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Can sinus problems be causing my lightheadness/dizziness?

Can sinus problems be causing my lightheadness/dizziness?

Possible: The eustachian tube connects to the nasal passages, and a chronic sinus infection could block this connection to the inner ear eventuating in symptoms. Have your otolaryngologist evaluate. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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 nasal polyps or sinus problems cause me to have dizzy/off balance feelings?

Can nasal polyps or sinus problems cause me to have dizzy/off balance feelings?

Dizziness: It is possible that severe sinus condition may cause dizziness. However, i think is wise to check with your physician for proper diagnosis and adequate treatment. ...Read more

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How can I cure dizziness and recurring sinus problems?

How can I cure dizziness and recurring sinus problems?

Good medical care: Often, sinus infections are not completely treated and therefore seem to constantly return when they have never completely gone. You must see an otolaryngologist or ENT physician to ensure that not only is the sinus infection completely treated, but the fluid in your sinuses or ears is gone as well. ...Read more

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I have been dizzy for three years since thyroidectomy. I now have many problems with colds and sinus problems. Is it all related?

I have been dizzy for three years since thyroidectomy. I now have many problems with colds and sinus problems. Is it all related?

Persistent sinus: problems, dizziness and colds may indicate Allergies due to something in your environment. Most common are dust mites, molds, animal or pollen , etc So a consult with an allergist may help. The thyroid surgery probably has no relation to it if your are monitoring your TSH and dose of Thyroxine. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Feeling dizzy, weak, achy, on and off tunnel vision. On and off hat flashes, blood pressure is 144/98. I have had a cold, sinus congestion for several weeks now. On amoxicilian for that

Feeling dizzy, weak, achy,  on and off tunnel vision.  On and off hat flashes, blood pressure is 144/98. I have had a cold, sinus congestion for several weeks now. On amoxicilian for that

You : You are describing symptoms that could be ascribed to many different health problems. The role of your internist is to take a thorough history and perform a focused physical exam which will pinpoint the likely cause of your multiple symptoms. As the possibilities are numerous and vary from seasonal allergies, menopause, influenza or other upper respiratory illness, hypertension, transient ischemic attacks, hypoglycemia etc your best bet is to get a thorough exam as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I currently have a concussion from a head injury 5 days ago. Today I've developed a low grade fever, sinus congestion with no dripping, dizziness, & spinning sensation, in addition to my already prevalent headache. Is this normal?

I currently have a concussion from a head injury 5 days ago. Today I've developed a low grade fever,  sinus congestion with no dripping,  dizziness,  & spinning sensation, in addition to my already prevalent headache.  Is this normal?

No: The dizziness and headaches perhaps but the sinus congestion and low grade fever no. I suspect that you are catching a cold as well but it is best to double check with your doctor ASAP to make sure that you do not have anything more serious such as subdural hematoma. ...Read more

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I have dizziness with pressure in head no fever, earache, or sinus problems and I have headaches daily do it is not that. What could this be?

I have dizziness with pressure in head no fever, earache, or sinus problems and I have headaches daily do it is not that. What could this be?

Exam: See you doctor for a good exam and see if you any investigations to help diagnose the cause of your dizziness and head pressure. Make sure you have your blood pressure checked. All the best. ...Read more

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I have a burning a d tightness feeling in my left under arm what could it be? A lil dizzy pressure in head have sinus problems and back arthritis

I have a burning a d tightness feeling in my left under arm what could it be? A lil dizzy pressure in head have sinus problems and back arthritis

Concerning: Left arm pain, and dizziness suggests that you might have a heart attack, or at least poor blood flow to the heart, and yes, that can happen at your age, but would be rare. None-the-less better safe than sorry, get to an emergency room for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Heart palpitations, sinus problems, extreme fatigue, dizziness, swollen glands. Swollen glands subsided after a week on antibiotics. What could it be?

Heart palpitations, sinus problems, extreme fatigue, dizziness, swollen glands. Swollen glands subsided after a week on antibiotics. What could it be?

See a doctor: These symptoms, taken as a whole, strongly suggest a need for a professional evaluation and establishment of a diagnosis. Strep throat can certainly do some of this, or the lymph nodes receding had nothing to do with the antibiotics. Too many variables here. See your family doctor and best wishes. ...Read more

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Do sinus polyps cause positional dizziness?

Do you mean Nasal?: Are you asking whether or not nasal polyps can cause what we call benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)? Drum Roll PLEASE! trtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtrtr NO!---- A bit anticlimactic, huh? Well, it is a fact. And if you were from Washington DC we could make it even more bound to Nature by saying that it is a TRUE FACT! No relationship betwixt the two ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more