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Is It Normal To Have A Sinus Pain When Sneezing
Not generally: The pain usually occurs as a result of a pressure differential between your nose and the sinus cavity, suggesting there may be partial blockage of the sinus drainage. Use of a netti pot, other sinus irrigation or a decongestant might be helpful. If this does not work, see your local ENT doctor. ...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
Had cold 2 weeks ago and been suffering with sinus pain since and tiredness now started sneezing again and nose stuffy like I'm getting another cold?
Maybe: And general people get a viral sinus or restaurant faction and then a second worsening which is usually bacterial see primary care physician or Healthtap visit ...Read more
Yesterday allergies went crazy with sneezing and sudden faucet nose all night. Today heavy yellow mucus and severe sinus pain. Cold or sinus inf.?
I am experiencing chills, fever (severity: mild), sneezing, nervousness and sinus pain. The following also describe me: Fatigue and Body aches. What should I do?
I am experiencing nasal congestion, nasal drainage, runny nose, sneezing, post nasal drip and sinus pain.
Common cold: The common cold virus can cause all your symptoms; care is purely supportive in nature. Antibiotics can't cure a viral infection. If your symptoms persist for more than 10 days or progressively worsen, there may be a role for antibiotic treatment of a sinus infection. Please see a doctor if you're concerned. ...Read more
I am experiencing sinus pain. The following also describe me: Post nasal drip, Runny nose, Nasal congestion, Sneezing, Facial pain or pressure, and Toothache. What should I do?
I am experiencing sore throat, headache, neck pain, sinus pain and nasal congestion. The following also describe me: Sneezing and Painful throat sores. What should I do?
Doctor can examine: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to look for strep). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin (ibuprofen) may lessen pain. ...Read more
Is it normal for phlegm to smell bad? I've been sick for the last couple weeks I've had a cold and really bad sinus to the point that I have a lot of phlegm. In the last two days I've been spitting and sneezing a lot of stinky phlegm. Is this normal? And
It is common for the phlegm to have a bad smell. This is usually due to odor causing bacteria that are present, especially when one is dealing with sinusitis. Once the infection clears, the "stinky" phlegm will go away as well. Make sure you see your doctor. You will likely need at least a two week course of antibiotics.
Take care. ...Read more
Is it normal for joints especially knees to feel weak a day after cold w101.1 fever, aches, cough, sneezing. Clear runny nose. Still have sinus congestion?
Most definitely: Very common symptoms of a flu. If the symptoms of joint pains persist past the cold, then would talk to your doc. May also be good to run labs to make sure it is indeed a cold, as sometimes these symptoms are also due to other conditions that affect the immune system. ...Read more
Is it normal to have swollen right superclavicular (~1cm) when experiencing left side sinus pain/cheekbone pain for previous 2 months?
Swollen what?: If you are talking about a lymph node, this is almost never normal. If the bone itself is "swollen", is it possibly you have broken it at some time? It is on the opposite side, but do you have a diagnosis for the sinus/cheek pain? Are there other swollen nodes in the neck, jaw, or armpit for example? You should probably be seen by someone who can evaluate all of this. Good luck! ...Read more
Cold, congestion, sinus pain 1 week. Now better, but 2nd bout of it in 2 months. Got better without meds both times. Normal to get viruses so often?
Can a 'normal' headache, or headache caused by sinus pain turn into a migraine, if left untreated for too long?
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
Is it normal during a cold to wake up with INTENSE nose/sinus pain/pressure for at least several hours? (sorry never experienced this before)
Sinus swelling/pain: 24 year old male wakes with intense nose/sinus pain/ pressure for several hours due to infection causing inflammation and swelling of the nasal passages and the sinuses around the nose. Inflammation causes pain and swelling blocks the sinus and air passages making breathing uncomfortable. The position of the head while sleeping can also worsen the blockage. ...Read more
Face trauma to the maxillary area, experiencing global sinus pain to the side affected. Eyebrow level to the side of my head and base of scull normal?
ENT doc: Complicated area. See an ENT doc for complete evaluation. ...Read more
Is it normal to get sinus pain, blocked nose and headache when really upset and crying? So bad head hurts next day but then gone.
Many ppl do.: Indeed. Emotions cause membranes to swell & block passages; tears run to nostrils and cause blowing, causing negative pressure in sinuses-voilà: pain. Not just big sinuses, but the honeycomb-like tiny chambers between the eyes can take hours to recover. Pseudoephedrine can help. ...Read more
My eleven year old had a sever bloody nose and is now complaining of sharp pain in her nose and sinuses. Is it normal to have sharp sinus pain after a?
I have sinus since I was a kid. And now even a bit of dust make me sneeze. That's it, the whole day I will be sneezing and suffering. Any advice to cure.
Antihistamines: Try taking antihistamines at bedtime and if necessary in the morning as well. Nasal steroid sprays also work. ...Read more
Probably: But if you have pain and/or vision changes, see a doctor. ...Read more
After a very violent sneeze, later I noticed an indent on frontal sinus right between my eyebrows. Quite painful to the touch. Should I be worried?
Yes: Sneezing should not cause any damage to your system. If you develop an indent which is painful, it should be checked out by your doctor. ...Read more
Can you have rhinoplasty if you suffer from sinusitis? Would the surgery aggravate the sinus? Would you even be able to sneeze
Rhinoplasty: Not treating a sinus infection while performing a rhinoplasty may increase the chance of post-operative infection. Rhinoplasty can usually be performed at the same time as sinus surgery. A recent study suggested that post-operative swelling may last slightly longer when both surgeries are performed simultaneously. Consult with a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more
I've had sneezing sinus drainage was green now clear with blood for 9 days. Today I have a headache with loss of taste. How long should this last?
Time to see your doc: Upper respiratory symptoms lasting longer than 10 days should be evaluated please. ...Read more
How do I relive sinus/nasal pain from a blocked sneeze? It takes between a few minutes to a couple hours for the pressure to come out, why is that?
Swelling: Likely part of what made you sneeze is swelling in your nasal passages / sinuses. So when you stifled the sneeze, it increased pressure in sinus (-es) which is trapped there temporarily, causing discomfort. Could try pseudoephedrine (from pharmacist) or nasal spray like Afrin (for BRIEF use--2-3 days max) to reduce swelling. If continues, see Dr for nasal steroid or antihistamine recc., depending. ...Read more
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