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Natural Ways To Treat Occipital Headaches With Sinus Pain
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
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
Sinus pain/headaches: If it's just allergic rhinitis ( seasonal allergies), you can try an over the counter anti-histamine such as claritin, (loratadine) zyrtec, allegra. Use one of those in conjunction with a sinus rinse. A well known brand is neil med. www.neilmed.com. You should see your primary care provider to see if maybe you have a sinus infection. ...Read more
Yes, but not for too: long. Diclofenac has been associated with liver damage rarely ...Read more
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
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
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
What is it? I have sinus pain. I had ballon sinusplasty a month ago when will the pressure & headaches leave?? Help please
Sinus pain: What is it? I have sinus pain. I had ballon sinusplasty a month ago when will the pressure & headaches leave?? Help please. ANS: my guess is you have it again. Try hot steamy shower and using a heating pad over forehead when sleeping. See your dr. again so they can look and see. ...Read more
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
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
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
My eyes recently have become really sensitive to light. It almost feels like sinus pain followed by a slight headache. What could this be?
Had sinus surgery to clear bad infection. Month after, getting sinus pain/headaches and weird damp smell again. Could the infection be returning?
Having massive headaches and sinus pain.. Had a bad cold about a week ago did it turn into sinus infection?
Actually....: The symptoms are not a great indicator of sinus infection nor are MRI's or even biopsies. The best is simply looking at the back of the throat to see if there is purulent drainage, in which case antibiotics are quite helpful. otherwise anti-histamine decongestant combinations are a good idea if NOT a bacterial infection. ...Read more
Major throbbing headaches and sinus pain.had sinus X rays already and were fine. 4 months of continuous pain. Tried everything. Help!
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
Diagnosed with strep. Taking penicillin. Feel worse than before. Congested, coughing, nauseous, headache, sinus pain. Should I see a doctor?
Are there any viruses that cause headache, sinus pain and slightly swollen bilateral lymph nodes in neck and axillary?Axillary are not really swollen
Virus: absolutely many upper respiratory viruses can cause the symptoms you are having. ...Read more
Can tension headaches cause sinus pain and congestion? Went to dr and have no sinus infection. Sinus congestion is always worse when I'm tense
Migraine: is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, dizziness, neck pain. This condition must be professionally managed. Often use of Excedrin will lead to medication overuse headache. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation to avoid unnecessary future pain and suffering. ...Read more
Gets frequent nasal and sinus pain and swelling, almost a face headache around the eyes. Pain killers don't seem to help. Any other solutions?
Try other methods: If you being treated for a sinus infection, try warm compresses over your sinuses, while lying down. If you have seen an allergist, and been tested for allergies - ask about treatment to desensitize you to allergens. The medications you are taking have multiple side effects that can aggravate headaches. There are many strategies for combating pain without meds - see a psychologist using CBT. ...Read more
Yes: It is not uncommon to have sinus pain from sinus disease or sinus congestion. However, it is persistent or if there is fever and neurological symptoms such as headaches or visual problems it should be checked out. You want to make certain that there is not the development of a sinus abscess or worse a brain abscess. You should have this evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
What is it? I have sinus pain and toothache. The following also describe me: Runny nose, Headache, and Nasal drainage
Can anxiety cause mucus build up even although ENT say my sinuses are clear. Headaches and usual sinus pain. Dizziness. Had a breakdown in May. ?
TMJ?: No. But TMJ possible. Ask oral surgeon or ENT doc if you have TMJ signs. ...Read more
Little Cracking noises on right side of sinus? Ears are clear but popping&full, Am congested with yellow mucus and headaches, sinus pain and jaw pain
Sinus Infection: You could have a sinus infection. See your doctor. Sometimes all you need is antibiotics to help clear you up in no time. ...Read more
I am experiencing headache, nasal congestion, sinus pain and cough (quality: barky, hoarse, or hacking sounds) (worsened by: lying flat, in the ev...
Consultation: I suggest that you make an appointment with a Health Tap physician or see your private physician. ...Read more
I am experiencing calf pain, fatigue, sinus pain, difficulty thinking, headache (severity: mild), and stomach upset. I got a concussion last Tuesday.
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