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Ct scan showed swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck. Recent root canal on right side and sinus infection. Cbc in nov was good. What is it?

Ct scan showed swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck. Recent root canal on right side and sinus infection. Cbc in nov was good. What is it?

Infections: The infections in the sinuses or the just finished root canal treatment either still there or did not go away completely , consult your doctor for treatment. Swollen lymph nodes are indicative of infections in the areas they drain.. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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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Can sinus infection cause neck pain/stiffness?

Can sinus infection cause neck pain/stiffness?

Yes there can be : Associated muscular symptoms and if the lymph nodes are inflamed they can make the neck feel stiff and painful as well. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause neck pain, and extreme phone use cause slight numbess in pinky/wedding finger?

Can a sinus infection cause neck pain, and extreme phone use cause slight numbess in pinky/wedding finger?

Neck Pain/Sinusitis: Sinus infection can cause neck pain, neck stiffness, myalgia (muscles pain) & headaches. Also it can cause swollen neck glands which can also be painful. Excessive phone use on itself is not related to pinky numbness, but around your "funny bone" located about your elbow, the ulnar nerve is located; it is vulnerable to compression at this location. Also pinched nerve in your neck can be a cause. ...Read more

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Can sinus infection cause ear neck shoulder pain?

Can sinus infection cause ear neck shoulder pain?

ear neck pain. : Usually not. The symptoms seems like cervical nerve root irritated. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection or an ear infection cause neck pain, more specifically, the lymph nodes? Is this a normal occurrence?

Can a sinus infection or an ear infection cause neck pain, more specifically, the lymph nodes? Is this a normal occurrence?

Yes: Infections in the head, including ear infections, sinus infections, and tooth infections, can lead to swelling of the lymph nodes and pain from the inflammation. They usually take a few days to a few weeks to fully resolve. Please see your doctor if they are especially large and painful - or if your neck hurts when you bend it toward your chest. ...Read more

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Can neck pain/stiffness accompany a sinus infection?

Can neck pain/stiffness accompany a sinus infection?

Yes: If you have had a recent sinus infection, and now you are having neck pain stiffness, you could have meningitis. You need to seek medical attention immediately to rule this out. ...Read more

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Neck pain and stiffness. Numbness and tingling on left cheek gone to neuro doc and have neuropathy but also a sinus infection.?

Neck pain and stiffness. Numbness and tingling on left cheek gone to neuro doc and have neuropathy but also a sinus infection.?

Sinus infection: If the infection has gone on for more than 7-10 days you probably need antibiotics. Also nasal saline spray will help. ...Read more

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I had a sinus infection that has left two swollen glands on the back of my neck which are painful, and now I have an enlarged thymis. Causes?

I had a sinus infection that has left two swollen glands on the back of my neck which are painful, and now I have an enlarged thymis. Causes?

Length of time?: You have not said how long you have had these symptoms. If it is a short time, you likely have an infection with reactive lynphadenopathy which should resolve.Longer time requires you to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can tonsillitis or sinus infection cause 1 enlarged lymph node in the neck?And if so why? I have 1 white spot on my tonsil no pain. Negative strep test

Yes lymph nodes swel: Infection causes lymph nodes to swell especially the one nearest the infection.The neck lymph nodes would be the closest to tonsils and sinuses. They swell because lymph nodes try to carry the infection away and break it down. Infection could be h. Flu or staph or another bacteria or virus or fungal.Cultures could help and proper antibiotics need to be started unless it is a virus. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Infection (Definition)

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


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Neck Pain (Definition)

Neck pain can be a symptom of many problems, infections, growths, cervical disk disease, fractures, vascular problems (some serious), heart issues, etc., etc. See your doctor for an exam and possible ...Read more