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Can someone tell me how to know if my headache/sinus pain caused by a virus or something else?

Can someone tell me how to know if my headache/sinus pain caused by a virus or something else?

You: Come in contact with virus, virus wants to take over and reproduce, your bodies immune system recognizes a threat, it calls all units available to attack the virus. Local released products cause edema, swelling and allow traffic of your immune cells. Things get all swollen, mucus builds up and hence pain. ...Read more

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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 a 'normal' headache, or headache caused by sinus pain turn into a migraine, if left untreated for too long?

Different animals: Sinus headaches are caused by increased pressure in the sinuses, usually by some sort of blockage. Migraines arise from different processes, though it hey are not fully understood. That said, untreated can sometimes lead to potentially serious consequences. So sinus infections that last for more than a few days or get worse should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What ailment can cause retinal holes, nausea, headaches and sinus pain?

Probably unrelated: Retinal holes are usually causes by physical problems within the eye, such as the vitreous gel pulling on the retina and causing a tear. Most cases of retinal holes are of unknown cause and are not usually associated with medical conditions. Symptoms of nausea, headache and sinus pain could be anything from migraine to influenza, and a medical examination would be needed to diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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I just got my top left wisdom tooth taken out and i wanted to know if the pain from that can give me headaches or sinus pain?

I just got my top left wisdom tooth taken out and i wanted to know if the pain from that can give me headaches or sinus pain?

Wisdom tooth: Yes, it is normal to have some discomfort, including headaches, from an extraction. However, there can be the possibility of sinus involvement when an upper molar is taken out. Therefore, you should return to your dentist's office to have the area evaluated. ...Read more

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How to treat sinus pain, headache, earache with no cough?

How to treat sinus pain, headache, earache with no cough?

Sounds like a virus: You are describing a upper respiratory infection. Many of these can last several weeks before your feel normal. It is also possible that you have caught a second one. Try some OTC sinus medication (generic Clartin-D) for the pressure and postnasal drip. See a doctor if things worsen. ...Read more

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In what way can I help an allergy to cigarette smoke I am snorting, headache, congested & sinus pain after exposure?

In what way can I help an allergy to cigarette smoke I am snorting, headache, congested & sinus pain after exposure?

Rhinosinusitis: Sinus pain, congestion and headache are signs of rhinosinusitis. Cigarette smoke like other air pollutants play as irritants. The inflamed nasal and sinus mucosa get irritated easily and more inflamed when it exposure to pollutants. Therefore, you should seek help treating rhinosinusitis first. Several etiologies can cause rhinosinusitis with the most common one is allergies. ...Read more

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I had a headache and sinus pain for a week before my vacation, on vacation it went away, now I'm back an its back along with forearm hives. Allergies?

I had a headache and sinus pain for a week before my vacation, on vacation it went away, now I'm back an its back along with forearm hives. Allergies?

Where vacation?: If you are allergic to something in your home area (indoor or outdoor), being away in a totally different environment would keep you away from the allergens. Having said that, hives from pollen, dust mites, pet exposure are unusual but I have seen them with mold exposure. Is there any evidence of water damage at your home? See an allergist if your symptoms are that othersome. ...Read more

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Major throbbing headaches and sinus pain.had sinus X rays already and were fine. 4 months of continuous pain. Tried everything. Help!

Major  throbbing headaches and sinus  pain.had sinus X rays already and were fine.  4 months of continuous pain. Tried everything.  Help!

See doctor?: Sounds like you need to see a doctor, possibly a neurologist. They may have to consider a CT scan of your sinuses if they think they may be the source of the pain. ...Read more

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Thick black green scab like coming from nose when blowing sinus pain and pressure and headaches?

Thick black green scab like coming from nose when blowing sinus pain and pressure and headaches?

Sinusitis?: It sounds like you may be dealing with a sinus infection. You need to see your doctor to be evaluated and given the appropriate treatment. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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Sinus pain, bad headache and neck ache, cause?

Sinus pain, bad headache and neck ache, cause?

Midface Migraine: It is common for a migraine to be misdiagnosed. It is difficult to diagnose when pain is in a different location such as face, maxillary sinus, neck, upper teeth or jaw. The diagnosis can be elusive and results in a misdiagnosis of neuralgia, sinus headache or atypical facial pain. See otolaryngologist and headache specialist; one cause for a headache does not exclude the presence of another ha. ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more


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Sinus Pain (Definition)

Sinus pain is a symptom in which a person has pain in the sinus spaces of the face. The sinuses are hollow spaces in the facial bones, with the largest spaces in each cheekbone and in the forehead. Sinus infections can cause sinus pressure, sinus pain, headaches, fever, cloudy ...Read more


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