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Think i may have bppv, dr says no, it's sinuses throwing off balance. Tried bppv exercises, made me feel panic cause got more dizzy doing them.

Think i may have bppv, dr says no, it's sinuses throwing off balance. Tried bppv exercises, made me feel panic cause got more dizzy doing them.

ENT specialist: Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (bppv) is a well documented disease caused by loose otoconia (ear stones) in the inner ear. It should be easily diagnosed and treated with various head maneuvers. The sinuses in the face should not produce vertigo because they are not anatomically nor physiologically connected to the balance mechanisms. Therapy may initially make you more vertiginous. ...Read more

Sinuses (Definition)

Sinuses are air filled spaces in the head that have several proposed functions: 1. They serve as shock absorbers in cases of head trauma 2. Lighten the skull 3. Humidify and filter the air while also producing mucus 4. Play a role in vocal resonance. The head contains 4 paired sinus cavities: maxillaries (cheek) under the eyes, ethmoids(between the eyes), frontals (above ...Read more


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Can your sinuses make you dizzy and cause pressure around your ears?

Can your sinuses make you dizzy and cause pressure around your ears?

Yes: The sinuses can affect the function of your Eustachian tube, which can cause pressure radiating to your ears. You could try a decongestant to see if it relieves your symptoms. If your symptoms persist, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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My sis gave my some nasal spray to take for my dizziness, she seems to think its my sinuses. will sinuses cause dizziness nauseated and blurry. dr?

My sis gave my some nasal spray to take for my dizziness, she seems to think its my sinuses.  will sinuses cause dizziness nauseated and blurry.  dr?

See Below: Chronic sinus inflammation can cause a sensation of light headedness when it is flared-up. However, if you feel like the room is spinning or feel like you are going to black out, that is not allergies. You should never use a medication that is not recommended for you by a licensed healthcare provider. See your doctor to get appropriate care. ...Read more

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Had a concussion 1 month 3 weeks ago what would cause sinues to hurt dizzy and headaches alomst wveryday?

Had a concussion 1 month 3 weeks ago what would cause sinues to hurt dizzy and headaches alomst wveryday?

Postconcussion: postconcussive syndrome is symptoms like headache and dizziness occur after a known head injury. Generally these symptoms will resolve with enough time and activity accommodations, but you should see a doctor for proper diagnosis. Duration of these symptoms vary from patient to patient and situation to situation. If you have had a previous concussion(s) it can take longer. ...Read more

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My sinuses are draining and making me dizzy, is there anything i can take for relief?

My sinuses are draining and making me dizzy, is there anything i can take for relief?

Try decongestionants: Take Mucinex (guaifenesin) d or any combination of Guaifenesin with decongestionant, add if possible high concentration saline in power nebulizer (>3.5%). Then take an antihistanmione like, Loratadine or fexofenadine. ...Read more

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Head feels heavy when i look down, hard to lift it up and sometimes makes me feel dizzy. Sinuses or death nearing?

Head feels heavy when i look down, hard to lift it up and sometimes makes me feel dizzy. Sinuses or death nearing?

See ur doctor first!: Whether you think you might have sinus issues, or feeling thoughts of death, it's best to contact your doctor immediately to rest your mind, and put you at ease. If it's sinusitis, there are easy treatments that will help clear it up quickly. Also if you're depressed, and having thoughts of death, then they can refer you to the necessary specialist to you work through this. It's always seriously. ...Read more

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I have sinuses forehead hurts dizziness and eyes burning What can I take to help my problem?

I have sinuses forehead hurts dizziness and eyes burning What can I take to help my problem?

Flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP after 6 days or so. ...Read more

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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