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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. Daniel Lebowitz
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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 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?

E treme phone use : Causes both get a head set they will both go awaythe virus causing the sinus infx can cause sorr neckusvles and headache sorethroat nasal ongestion. ...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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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?

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?

Unrelated: The enlarged thymus is not related to a sinus infection. Enlarged lymph nodes may also not be related to an infection a year ago. You need to have those symptoms checked for other causes. ...Read more

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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

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Can jaw pain, ear pain, and soreness behind ear/neck be caused by sinus infection?

Can jaw pain, ear pain, and soreness behind ear/neck be caused by sinus infection?

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

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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?

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?

? Related: If you truly have a bacterial sinus infection, one may speculate that severe post-nasal drip may lead to a sore throat. If your problem has been present for more than 10 days, you should ask your doctor to check your sinuses and throat just to be sure. ...Read more

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Does sinus infection cause puss pockets on throat?

Not typically: While sinusitis may result in symptoms of post-nasal drainage and discharge down the throat leading to sore throat symptoms, sinus infections typically will not cause pus pockets in the throat or tonsils. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause ear and throat pain?

Yes: The areas are connected by proximity and shared neurologic channels. ...Read more

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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

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 more

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Dr. Ira Katz
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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. Craig Morton
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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