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Can Sinus Infection Cause Neck Pain
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?
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
Can a sinus infection cause neck pain, and extreme phone use cause slight numbess in pinky/wedding finger?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have two swollen glands in my neck and an enlarged thymus from a sinus infection a year ago. I'm seeking a diagnosis w/ my doctor. Possible causes?
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
Pain behind eyes and headeache, tight neck, on and off earaches, can sinus infection cause tight neck?
Rarely: Unless the mastoid sinuses are infected, the pain is not expected to be in the areas. I suspect that you may have a jaw problem from teeth grinding. Consult your dentist. ...Read more
I have a sinus infection/cold and the ring thing above my thyroid that moves up and down when I swallow hurts on the left side when i touch it. Cause?
Yes: May be associated throat infection and/or dryness. ...Read more
Hi i had a sinus infection for two weeks and bad headaches/congestion. that is gone but in the morning when i wake up my throat hurts and there is still mucus being coughed up. what is the cause of this? what should i do? thanks
Post nasal drip: The cause is the sinus infection that you already had. It is left over from the sinus infection. A decongestant such as sudafed and a second generation antihistamin such as zyrtec (cetirizine) should be able to stop it. Pharmacist can help you or your doctor can give you a prescription. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a sinus infection cause red spots on tonsil? I have 2 red spots on left tonsil, no sore throat or swelling, just feels like a sinus infection.
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
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