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Can sinus problems and allergies cause muscle aches, neck pain/stiffness and full body aches?

Can sinus problems and allergies cause muscle aches, neck pain/stiffness and full body aches?

Probably not: Sinus infections can not directly cause body aches. Upper respiratory allergy does not usually cause muscle aches and neck pain. A viral infection of the upper respiratory tract can produce all these symptoms. If so, be patient, drink a lot of fluids and your immune system should kick in. If these symptoms last for more than 10 days, see your physician. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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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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Can sinus problems cause a sore palate and jaw/neck glands without any other cold like symptoms like runny nose etc.?

Can sinus problems cause a sore palate and jaw/neck glands without any other cold like symptoms like runny nose etc.?

Yes it can: Yes, you can have those symptoms with sinus problems due to heavy concentration of nerves around sinus, palate and neck. See your pcp to evaluate sinuses for possible treatment. ...Read more

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I have lump im middle of my throat along with brain fog forgetfullness and throat and sinus problems I think it may be thyroid problem can u help me?

I have lump im middle of my throat along with brain fog forgetfullness and throat and sinus problems I think it may be thyroid problem can u help me?

Agree: Symptoms sound like thyroid dysfunction with the presence of a goiter aka an enlarged thyroid gland. See your physician for a blood test. May need thyroid hormone replacement. ...Read more

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Can sinus problems make me feel off balance constantly for over a year? Along with headaches and pain in teeth and neck?

Can sinus problems make me feel off balance constantly for over a year? Along with headaches and pain in teeth and neck?

Possible? Yes.: Your complaints and symptoms are worrisome. Lest one speculate on all the issues at hand and causes for your symptoms, I would recommend you see your pcp and then have an appropriate work up, testing, referral to ent, neurology and others that may be appropriate and then see what comes out. I would not delay in getting your symptoms addressed. Best to you! ...Read more

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Help I am having bad sinus problems? Brain fog, stiff neck, anxiety? What should I do?

Help I am having bad sinus problems? Brain fog, stiff neck, anxiety? What should I do?

See your doctor: There are various reasons why you may have these symptoms. You need to be evaluated by your doctor. Following such an evaluation, work-up if any will be done, and the cause and treatment for these symptoms could then be developed. ...Read more

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Painful lump in left side of neck, and hurts to move, suffered sinus problems over past few months, not sleeping properly weird dreams and some headaches?

Painful lump in left side of neck, and hurts to move, suffered sinus problems over past few months, not sleeping properly weird dreams and some headaches?

Neck lump?: Best for you to get the Neck lump clinically evaluated. It may be a reactive lymph node, but an exam and some testing would tell you definitively. Not sure about the weird dreams, but the headaches and sinus issues may be related to a reactive lymph node. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I keep getting swollen lymph nodes around my neck and ears. I have chronic sinus problems. What type of regimen should I be on?

I keep getting swollen lymph nodes around my neck and ears. I have chronic sinus problems. What type of regimen should I be on?

Need a doctor visit: You would need to see either an allergist or ENT to be evaluated if you have chronic sinusitis and associated conditions. Enlarged cervical lymph nodes might relate to sinusisits. If it persist after sinus diseases are treated, a visit with a hematologist/oncologist might be needed. There are no effective otc regimen for those conditions. ...Read more

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I have a lump in the back left side of my neck just below the hair line. I have been vomiting for 5 days with no fever or sinus problems. What do I do?

I have a lump in the back left side of my neck just below the hair line. I have been vomiting for 5 days with no fever or sinus problems. What do I do?

Lets review your que: How long have you had the lump on your neck? Is it tender? Has it enlarged?
Do you have a headache? is it similar to your migraines? Neck pain can cause a headache. I am not sure the vomiting is related to the lump. Is the vomiting a few episodes or a lot? And diarrhea? abdominal pain/fever/sorethroat/myalgias?
Do you feel dizzy. If vomitning freq. Avoid foods athe time drink small amounts of wate ...Read more

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After a few days of sinus problems, including sore throat and slight /occasional earache, I found a soft lump on left side of my neck. It's at the base sort of under my ear and jawbone. Any idea what this could be?

After a few days of sinus problems, including sore throat and slight /occasional earache, I found a soft lump on left side of my neck. It's at the base sort of under my ear and jawbone. Any idea what this could be?

Reactive node: It sound's like you have a reactive lymph node. This is a lymph node that is doing it's job by enlarging to help get rid of the infections you've been suffering. It should be gone within 4 weeks. If it's not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes sinus problems in 10 year old?

What causes sinus problems in 10 year old?

Allergies or virus: "sinus" problems in children are often the result of viral upper respiratory infections. If there are persistent positive findings of chronic sinusitis, then allergies, structural anomalies and immune disorders need to be ruled out. This is accomplished by pediatric ENT specialist. If the child is robust and has no other problems, then is likely a minor issue. ...Read more

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Can sinus problems cause distorted vision?

Can sinus problems cause distorted vision?

Yes: Infections of the sinuses can even cause blindness. Any vision changes with the finding of vision changes need immediate treatment. Oral antibiotics are sometimes effective with decongestants but surgical intervention is indicated in more severe cases. ...Read more

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Can sinus problems cause excessive salivation?

Can sinus problems cause excessive salivation?

Yes: Yes it can. If you take the right treatment you will end up with a dry mouth. ...Read more

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I want to know if diebetes can cause sinus problems?

I want to know if diebetes can cause sinus problems?

Indirectly, perhaps: If diabetic's blood sugars are not well controlled, the excess glucose may allow bacteria/viruses to thrive more easily in the sinuses. Keep sugar under control; flush nasal passages/sinuses with saline spray to wash out germs (neti pot works well, too; just remember to use boiled or distilled water). Wash hands frequently, especially if around others with infections. ...Read more

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What can cause sinus problems? What is it? How can we cure it? Make it better?

What can cause sinus problems? What is it? How can we cure it? Make it better?

Sinusitis? Hum.: Are you certain it is sinusitis? Belly pain is not sinusitis.
If you nose remains plugged up, you can use humming, lots of green tea with lemon and honey, and warm compresses over your nose and below your eyes.
Ask your doctor about using the Grossan Hydro Pulse to clear your nose and sinuses. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more