Top
20
Doctor insights on: Can Sinusitis Cause Dizziness

Share
1

1
Can sinusitis cause vertigo?

Can sinusitis cause vertigo?

Yes: In my experience it can. Although vertigo is an inner ear problem and sinusitis causes middle ear problems, apparently middle ear pressure changes can sometimes effect the inner ear. Otherwise I have no way to explain the vertigo I have seen in numerous patients with sinus problems. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
8 doctors shared insights

Sinusitis (Definition)

A condition caused by an inflammation or swelling of the tissue lining your sinuses. Acute sinusitis usually starts with coldlike symptoms such as a runny, stuffy ...Read more


2

2
Can sinusitis cause vomiting?

Can sinusitis cause vomiting?

Not likely: An acute gastric viral infection, or pertussis are more likely to cause vomiting. A hallmark of pertussis is cough that leads to vomiting. ...Read more

3

3
Sinusitis can cause tinnitus.?

Sinusitis can cause tinnitus.?

Yes: Sinusitis can block the eustacean tube in one or both ears and cause a change in inner ear pressure. This, or general ear, nose, throat inflammation and swelling may trigger tinnitus. Otc treatments like temporary (3 days) use of nose sprays (except nasal saline which can be used for long periods), anti-histamines and mucus thinners can help. Otherwise, see your primary care doc or an ENT doc. ...Read more

5

5
Can allergies cause dizzyness?

Can allergies cause dizzyness?

Yes possible: but first see your doctor to rule out other serious problems for dizziness before you visit allergy specialist . ...Read more

6

6
Can sinus infection cause migraines and dizziness and confusion?

It can, but ......: It can, but you need to see your pcp for further evaluation and to rule out more serious issues, like a brain tumor for example. ...Read more

See 4 more doctor answers
7

7
Can rhinitis cause dizziness and nausea?

Can rhinitis cause dizziness and nausea?

Possibly: Rhinitis is a non-specific term describing irritation of the nasal passages. It can originate from many different sources including allergic, irritant and infectious. Those agents can cause body responses like dizziness or nausea to a variable degree so depending on the agent any or all symptoms could occur together. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Can sinus polyps cause occasional vertigo?

Possibly: If it is true vertigo and indirectly affects the peripheral labyrinth. it could be the cause. Should consult an ENT specialist for evaluation of the symptom ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Can conjunctivitis cause headaches?

Can conjunctivitis cause headaches?

Yes : Conjunctivitis is often caused by a viral infection in your body, in which your eyes are generally secondarily involved. The viral syndrome often has associated aches and pains in joints and muscles, sore throat and invariably headaches. Often treatment involves rest, fluids, analgesics for pain and fever, and irrigation and cleansing the eye secretions. Sometimes the eyes require other treatments. ...Read more

10

10
Can amoxicillin cause headaches?

Can amoxicillin cause headaches?

Yes it can..: Headache is listed as one of the top ten side effects of amoxicillin--nausea, vomitting, diarrhea are among the most frequent side effects. If it is bothersome, stop the med and inform your doc asap for an alternative if needed. At times, mild headache can be controlled with tylenol/motrin etc..Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

11

11
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

13

13
Can barotrauma cause vertigo?

Can barotrauma cause vertigo?

Yes: Pressure change can lead to vertigo. If you are a diver and you have vertigo from a dive that may be an ear nose and throat emergency. ...Read more

15

15
Can constipastion cause vertigo?

Doubt it: The body is an amazing miracle. I suppose if you were extremely constipated, it's possible that you're 'bearing down' so hard that you're actually decreasing some of the blood flow to your brain, kinda like if you held your breath for a long period. This could lead to dizziness. True vertigo would be a very unlikely possibility. See your doctor or try an otc laxative. ...Read more

16

16
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

See 2 more doctor answers
17

17
Can astigmatism cause dizziness and headaches?

Can astigmatism cause dizziness and headaches?

It can: Uncorrected (that is, without proper glasses or contact lenses) vision can cause fatigue, headaches and rarely, dizziness. If these problems occur with proper glasses, then they are not caused by the need for glasses. In this cases, a visit to the primary care doctor is recommended. ...Read more

18

18
Can sinusitis cause head twitching?

Can sinusitis cause head twitching?

Less likely: Head twitching in my experience is related to nerve, stress, anxiety, electrolyte issues and less likely due to sinus infections. ...Read more

19

19
Can viral infection cause dizziness?

Can viral infection cause dizziness?

Yes: A viral infection can affect the body in many ways. When you have flu symptoms you feel weak and ache and get dizzy. This is caused by the body's reaction. Inflammation of the ear can make you dizzy, and inflammation of the brain can make you dizzy. Best to have a thorough examination to be sure a more serious process is not taking place. ...Read more

20

20
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

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
3,758 doctors shared insights

Dizziness (Definition)

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