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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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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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