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Does Overactive Thyroids Cause Sinus Problems
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
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
What causes non symmetrical face structure, sinus problems, and unequal pupil size with double vision? Lump in neck, poor gag reflux, and diff swallow?
Can sinus problems cause a sore palate and jaw/neck glands without any other cold like symptoms like runny nose etc.?
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?
Hi. Today, my sister experienced a water-like sensation in her head without fever or a stiff neck. She also has sinus problems. Could this be the case?
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
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
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
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
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
Back, neck+spine pain, stomach problems, sternum pain and twitching throughout body. Sinus problems as well. Docs say nothing wrong. Second opinion?
Stay off the internet. Should get checked out by face to face dr.
Sounds like viral syndrome. ...Read more
Lump in neck and groin for year and a half, no change in lumps apart from when I have a sore throat etc. I also have persistent sinus problems?
Lymph nodes: Isolated enlargement may persist for years, decades. Show doc, to b sure. ...Read more
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
Sore throat, no fever, back & neck ache, fatigue, Had sinus congestion. Inner ears ache. High pitch beep coming from ears then it's gone. Ideas?
Ans: Try got fluids hot shower over the face and neck. See if you feel better. Start there ...Read more
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
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
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
As above: Could be, if it is bothersome see u md for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
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
Pseudo-Sinusitis: Also called fake" sinusitis caused by tooth grinding. The force caused by the jaw muscles when clenching at night can stimulate the ostium causing irritation of the membrane and triggering all the sinusitis symptoms. Currently, no therapy has been proven effective in treating sleep bruxism. Maybe night guard to protect your teeth. ...Read more
Depends: Sinusitis can cause pain, which is a neurological symptom. In rare cases, advanced serious sinus infections can cause ocular symptoms like double vision, impaired eye motion; and intracranial problems like meningitis or a brain abscess. These are some of the neurological problems associated with sinusitis. ...Read more
No: Sinus disease is the result of the impairment of normal drainage and airflow through the sinuses. The drainage openings can get obstructed by viral infection, allergy, septal deviation, nasal polyps, tumors, barotrauma among others. Mercury fillings play no role in acute or chronic sinus disease. ...Read more
My nose has been broke and it is crooked and causes me sinus problems what is the procedure to correct this?
Septorhinoplasty: You need a thorough evaluation which may include a physical exam, nasal endoscopy and possibly even a ct scan of the sinuses. Should the problem seem to be from a structural issue (as opposed to allergies) surgery may help. It would involve making incisions inside and possibly outside (though well hidden) of the nose and possibly removing and re-breaking some nasal bones. ...Read more
It is well documented that many migraines that feel like sinus headaches are not being caused by sinus problems. How do you differentiate?
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