuses in the back of the head. Rarely, a complication of a sinus infection could cause clotting of the blood in the brain, which could cause pain, but also other neurologic signs. ...Read more
Can having a sinus infection cause sensitivity to sound , and pain in the face, head , ears, and neck?
Probably: If you have nasal congestion that preceded the symptoms you listed, i believe the answer is yes in your case. ...Read more
Feels like pressure: A sinus infection will put pressure on the lining of the sinus. The tissue that lines the sinus has a lot of nerve endings and when aggravated they make you feel like there is a lot of pressure in your head but there is only pressure on the nerve endings. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Can sinus cause eye pressure?
- Can sinus infection cause eye infection?
- Can sinus pressure cause eye problems?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Can a sinus infection cause eye pain?
- Can a sinus infection cause eye problems?
- Can sinus infection cause eye problems?
- Can sinus infection cause pink eye?
- Talk to a urgent care specialist online for free