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Can sore gums cause sinus pains in the face?

Can sore gums cause sinus pains in the face?

Yes, possibly: Sore gums may be a sign of an infection. If the infection is with the upper gums, the infection may sometimes spread to the sinuses leading to a sinusitis associated with sinus pains in the face. ...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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Cat scratches, breathing problems, sinus pain, now really sore throat, what is the cause?

Cat scratches, breathing problems, sinus pain, now really sore throat, what is the cause?

Many possibilities: The red herring here is your hx of cat scratches which raises the question of toxoplasmosis. But your other symptoms don't suggest that. I think it's unrelated. I suspect you have a viral pharyngitis but you need a throat culture to rule out strep, or, if appropriate, a gram negative diplococcus (neisserian species). ...Read more

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I have a bad sore throat and sinus pain what shoul I do?

I have a bad sore throat and sinus pain what shoul I do?

Make an Appt.: You should make an appointment with a HealthTap provider as you may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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I am having sinus pain, especially when I'm lying flat, lots of pressure n pain and the discomfort has traveled to my right ear as well.I also look puffy under the eyes n they feel sore. Please advise?

I am having sinus pain, especially when I'm lying flat, lots of pressure n pain and the discomfort has traveled to my right ear as well.I also look puffy under the eyes n they feel sore. Please advise?

Sinus infection?: If short courses of Afrin/Sudafed have helped, perhaps a visit to your doctor or urgent care can confirm a sinus or ear infection. This way they can check your vital signs and complete head, lung exam to ensure you get the best treatment. Good luck ...Read more

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I'm sick with flu or flu-like illness, including sore throat. Today I noticed very bloody thick post nasal drip. I don't have sinus pain. What is this?

I'm sick with flu or flu-like illness, including sore throat. Today I noticed very bloody thick post nasal drip. I don't have sinus pain. What is this?

See your doctor: that could be acute sinusitis, together with the other symptoms you have, you don't need to have sinus pain when you've got sinusitis, so better run it by your doctor, goodluck ...Read more

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8 year old daughter woke up with sinus pain, sore throat, earache, congestion. What can I give her to treat the symptoms? She is extremely healthy, has never had sinus symptoms before. No fever yet.

There : There are a few things you can do to treat a cold caused by an upper respiratory virus. - voice rest - probably the best thing you can do for a sore throat and raspy voice. - drink plenty of fluids and stay hydrated - hot tea with honey and lemon - chicken noodle soup - our grandmas were right! research shows that chicken noodle soup is very helpful in treating a cold. - or just a spoon-full of honey - honey has been shown to be as effective a cough suppressant as many over the counter medications - inhale steam from a shower or cool mist from a vaporizer - Acetaminophen and/or Ibuprofen can help with inflammation and throat, ear and sinus pain symptoms from a cold virus should start to improve after a few days. If it does not, of if she gets worse or has any difficulty breathing, call her doctor. You should also call her doctor if the sore throat worsens (could be strep) or if her ear pain worsens (ear infection) or for any new fevers or rash. ...Read more

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Numbness in head, fatigue, headache, tooth pain, sleep problems, sinus pain, throat soreness?

Numbness in head, fatigue, headache, tooth pain, sleep problems, sinus pain, throat soreness?

Sinusitis: All your symptoms could be evidence of a sinus infection. If the tooth pain seems to involve multiple teeth, head to a pcp as it' may not really be dental in origin. ...Read more

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It's been 4 days since I got sick stuffy nose sinus pain sore throat swollen glands body aches when is this going to end I feel like I'm getting worse?

It's been 4 days since I got sick stuffy nose sinus pain sore throat swollen glands body aches when is this going to end I feel like I'm getting worse?

Acute viral URI: This is usually self-limited and seldom lasts longer than 5-7 days. If this persists and is not improving suggest you go and see your family doctor. ...Read more

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Sinus Pain (Definition)

Sinus pain is a symptom in which a person has pain in the sinus spaces of the face. The sinuses are hollow spaces in the facial bones, with the largest spaces in each cheekbone and in the forehead. Sinus infections can cause sinus pressure, sinus pain, headaches, fever, cloudy ...Read more


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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more


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