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Cycling Dehydration And Sinus Infections
Can getting the flu shot while fighting a tooth infection with amoxicillin make you sick and cause vestibular weakness heart problems , dizziness etc?
No likely: Antibiotics do not interact with vaccines. It is safe to take them and get a flu shot. If you do have a reaction to a flu shot, the more likely reason for such symptoms would be an allergic reaction to a component of the vaccine. Contraindications to the flu shot include pre-exisiting allergies to gentamicin, neomycink polymnixin, thimersal, polysorbate 80, high fever, and others... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Would a sinus infection/upper respiratory infection/ antibiotics / cause random spike in blood pressure and or high 90's heart rate?
Possibly: Any time your body is under stress, including when you are sick, your vital signs can be affected, including your blood pressure and heart rate. But don't ignore these, either. When you're feeling better, make sure to have them rechecked to see they return to normal. If not, then you need to consider other causes. If your blood pressure is dangerously high, seek cause sooner rather than later! ...Read more
Can a climate with high humidity cause an increase in ear & sinus infections...As opposed to less ear/sinus infections in a dry climate?
May be: Ir depends on the person's immunity...Get a more detailed answer ›
Sinus infection with ear dysfunction. Not on antibiotics due to prior cdiff. Can I take flu shot while on nasacort. Low immune system.age 61.
Can an underactive thyroid cause repeated chest and sinus infections and to generally feel run down?
Hypothyroid: Low thyroid function can definitely cause a 'run down' feeling but, it ought not cause sinus and chest infections. You may have a separate issue since chronic sinusistis can cause both lung problems and long-standing fatigue. Check with your pcp to see what the situation with both your thyroid and sinonasal health are. ...Read more
Not really: There is no mechanism by which inflammation in the sinuses can affect the inner ear, which is the source of dizziness. However, it is not uncommon for some people to report a sensation of dizziness along with a sinus infection. If severe, particularly if the room spinning leads to nausea or vomiting, you should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Colds can alter the normal anatomy of sinuses and create an environment of secondary infection. ...Read more
Keep experiencing sensation of water up my nose @ diff. times of the day and headaches. No recent cold, flu, sinus infection or any illness. Why?
No connection: There is no direct connection between the bronchial tree and the paranasal sinuses, but the two can be infected at the same time during a respiratory infection. ...Read more
Can pink eye be caused by a sinus infection? And also, can regular Advil (ibuprofen) help with the sinus infection?
Started with sinus infection now have respiratory infection and body aches from head to legs. Flu or pneumonia ?
Maybe It's Flumonia: Good question. And could be both. But if, as you say, it started just in the sinuses and then spread, it's less likely classic flu. And if it spread somehow into your lungs and caused an infection then you'd probably feel pretty bad, so I'd suggest you get examined by a doctor, who will decide what, if any, test(s) he'd decide to get. So, it sounds like it's time to be seen in person! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
What our risks and symptoms related to prolonged bacterial infection that is systemic from tooth abscess and infections. Over 2 years?
Lots of risks: Having a long standing infection untreated in your body is not a good thing. You need to get rid of the infections- either via extractions or root canal treatment. If left untreated, the bacteria can enter the bloodstream ; cause septicemia- blood poisoning. This can lead to heart issues and in rare situations death. Dental infections need to be treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If levofloxacin with methylprednisolone is common treatment for sinus infection? (I also have polyps in all sinuses and exercise asthma).
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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