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How do you know if you have sinus headaches?

How do you know  if you have sinus headaches?

Imaging: True "sinus" headaches are much less common than other types of headache, such as migraine, tension, medication rebound headache, TMJ issues, etc. To complicate matters, migraines may cause nasal congestion, and some sinus issues may trigger migraines. In most cases, the only definitive way to identify a probable "sinus" headache is to get a ct or mri. See a neurologist or ENT doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Sinusitis (Definition)

A condition caused by an inflammation or swelling of the lining of the facial sinuses. It usually starts with cold-like symptoms such as a runny, stuffy ...Read more


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How do you know if you have sarcoidosis?

How do you know if you have sarcoidosis?

Everyone different: Sarcoid can have many different manifestations. Characteristically you can have some of the follwoing: swollen lymph nodes, rashes, lung spots, eye changes, liver changes, skin rashes, etc. Each person is different and the diagnosis is made depending where the granulomas (the sarcoid biopsy inflammatory change) are found and if there is no other cause found. Your doctor can guide you here. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have eppididimitis?

How do you know if you have eppididimitis?

See a doctor: You can't tell on your own, but you should go to a doctor or an emergency room if you pain in the testicles or scrotum. Other common cause of testicular pain include torsion and orchitis. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have eczema?

How do you know if you have eczema?

Eczema: Eczema is an itching skin disease. It presents usually with red, scaly, itchy patches. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have appendicitis?

How do you know if you have appendicitis?

Appendicitis : The classic scenario will be vague pain that starts around the umbilicus and eventually migrates to a very focal point in the right lower quadrant of your abdomen. This is usually accompanied by fever/chills, nausea/vomiting, and loss of appetite. Laboratory findings will generally show an increase in your white blood cell count. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have hypertension?

How do you know if you have hypertension?

Blood pressure: You have your blood pressure recorded several times over a few days and if it is predominantly elevated from the normal range, you have hypertension. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have a sinus infection?

How do you know if you have a sinus infection?

Good question: Sinusitis is the most over-diagnosed entity in the field of upper respiratory infections. The great majority of these infections are viral and are constantly being treated blindly and often with unindicated antibiotics. The symptoms of rhino-sinusitis are nasal congestion and obstruction, pain between the eyes, pain and pressure under the eyes and occasionally headaches.Yellow nasal drainage. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have a sinus infection?

How do you know if you have a sinus infection?

Sinus Infection: Depending on which sinus(es) is/are affected, you will first experience symptoms of a cold- stuffy, runny nose, then headache or facial pain and pressure. Post nasal drip, feeling tired and fever is not uncommon. Your teeth may also hurt. If in doubt, check with with your doctor or ENT specialist. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have a sinus infection?

How do you know if you have a sinus infection?

See below: Sinus infections are defined as cough and cold symptoms that are not any better after 19 to 14 days. The color of the mucous from the nose does not mean anything. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have a sinus infection?

How do you know if you have a sinus infection?

Sinusitis: Ill, fever, malaise. Inflamed nasal passages, sinus tenderness, facial erythema, prior it'll edema. Purulent nasal discharge. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have pancreatitis?

How do you know if you have pancreatitis?

Continued: Also the patient's history can help out. Is there a lot of alcohol intake, do they have gallstones, high cholesterol? What medicines do they take. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have shingles?

How do you know if you have shingles?

Shingles Hurts: Shingles is a severe painful rash in one part of the skin and only on one side of the skin. Your physician can diagnose this for you. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have cance?

Complex question: Cannnot be ansered online. Start with a comprehensive medical examination by your private physician. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have gallstones?

How do you know if you have gallstones?

By ultrasound: Gs are very common. They lead to symptoms in some. These may include upper r abdo pain after eating or there may be no symptoms at all. Ultrasound is one way to find them - if there is a reason to do so. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have burnout?

Early warning sign : And primary predictor of burnout is increased effort without corresponding productivity and output. In some instances output may remain static or even decrease. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have astigmatism?

How do you know if you have astigmatism?

Get examined: If you have a significant amount of astigmatism your vision will be blurry. See your eye doctor for a refraction to find out for sure. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have chickenpox?

How do you know if you have chickenpox?

Look at it: Most providers can diagnose it by looking. There is also a blood test to look for specific acute infection antibodies but it would take awhile. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have prolactinoma?

How do you know if you have prolactinoma?

ProlactinomaYour: Prolactin will be elevated without other cause for it ie pregnancy, medication, nipple stimulation... Perform an MRI of pituitary and brain with and without contrast to confirm an adenoma or growth on the pituitary gland. ...Read more

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I need to know how do you know if you have rabies?

I need to know how do you know if you have rabies?

Rabies: transmitted : By contamination of wound with saliva from rabid animal, mostly after bite (between 20-180 days). Rabid animals: skunk, raccoon, fox, bat, stray dogs. Pain, itch, abnormal sensation at wound along with fever, malaise, headache, anorexia, nausea, apprehension, anxiety, agitation. Gradually, inability to swallow liquid even saliva with aspiration in trachea, hydrophobia, aerophobia, spasm, etc. Etc. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have diabetes?

How do you know if you have diabetes?

You eat a lot,drink: lots of fluids, and pee all the time.. YYou also may be losing weight, and your blood sugar level is high ...Read more