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Can a sinus infection cause a toothache?

Can a sinus infection cause a toothache?

Yes: Yes, especially upper posterior teeth. See DDS for pain unrelated to sinusitis. ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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 bad tooth cause sinus problems?

Can a bad tooth cause sinus problems?

Yes: If an upper molar has an infected nerve, it can drain into the sinus. Have a dentist xray the area you suspect the sinus is infected. ...Read more

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Could sinus pressure cause tooth aches?

Could sinus pressure cause tooth aches?

Yes.: Pressure in the sinus can affect the roots of the upper teeth, creating an achey feeling. ...Read more

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Can sinus infection cause pressure in the head?

Can sinus infection cause pressure in the head?

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 more

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Can a toothache cause heart problems?

Can a toothache cause heart problems?

No: Teeth do not cause heart problems, however if you have a heart murmur, or mitral valve prolapse, you could have subacute bacterial endocarditis. Recommend you go visit your physician. ...Read more

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How can I relieve sinus pressure from a sinus infection?

Several posibilities: Nasal irrigation with saline solution via neti-pot, Pseudoephedrine decongestant (or oxymetozaline, but be careful), nasal steroid spray. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I cure a sinus headache and sinus pressure?

How can I cure a sinus headache and sinus pressure?

Sometimes hard: In general tension ha start later in the day and are in a band across the forehead and temples with no other nasal symptoms. Sinus ha to most people are actually migraine which are severe, have nausea, sound and light sensitivity. True sinus ha almost always have other nasal symptoms, are worse in the am and parallel the degree of nasal congestion, colds and allergy. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause mouth and teeth pains?

Can a sinus infection cause mouth and teeth pains?

Yes: Due to the proximity of your sinus to your top back teeth, you may experience some tooth pain with a sinus infection. If your pain does not resolve with your infection you should see a dentist to be sure. Best of luck ...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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Does a bad sinus infection cause eye pressure to rise?

No: No, it can feel like a "pressure sensation" behind or in your eye, but the actual pressure inside the eye is not affected by a sinus infection. ...Read more

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Can a dental infection cause vertigo?

Can a dental infection cause vertigo?

Yes: I have seen vertigo show up from a dental infection before, but very rarely and typically only in severe cases. ...Read more

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Can a sinus headache lead to a migraine if left untreated?

Can a sinus headache lead to a migraine if left untreated?

HEADACHE: Sinusitis is the condition where any 1 or more of the sinuses in head/face become fluid filled and inflamed, producing pain. Headache is one potential symptom. Migraines are a class of headache disorders w/ very specific symptoms & diagnostic criteria. Illnesses in general (including sinusitis) can be migraine triggers... But only if you have been previously diagnosed with migraine headaches. ...Read more

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Can a bad tooth abscess cause dizziness?

Can a bad tooth abscess cause dizziness?

Yes: Yes. Remember an abscess is an infection and must be treated with antibiotics and some sort of dental treatment. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause facial numbness?

Potentially: Swelling within the sinus could potentially impact the infraorbital nerve, causing numbness in the cheek area. If it persisted after treatment of the sinus infection, you should be evaluated by your doctor to rule-out any other pathology. ...Read more

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Can a fractured nose cause later sinus problems?

Can a fractured nose cause later sinus problems?

Yes: Yes, a fractured nose can result in a fractured septum which can obstruct sinus drainage resulting in a sinus problem. ...Read more

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Can the trigeminial nerve cause a pressure headache?

Can the trigeminial nerve cause a pressure headache?

Possible: But other causes including local causes, migraine and problem inside the head may need to be ruled out Please see a physician ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause facial twitches? Also, can nausea, neck pain, fatigue, and sinus pain point to a possible sinus infection?

Can a sinus infection cause facial twitches? Also, can nausea, neck pain, fatigue, and sinus pain point to a possible sinus infection?

Yes: The symptoms you list can point to a sinus infection, but less so the neck pain. Lots of conjestion. Nausea usually comes from the drainage into the stomach. I have not seen facial twitches with a sinus infection. ...Read more

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Can sinus infection cause teeth pain while flying?

Can sinus infection cause teeth pain while flying?

Yes: Yes. Make sure that you have the sinus condition under control before flying. Take along antibiotics, decongestants and pain medication just in case. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Tooth Pain (Definition)

Just what it says. Pain may be localized or diffuse, sharp or dull, aching or throbbing. May be from a host of different causes, the most common being infection. It requires immediate treatment, pain indicates the cause has significantly progressed. Please ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Klein
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Sinus Pain (Definition)

Sinus pain = discomfort in cavities in the head & face. This may be due to congestion or infection of the sinuses. See this article ...Read more