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Can Sinus Pressure Cause Eye Pain
Sinusitis: Sounds like you may have a sinus infection. Try taking over-the-counter preparations with decongestants (if you have no heart conditions that contraindicate), and plenty of steamy heat. Nasal saline lavage (e.g. Salt aire, netipot) can also help clear sinus pressure and act as a natural antibiotic. Nsaids can also help to control inflammation. See your doctor if the green mucus persists. ...Read more
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
Over 2 years of sinus pressure in eyes, ears, nose teeth, several doc. Visits no answers, last 2 months have had some pounding in neck is this sinus?
Sounds like spasm: Your symptoms sound like they may be due to spasm of your facial muscles perhaps caused by your bite or clenching/grinding of your teeth. The pounding in your neck could also be from muscle spasm. Do you chew gum? Are you missing teeth? Under a lot of stress? Try a soft diet, antiinflammatory medication and ice to your head and face. See your dentist. Stay away from chewy and crunchy foods. ...Read more
Ent doctor took one look in ears and said I was fine but for a year I've had sinus pain and pressure, migraines, eye pain and slight vision issues. Ideas?
Probably not: Sinus pressure and infection can cause a pressure sensation behind the eyes (and rarely orbital infection), but it should not cause visual symptoms. "strobe light flashes" are more likely a retinal or optic nerve symptom, or possibly a migraine symptom. People with symptom of flashing should have an eye exam to rule out retinal problems. ...Read more
Sinus pressure: Sinus issues can cause the eyes to be red and inflamed but will not cause blood vessels on the eye surface to break. ...Read more
HI I have sinus pressure, head ache and no cough except mornings. It occasionally causes my eyes to go alittle blurry and I get a little dizzy.?
Yes, possible: Sinus pressure and infections may results in symptoms of facial pain or headaches as well as ear pain. Ear pain may be radiating or referred pain, or potentially from eustachian tube problems secondary to sinus issues. ...Read more
I have sinus pressure on left side of face, ear aches/head sometimes and have dried bloody boogers in left nostril at times. What is the cause of this?
MY ACHING HEAD: Sinuses are air-filled structures in our heads that warm & filter the air we breathe while decreasing the weight of our skull. When inflamed and filled with mucus, it is like having heavy, water balloons pressing on your face from the inside (ouch). Consider antihistamines (Cetrilizine) and/or decongestants (Pseudoephedrine). If not improving, consult me and we'll figure it out together. ...Read more
Rarely: Although the eyes can feel "full" or heavy if you have sinus pressure, sinusitis rarely causes eye issues. If there is a true sinus infection that is left untreated, it can spread to the eye socket and lead to serious problems, but as long as it is being treated there is nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Yes: The maxillary sinus is just below the eye. ...Read more
Possibly: If it is a sinus problem then you will have associated symptoms like cough, runny nose, nasal congestion, nasal drainage. If you have none of those associated symptoms you may have a migraine condition which is frequently mistaken for sinusitis. See your doctor to sort it all out! ...Read more
I have had sinus pressure on my nose and some pressure under my eyes for a week. What could this be? No congestion either, which seems odd.
Sinus pressure and drainage for 3+weeks. This a.m. have severe pain in my left cheek, pain when blinking my eye and pain to eat. What's going on?
Probable sinusitis: You didn't mention if you were treated for this. It sounds like you have a sinus infection (sinusitis). Sinuses are large "cavities' in the facial bones and infection and inflammation put pressure on face, in all directions, so your eye and teeth symptoms are consistent with sinusitis. You should probably be on decongestants and antibiotics for at least 14 days. ...Read more
Sinus congestion: Sinus congestion is usually felt in the forehead or cheeks. Do you have associated nasal congestion or nasal mucus? If so, irrigate your nasal canals with warm salt water to promote drainage. Perhaps you would be better off being evaluated by an otolaryngologist to see if there truly is a sinus problem rather than symptoms due to eye strain or muscle contraction tension type discomfort. ...Read more
I have had a few dizzy spells followed by eye/head/sinus pressure. Is this something that is serious?
I have sinus pressure under my eyes and forehead and have been getting dizzy when I change head positions or lay down. What is going on?
I have really bad sinus pressure between my eyes and on my nose. But I don't have congestion. Nose is really dry and when I blew it had dry bloodymucus?
I have pressure in my nose and eyes like sinus pressure only when my head hurts. I've been checked for sinusitis and it was negative. What could it be?
I have bad sinus pressure pain behind my right nose bone and behind my right eye, my eye is watering and I'm pretty cold. Am I gonna be okay?
Experience trouble swallowing for two weeks, with increased blood pressure that is already treated with Cozaar 50mg. Suffering also from sinus pressure and dry and teary eyes?
If I squint, my cheeks, nose, eyes start twitching almost instantly. Could it be sinus pressure, TMJ, caffeine, or nervous system?
I've have a runny, stuffy nose, itchy eyes, ear fulness, sinus pressure & mucus that ranges from white, to light yellow & tired. What's going on? Remedies?
Allergies: The symptoms described are most consistent with an allergy. Based on the info provided it is hard to say what to. Best remedy is to avoid whatever it is that you are allergic to. Outside of that nasal irrigation with a Neti pot or other device is helpful as are antihistamine medications like diphenhydramine, loratadine, and cetirizine. ...Read more
Days ago dizziness and sinus pressure started. A few days later, sneezing began with watery runny nose. Now eyes are puffy & watering. Micronutrients?
? viral URI: Affecting your upper airways, sinuses and now your eyes. Micronutrients won't help with what you have, a doctor's evaluation is what you need at this moment, as you may very well need prescription medications, best wishes ...Read more
Have sinus pressure & post nasal drip w/ no runny nose. Hands are shaky and ears are ringing, had eyes checked, all good. Afraid of brain tumor.?
Probably not!: At 20 yo your symptoms point more towards a basic sinus issue, with a possible underlying anxiety disorder. If your hand shake all the time, you may have some familial tremor or something else, but most likely not a brain tumor. If the shaking is constant, than see a neurologist to get it evaluated. Best wishes. ...Read more
Have a cold for a few days now w sinus pressure & sore throat. Today noticed that my left eye was a little irritated under the iris. What could it be?
Sinus and Common cold usually is due to Virus and our body fights off the infection with Proper Diet, Ginger tea, Vit C, Steam Inhalation using Vicks, Decongestant or Antihistaminic (like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Claritin)
The tears drain in the nose via Nasolacrimal Duct. When there is nasal congestion there can be eye irritation because of improper drainage o tears.
Warm compresses may help. ...Read more
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