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Does A Sinus Infection Cause Dizziness And A Lightheaded Feeling When You Walk
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
I was diagnosed with a sinus infection in left ear. Could this cause dizziness, feeling lightheaded, and tremors.
Experiencing dizziness and lightheadedness but no ear pain. Could this still be an ear or sinus infection causing it?
Yes and other things: The symptoms you list are shared in common with a multitude of illnesses. This could be the early stages of a viral illness, blood pressure issues, blood sugar issues, etc. If you have a recurrent pattern of ear or sinus issues, this may be an early sign, but it is to non-specific to be the only choices. ...Read more
Is it possible to have a sinus infection without congestion? For 8 weeks I've had dizziness, vertigo, lightheadedness, headaches, ear pain and headach
? not ur sinuses: Could be your inner ears, or middle ears, see your doctor or ENT, best wishes ...Read more
Sinus infection symptoms. Feeling dizzy/almost nauseous from blowing nose so much. Also increase Zoloft (sertraline) dosage...Is dizziness/nasea normal with this?
Dr diagnosed me with frontal sinus infection cause I am having dizziness and feel like floor bounces. Why does it do it worse in tiny rooms?
Vertigo: Dizziness and vertigo go hand in hand. With inflammation of the inner ear that can be the result of sinus problems, can get these symptoms. Because of the problem in the inner ear, the brain finds it hard to coordinate visual cues with those related to gravity and orientation. The small room may be worse because your balance system is more "stressed" visually. ...Read more
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
I had sinus infection which was detected in mri. I have dizziness/ vertigo which prompted mri. Are these related? How longit will be for vertigo to go
I have suffered with chronic dizziness for three years now since my first sinus infection after thyroidectomy. Doc isn't worried. What can it be?
Dr says I have a frontal sinus infection which is causing my dizziness. Was wondering if saltwater would be ok to use to help clean out my sinuses?
Maybe: Saltwater spray will help clean the nasal passages, but won't do anything with an infection. You need antibiotics or other therapies that is recommended by your doctor. That's check with him or her definitive answer. ...Read more
I've been experiencing dizziness since February, I've gotten all lab tests done and treated for sinus infection. It comes and goes can it be anxiety?
Dizziness: Anxiety can cause dizziness. This can occur if the individual has an upset stomach as a part of the clinical picture. What is occurring is that the body is placing more blood around the stomach and, since the brain is the primary user of blood, the individual feels dizzy as a response. The brain is signaling that it wants the person to lie down to equalize the blood in the body. ...Read more
Dizziness is a common symptom & often it's hard to find the cause. Neither sinus infections or allergies are common causes of dizziness:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/dizziness/basics/causes/con-20023004
Ginger has been shown to help with dizziness from motion sickness.It may or may not help for other causes but is safe to try.
Try to find cause. Acupuncture & homeopathy may help. ...Read more
Dizziness over a month, diagnosed with acute sinus media acute sinus infection feels worse along with stinging my head not often last a sec confused?
Suffering from chronic dizziness, heavy head, face swelling when subjected to cold air or cold drink, doctors mentioned no sinus infection observed?
See an ENT doctor: And possibly a neurologist. There has to be a reason for these symptoms and this should be diagnosed effectively by experts in this area. ...Read more
Went to my dr today with symptoms of dizziness and she said frontal sinus infection and I passed the nuerological test. Does this mean inner ear ok?
Do ear drops ever reach the eustachian tubes? I have what we thought was an ear infection that ended up being a sinus infection.
Swollen non tender non painful lymph node by my jaw and ear, I am not sick ear is a bit stuffy, bit of dizziness, no pain, Haven't had any sinus infection
May be fine: If it persists depending on the size you may have to check with your physician ...Read more
I have sinus infection. When I lay down I feel a little queasy on stomach. Not dizziness. Just floaty sometimes. Could this be inner ear infection?
I've been on zithromax since 1/21 for inner ear and sinus infection, but still have the dizziness, when will it go away or could it be a brain tumor?
Ear infection: Inner ear infections can affect balance. This is a complex system and usually will recover slower than the actual infection, sometimes as long as 3-4 weeks. If symptoms persist longer than this timeframe, reevaluation is indicated by your treating physician. Brain tumors of the inner ear can cause dizziness as a presenting symptom, but most of these tumors present with hearing loss. ...Read more
Been having each ache, sinus pressure, face pain, nasal drainiage, ears feel plugged up, dizzy/lightheaded, fatigue, headache for 3-4 weeks. Could this be sinus infection?
Sinus: Yes sounds like you may have an infection. When you have the symptoms you describe for 3-4 weeks, this is probably a real sinus infection as aposed to what most people think when they have it for 2-3 days. At this point antibiotics are most likely needed, see your doc. ...Read more
On Levquin for a sinus infection and also put on escitalopram 10mg. Woke during night with feelings of skin burning and dizzy what could cause this?
Levaquin/escitalolop: One of the potential side effects of Lexapro (escitalopram) is paresthesia, which is a tingling, burning sensation. Leg pain is also a potential side effect. Most people don't experience these side effects, but they do occur in a small percentage of persons taking Lexapro (escitalopram). The sensations can also be due to or exacerbated by an anxiety condition. The medication effects are expected to diminish with time. See a Dr ...Read more
Bactrim: started taken today (took 1 pill) for sinus infection. Had dizziness, shaky feeling & nausea. Should I call dr back or give med more time.
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): No, call your doctor and tell him about your symptoms. ...Read more
Nausea dizziness eye pain constant HA in forehead ear ache and feeling flushed but very little nasal congestion. Sinus infection?
Possibly: It sounds like it is potentially sinus infection. However we should not discount more serious things. Please see your doctor for an in person exam. ...Read more
Can a sinus infection cause red spots on palate of mouth and a sore tounge? Slight temprature, headaches, dizziness and green mucus/foul smelling.
Yes, it can:
It's called palatal petechiae and caused by repeated coughing, sneezing. In addition, palatal petechia may be caused by suction. For example, if you have sinus infection or seasonal allergies and an "itchy throat" clicks the palate against the tongue, petechiae are formed as a result of the suction.
Rec. Check with your pcp or dentist for the detailed investigation. ...Read more
Both, either or none:
Sinus infection is very tricky. It may mimic many conditions including but not limiting to those you mentioned.
Advanced std may do the same if left untreated.
Number of medical and mental conditions may do the same.
See your primary doctor first to sort it out. Do not expect to get all answers at once. Extensive work up is required sometime to get the right answers. ...Read more
Possible sinus infection (dizziness, headaches, pressure) do I have to be checked or can it be treated at home? Thank you.
Contact your doctor: Your symptoms could be due to sinus infections, but could be due to other problems. Doubt you need to worry about hospital care, but talk to your doctor and gauge the need for a visit. ...Read more
What's the difference between a sinus infection and an impacted sinus? I have had chills, sweats, dizziness and pressure headache for a week now
Used Neti pot for 1st time. Felt weird! Have bad sinus pressure & dizziness from getting over sinus infection. How many Neti uses until I feel better?
Not many: Severe congestion may not be solved by saline alone. A short prednisone course is often given along with antibiotics for acute sinus infection. Continue the Neti-pot as it will help long-term to keep mucosa moist and healthier and to prevent future infection. Sometimes the squeeze bottle is preferred since velocity of irrigation can be controlled. ...Read more
I have a possible sinus infection (dizziness, random headaches, sinus pressure but no pain), I exclusively breast feed my 7 mo old son. Are meds safe?
?? MEDS??: If you are self treating with anti-histamines & decongestants just be aware that they can reduce your milk volume during rx. If you have been dx'd & rx'd with antibiotics, most are compatible with breast feeding but you need to ask your doc for sure. ...Read more
I am on round 5 of meds for a sinus infection last 2 days I have been really dizzy, so dizzy the room spins. Is this normal? Having sinuplasty feb 25.
Sinus infection: Yes saline spray is great stuff. If you have been feeling bad for about a week you should probably be on antibiotics. ...Read more
6 weeks??: Sinusitis, as well as many viruses, can cause a labyrinthitis, that results in dizziness. This can last sometimes as long as 6 weeks, with symptoms sometimes severe enough that people look drunk when they try to walk or have nausea with it like being seasick! It is important to see your doctor, to rule out something else & diagnose you, and there are some medications that can help the symptoms. ...Read more
I'm currently on amox clav 875 for sinus infection but after I drink it I feel dizzy all the time is that normal?
Lightheadedness is a sensation of feeling faint or "light in the head". It may be a symptom of Low blood pressure, or hypotension, which occurs when blood pressure during and after each heartbeat is much lower than usual. It may also occur when you are dehydrated, as my happen when severe morning ...Read more
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
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