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Can sinusitis cause toothaches?

Can sinusitis cause toothaches?

Yes: Swelling of the sinus can cause pressure on the roots of the upper molars. ...Read more

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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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Sinus problems, can they cause stomach problems?

Sinus problems, can they cause stomach problems?

Sinus and stomach: Hello. You pose an interesting question. If there is excessive PND and this is being swallowed a gastritis could occur causing nausea and pain. The lymph nodes in the neck and abdomen are sometimes activated with an infection such as a sinusitis. This is called mesenteric adenitis. Finally gerd can trigger nasal and sinus inflammation thus linking the sinuses and stomach. Hope this helps. ...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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Can sinuses infections cause eye problems?

Can sinuses infections cause eye problems?

Yes: True sinus infections can cause eye problems, whether from pressure effect ("pushing" on the structures of the eye) or worst case scenario, by eroding into the orbit (or eye socket). If you have significant eye problems with a suspected or proven sinus infection, you need to see your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Could TMJ cause sinus and balance problems?

Could TMJ cause sinus and balance problems?

TMJ balance: Tmj could definitely cause balance problems (inner ear inflammation), I have two patients now that have that problem and one fells better after adjusted bite and night guard and the other is being fitted for a night guard. As to the sinus, i suppose it it can because of pressure your applying to your teeth, but its not really a cause to a sinus infection, just tooth relation. See a dentist. ...Read more

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Can sinus infection cause seizures?

Can sinus infection cause seizures?

Stress can trigger: A seizure in susceptible individuals. Those seizure patients that comply with their treatment routine & have good medicine levels should be able to tolerate most simple stresses like a fever or a sinus infection. Breakthrough during a simple infection calls for a revision in the treatment plan. ...Read more

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Can bad teeth cause heart problems?

Can bad teeth cause heart problems?

Yes: "bad teeth", whether you mean tooth decay and/or gum disease is caused by bacteria. Unlike short term infections, like a cold, when you have "bad teeth" your exposure to these bacteria is long term (several years). This can lead to an increase risk of both heart disease and stroke. ...Read more

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Can tooth problems cause persistent itching?

Can tooth problems cause persistent itching?

Itching: The location of the itching is the first question. But a tooth problem would not likely result in itching. ...Read more

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Can teeth root issues cause dizziness?

Can teeth root issues cause dizziness?

Infection: If teeth or gums/bone are infected can cause all sorts of systemic problems. Please see dentist asap re: "root issues." please see physician asap re: dizziness." you can't fix this yourself...Get help. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause sinus infections and migraines?

Can allergies cause sinus infections and migraines?

Stuffy nose: With chronic sinus congestion, pressure changes in sinuses causes severe headaches sometimes. Relieve allergic rhinitis, clean out sinuses, do those nasal irrigations, take your allergy medicines, and your headaches will subside. Go on a plane or dive with sinus congestion and you will be in trouble from the change in pressure. ...Read more

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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

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Can hypothyroidism cause sinus issues and neck pain?

Can hypothyroidism cause sinus issues and neck pain?

Not normally: However, hypothyroidism can lead to a lower threshold for pain as well as myofacial issues, so it can cause some long term neck pain. Safest to have it assessed with a physical exam. ...Read more

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Could sinus problem cause tinnitus?

Could sinus problem cause tinnitus?

Possibly: Sinus infections may also involve the throat, eustachian tubes, and inner ears; so tinnitus is a possibility. Taking too much Aspirin or other salicylate-based NSAID can also lead to oto-toxicity & tinnitus. Read labels of otc sinus meds to prevent taking too much salicylate. ...Read more

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Can sinus infections cause pain in your teeth?

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Yes: Your upper molars and sometimes the bicuspids stick up into the sinus. If there is a sinus infection those teeth can hurt. ...Read more

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Can chronic sinus problems cause extreme hoarseness?

Can chronic sinus problems cause extreme hoarseness?

No: Although chronic sinusitis can cause many symptoms in the airway, severe hoarseness is not usually one of them. When I have patients with severe hoarseness I am concerned about reflux and about vocal abuse and poor vocal technique far more than i'm concerned about sinus problems. ...Read more

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Can infected teeth cause ocular(silent migraine... Or sinus infection cause it?

It could: Any inflammation in the facial area can trigger a migraine. There is a large nerve called the trigeminal nerve which is responsible for the pain. Ocular migraines are likely a variant of this. However, if you are having eye symptoms, do not assume they are related to your teeth or sinuses - get it checked! ...Read more

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Toothache (Definition)

Dental pain is a symptom where one has pain in his teeth or gums, sometimes with sensitivity to cold or hot ...Read more


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