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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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Hello it normal to have jaw ear head and sinus pain with a cold sore?

Hello it normal to have jaw ear head and sinus pain with a cold sore?

No: I would suspect separate causes. Pain/stress with jaw/sinus problem can be a trigger for viral activation and appearance of cold sore, but the jaw/sinus problems need to be evaluated to determine cause. ...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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What might bring about my sore throat/lower sinus pain?

What might bring about my sore throat/lower sinus pain?

How long has it been: If your symptoms are only a few days old then i would suspect a viral infection. If it has been weeks or months then i would suspect allergies. If you have fever and green or yellow mucus and it has been going on for more than 3 or 4 days then i would suspect a bacterial infection that would require an antibiotic. ...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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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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