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Cheekbone Pain Sinus
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
Although you: are young - this still should prompt emergency medical evaluation to rule out a cardiac event. ...Read more
Facial pain around sinuses & eyes, TMJ pain, minor headache, left side neck pain, foggy head, metallic taste in mouth.
I broke my lower right wisdom tooth. Pain in tooth, jaw, ear and gland under ear. Can it spread to upper jaw? Also pain cheekbone, orbital bones, temple
Jaw pain pain infront of ear pain im ear sharp pain running up the side of my head and toothache neck pain Tmj? Or somethng serious?
Sinus pain but no mucus. About 3 weeks of pressure behind rt eye, random pain in face and jaw, sinus headaches, slight dizziness. No mucus. Sinuses?
I might have walking phenomena. My symptoms are. Ear swelling. Ear ringing. Lower back pain. Stuffy nose. Burning of nose inside. Drainy nose. Bad headache. Muscle pain. Cheeks swollen?
Exam: With the variety of complaints you have, it would be best to have DR exam and get an accurate DX. ...Read more
Sinus or tooth?: How was the diagnosis of sinusitis made? You need an xray to diagnose sinusitis accurately. Sometimes with infection of an upper molar or premolar, your primary symptoms can be cheek pain, jaw pain and headache. Check with your dentist to make sure it's not a tooth problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Experiencing sinus pain/he aches, neck pain, vision issues, extreme sleepiness. Right side eye pain and ear pain. Ear feels full or stuffy. Ideas?
Possibly migraine: you are having a migraine issue. The ear pain may be from teeth clenching or grinding partly related to your anxiety or less likely an inner ear infection. You need to talk to your doctor and get examined. Glaucoma should be ruled out as the cause for the eye pain- get the eye pressure checked since it may lead to permanent loss in vision if left untreated. Good luck. ...Read more
Plugged ears &slight pain down neck below ears, nose hurts, back of neck pain, post-nasal drip, swollen feeling under chin, fatigue all sinus related?
Scratchy throat, Impacted/Abcessed wisdom teeth pain, Severe jaw/chest pain in spasms. Constant mild jaw/tooth pain. Likelihood of endocarditis?
ER. Oral surgeon: Chest pain should be evaluated in ER NOW. If heart ok, will likely prescribe antibiotics, pain meds. Then see oral surgeon. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Possible: The complexity of the head and neck area never ceases to amaze me. The intimacy of the vessels, nerves and sinus and lymph chain of this area hold many surprises. Usually upper teeth are involved but it is possible, and it would be wise to have this type of symptom evaluated by your dentist to determine if it is dentally related. If it is not, then the next stop is your physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could acute sinusitis include just facial pain, terrible headache /forehead sides &back of head&neck, pain behind eyes, heaviness in head?I've these?
Definitely!: Time to see your doctor if you are experiencing this myriad of symptoms related to your acute sinusitis, so you can get some relief. The sinuses are located behind the cheeks (maxilla), above the eyes (frontal), midline and deep into the back of the nose toward the brain (ethmoid, sphenoid). So, the referred pain pattern as these areas get congested is throughout the head, face, neck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sinus headache: You may have a sinus related headache. There are sinuses above the nose/forehead, below the eyes.. When they get inflamed by a virus, allergies, or bacteria.. It can cause a headache, along with typical upper resp symptoms. You should feel better with OTC remedies for your headaches and sinus congestion and hopefully start feeling better over the next week. If not, def see your PCP. ...Read more
Side of tongue pain, upper jaw pain by roof of mouth, lower jaw pain under tongue, ear discomfort, nerve pain under eye next to nose. TMJ?
Is it normal to have swollen right superclavicular (~1cm) when experiencing left side sinus pain/cheekbone pain for previous 2 months?
Swollen what?: If you are talking about a lymph node, this is almost never normal. If the bone itself is "swollen", is it possibly you have broken it at some time? It is on the opposite side, but do you have a diagnosis for the sinus/cheek pain? Are there other swollen nodes in the neck, jaw, or armpit for example? You should probably be seen by someone who can evaluate all of this. Good luck! ...Read more
Cheekbone burns on left side, MRI with contrast shows maxillary sinus blocked, I have no mucus? is that normal? other issues ruled out!
Sinus infection 2 mos ago didn't quite go away with meds. Little better still blocked up, why do both cheeks under cheekbone appear sunken in now?
Sunken cheeks: It sounds like it's not that the area below your cheekbones are sunken (this would be quite unusual) but maybe that your cheekbones and above, in the area around your eye, may be swollen giving you this appearance. I would return to see your doctor or an ENT to confirm the persistence of your sinus infection. ...Read more
Pain in left cheekbone on and off for months. Nothing wrong with teeth. Antibiotics for sinus did nothing. Thoughts?
Cheekbone pain: @ possible routes of investigation. Check in with both an ENT and a Neurologist. I assume that "nothing wrong with teeth" is an assessment made by your Dentist and not just wishful thinking on your part. If it has been more than 6 months since your last Dental Examination, please schedule one. ...Read more
I got tension on temple, jaw, tooth, cheekbone (all unilateral). MRI reveals nothing other than chronic blockage on sinus (could that be culprit?)
Diagnosis is key: Orofacial Pain specialists are dedicated exclusively to the treatment of orofacial pain, facial muscle pain, TMJ pain, jaw pain, jaw misalignment, facial pain, bruxism, headaches and TMJ disorders. Diagnosis is the key for a successful treatment. See OFP specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a metallic smell that seems deep in my nose and some mild sinus pain in my left cheekbone area, also have a slightly runny nose and frequently?
I believe I have a sinus infection in my right nasal cavity. The pain underneath my cheekbone near my nose developed after all but over my common cold?
Common: kindly see your PCP, you will probably need antibiotics, and you may need ENT consultation, wish you well ...Read more
I have a lot of tightness and pressure in my cheekbone and jaw. Does that sound more like dental problems like a wisdom tooth or sinus?
I have a history of sinus infections... I am currently having slot of pain in my upper jaw, cheekbone and lower eye socket, swelling in the right side?
Maxillary sinus: This sounds like congestion and/or infection of the maxillary paranasal sinus. Encourage drainage by applying heat and/or inhaling steam,irrigating the nasal passages with warm,salt water,using a nasal decongestant spray sparingly, but a course of appropriate antibiotics are probably needed.,An otolaryngologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more
Sinus infection,pain all around my eyes, but I have this weird pain/swollen feeling on my right cheekbone upto my ear, just my sinuses or tooth?
Could be: Could be one or the other or both. If you have an infected tooth it will need specific dental treatment, not just pills. Please call your Dentist for an emergency appointment. ...Read more
Pain right side of face x 3 weeks. No swelling. All top teeth right side tender. Pain by nose and cheekbone. Teeth not sensitive to heat/cold. Painful to chew on that side. No nasal discharge. Toothache or Sinus? How tell the difference?
Could be either: your upper teeth sit in the wall of the maxillary sinus that is beneath the cheekbone. They could be the source of infection, or the pain could be referred to them by a sinus infection. Teeth not sensitive makes it seem more like sinus. Warm Xlear rinse could help. Three weeks is a long time and infections in this location could become serious. You probably need to have an exam/ x-ray done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My fren was diagnosed with "cerebral tumour/sinus chronic maxilla", is urgent surgery needed? She has bouts of headaches daily?What is best option?
Yes , the sooner the: Need to know the extent of the mass and get out as much as possible. He will feel better and live longer. ...Read more
I have severe face pain in lower cheekbones, docs ruled out teeth, sinus etc. could severe anxiety cause this ?
TMJ: No, not anxiety. May be TMJ. See TMJ-orofacial pain expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Being treated for sphenoid + maxilary sinus infections. Today, my face is somewhat puffy under my eyes and top of cheekbones. Is this due to sinuses?
Sinusitis treatment : Sinusitis should be treated and followed up using ct scans and symptoms as a guide to success. Other contributing factors such as allergy, immune compromise, polyps, deviated septums, gerd, fungal infections, chemical, environmental and toxin exposure should be considered and controlled. Long term medications, enhanced allergy management and surgery can be indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have future sinus surgery, TMJ (wear splint), since weather has become cooler I have had numbness in face along cheekbones down right jaw bone. Why?
I have forehead pain above my eyebrow area and in the middle of my forehead. Also tenderness in the cheekbones and eye area. Could this be sinus pain?
Please suggest the best OTC medicine(s) for sinus symptoms management(esp. the headache) and can be used regularly.
OTC meds for Sunuses: Pseduephedrine (Sudafed) is the main decongestant sold OTC, but due to its potential for abuse, it is now stored behind the shelf and u need to ask for it. It can cause increased heart rate and insomnia. u can use nasal sprays to decongest while avoiding the insomnia caused by oral decongestants. Anti allergy meds can be used if they are adding to the congestion otherwise u can skip these ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rhinosinusitis: The lining of the nose and sinuses is contiguous. The most common causes of swelling of this lining include both allergic and non allergic rhinitis, as well as infectious and inflammatory issues. Nonallergic causes may include dry air, smoke, perfumes, dust, temperature changes, etc. See your doctor for an assessment and treatment. ...Read more
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