Top
30
Doctor insights on: Can Sinus Pressure Cause Vision Problems

Share
1

1
Can sinus pressure cause strobe light flashes in vision?

Can sinus pressure cause strobe light flashes in vision?

Migraine?: "aura" is common with migraines, which can be associated with sinus problems. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
3 Doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Can sinus pressure cause blurred vision?

Can sinus pressure cause blurred vision?

Sinus pressure: Possible, most likely due to medications for sinus pressure where one side effect is blurred vision. ...Read more

3

3
Can sinus pressure cause blurry vision in one eye?

Can sinus pressure cause blurry vision in one eye?

See an eye doctor.: It depends on the cause of what you are calling "sinus pressure." blurry vision in one eye is not normal. You must see an eye doctor for a full exam. ...Read more

4

4
Does sinus pressure cause blurred vision in one eye?

Does sinus pressure cause blurred vision in one eye?

No: Blurring in one eye is typically a problem (from front to back of the visual system) with the tear film, cornea, anterior chamber, lens, vitreous, retina, orbit, optic nerve, and any connection to the visual cortex. Sinus fullness doesn't directly affect vision. ...Read more

6

6
Woke up this morning with bad cold and sinus pressure which comes and goes. Sometimes my vision seems blurry when sinuses are bad. Is this normal?

Woke up this morning with bad cold and sinus pressure which comes and goes. Sometimes my vision seems blurry when sinuses are bad. Is this normal?

Chronic Allergies: Your symptoms are likely due to chronic allergies and as long as you are effectively managing your allergies, your symptoms will be under control. Blurry vision with exacerbation of the allergic reaction is normal. Talk to your doctor about eye drps for your allergic conjunctivitis. ...Read more

8

8
Can sinus pressure cause your blood pressure to spike?

Can sinus pressure cause your blood pressure to spike?

Unlikely: It is rather the medications to treat the sinus pressure symptoms, like systemic decongestants as pseudoephedrine, (sudafed) can cause spiking blood pressure in some individuals, check with your doctor, best wishes ...Read more

9

9
Can sinus pressure be the cause of my vocal nasality?

Can sinus pressure be the cause of my vocal nasality?

Hyponasal speech...: Can be due to nasal and sinus congestion. Swelling inside the nose due to the common cold or allergies or even a sinus infection can lead to less air flow through the nose resulting in a nasal voice (hyponasal) as if you're speaking while holding your nose shut. Sinus pressure can also be due some of the above causes, so yes you may have both symptoms as a result of nasal congestion. ...Read more

12

12
I have severe sinus pressure with very little congestion, usual remedies aren't helping. Mucus is thick & sticky, waking with rheum, what could cause?

I have severe sinus pressure with very little congestion, usual remedies aren't helping. Mucus is thick & sticky, waking with rheum, what could cause?

Sinus infection: Is most likely cause. See you medical doctor or ear, nose and throat specialist for an evaluation. If infection is present then an antibiotic may be needed. ...Read more

13

13
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

14

14
Can sinus pressure cause strobe light flashes in your eyes?

Can sinus pressure cause strobe light flashes in your eyes?

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

15

15
Will sinus pressure cause pain in the head and ear pressure?

Will sinus pressure cause pain in the head and ear pressure?

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

16

16
Can sinus pressure cause pain in teeth, ears, and jaw?

Of course: A sinus infection can sometimes cause you to feel pain in your teeth, ears, and jaw. An upper toothache can often be the major symptom of sinus infection. See your PCP for evaluation, treatment or referral to an ENT. ...Read more

17

17
I can't smell and taste. My taste comes back for a second and then goes away again. I have sinus pressure but not clogged sinuses. Possible causes?

Sinus issues: Some of the more common causes of loss of taste and smell are tobacco use, pollutants, the common cold or chronic sinus problems, allergies, medications like antibiotics and blood pressure medicines, tooth and gum diseases. In your case it's most likely due to your sinuses issues. None of the meds you're taking are known for doing it. Your primary care doc can help you with this ...Read more

18

18
What causes seeing stars going up and down the stairs? Also I have sinus pressure, post nasal drip

What causes seeing stars going up and down the stairs? Also I have sinus pressure, post nasal drip

Many possibilities: You need to be seen and examined. Go and see your pcp and let them take a history, etc. If they think specialized care is necessary they will refer you. Good luck. ...Read more

19

19
Can sinus pressure cause lower tooth and jaw pain?

Can sinus pressure cause lower tooth and jaw pain?

Possible: The complexity of the head and neck area never ceases to amaze me. The intimacy of the vessels, nerves and sinus and lymph chain of this area hold many surprises. Usually upper teeth are involved but it is possible, and it would be wise to have this type of symptom evaluated by your dentist to determine if it is dentally related. If it is not, then the next stop is your physician. ...Read more

20

20
Ear pain, sinus pressure, tingling tongue, tingling roof of mouth and pressure on roof of mouth. Causes?

Ear pain, sinus pressure, tingling tongue, tingling roof of mouth and pressure on roof of mouth. Causes?

Sinus infection: Hard to say. Other than tongue symptoms, this sounds like a sinus infection. I would start with a visit to the M.D. He/she may recommend a ct scan. ...Read more

21

21
Can cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) eardrops cause dry sinus or sinus pressure?

Can cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) eardrops cause dry sinus or sinus pressure?

Unlikely: Ear drops shouldn't pass through your ear drum (unless you have tubes or a perforation) and should have no effect on your sinuses. ...Read more

24

24
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?

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

25

25
After 21 days on biaxin (clarithromycin) and a course of prednisone, sinus pressure still a problem along with severe headaches. Could this be med withdrawal?

After 21 days on biaxin (clarithromycin) and a course of prednisone, sinus pressure still a problem along with severe headaches. Could this be med withdrawal?

No: Could be that the biaxin (clarithromycin) did not treat your sinus infection successfully. There are no studies I know of that support using Prednisone to treat sinusitis. It can decrease the effectiveness of your immune system. Consult your doctor. ...Read more

26

26
Can a chest contusion after a car collision cause fever, sweats, sinus pressure, pain, stabbing psin even after 13 days? Some lady hit me he'd on gng 45+mph

No, need eval: A simple chest contusion should not cause fever and sweats. You may not be breathing as deeply because of the contusion/pain, and may be developing a pneumonia. Other problems after a mva are also possible, so you need to get back to the doctor and be reevaluated. ...Read more

27

27
Can sinus pressure cause blood vessels in eye to break?

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

28

28
Sinus pressure, dizziness. What can I take for this sinus problem, that won't aggravate the stomach ulcer that I already have.

Sinus pressure, dizziness. What can I take for this sinus problem, that won't aggravate the stomach ulcer that I already have.

Sinusitis vs cold: Go with over-the-counter sinus/cold remedy medicine. Avoid things with Aspirin or Ibuprofen since they may aggravate your ulcer. If you are sick for more than 6-7 days, see a doctor to check for sinusitis. ...Read more

29

29
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.?

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.?

See a doctor: It is possible that you have sinusitis. Treatment depends on the cause, wether viral or bacterial, or if it is just a case of allergies. So please see a doctor to determine the cause and treat. Saline flushes, at least twice a day should help in either case. ...Read more

30

30
When u hve build up of ear wax & ear drum can't b seen....Can this cause h/aches ear ache dizzyness and sinus pressure best way 2 clean ear drum please

When u hve build up of ear wax & ear drum can't b seen....Can this cause h/aches ear ache dizzyness and sinus pressure best way 2 clean ear drum please

Unlikely: Ear wax can cause hearing loss and ear discomfort but not the other symptoms. Try cleaning drum with peroxide diluted 1:1 with lukewarm water a couple times daily. Just make sure to, get all the solution out. For other symptoms consult ent. ...Read more

Change In Vision (Definition)

There are many types of eye problems and visual disturbances. These include blurred vision, halos, blind spots, floaters, and other symptoms. Blurred vision is the loss of sharpness of vision and the inability to see small details. Blind spots (scotomas) are dark "holes" in the visual field in which ...Read more


Dr. Richard Bensinger
1,726 Doctors shared insights

Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more