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Could sinus or ear infections cause vision problems in one eye?

Could sinus or ear infections cause vision problems in one eye?

Sinus/ear infections: Will typically not cause any problems with your eyes. A severe sinus infection could potentially spread into tissues in the socket around your eye and could cause some eye problems if not treated properly. Make sure you take any medication prescribed by your doctor if you have an infection in your sinuses. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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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 sinus infection or fluid in the ear cause snowy vision?

Can a sinus infection or fluid in the ear cause snowy vision?

No: sinus infection should not cause any visual problems if it does you need to seek immediate medical attention ...Read more

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Can sinus/ear infection cause partial loss of vision?

Can sinus/ear infection cause partial loss of vision?

Yes: This would be seen in an acute complication of a sinus infection - a peri-orbital abscess which is surgical emergency. If this happens, you must be evaluated for a possible abscess. ...Read more

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Ent doctor took one look in ears and said i was fine but for a year I've had sinus pain and pressure, migraines, eye pain and slight vision issues.Ideas?

Ent doctor took one look in ears and said i was fine but for a year I've had sinus pain and pressure, migraines, eye pain and slight vision issues.Ideas?

Migraine: Many of those symptoms are very consistent with migraine headaches, but if you're still concerned about your ears and sinus you may seek a second opinion. A thorough history and exam should help you arrive at the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Experiencing sinus pain/he aches, neck pain, vision issues, extreme sleepiness. Right side eye pain and ear pain. Ear feels full or stuffy. Ideas?

Experiencing sinus pain/he aches,  neck pain, vision issues, extreme sleepiness. Right side eye pain and ear pain. Ear feels full or stuffy. Ideas?

Possibly migraine: you are having a migraine issue. The ear pain may be from teeth clenching or grinding partly related to your anxiety or less likely an inner ear infection. You need to talk to your doctor and get examined. Glaucoma should be ruled out as the cause for the eye pain- get the eye pressure checked since it may lead to permanent loss in vision if left untreated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can having your ears flushed cause sinus issues?

Can having your ears flushed cause sinus issues?

Yeah they connect : Your ears, nose, throat and sinuses are all connected. So if you rinse out your ears, fluid can collect in a sinus. See an ENT doctor for an exam. They can help drain any fluid that has collected. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of tmj? Can it cause ear/sinus stuffiness?

What are common symptoms of tmj? Can it cause ear/sinus stuffiness?

Symptoms of TMJ: Tmj symptoms vary for everyone but there are some common issues but a differential diagnosis is needed to eliminate other diagnoses. Tmj is very complex and proper diagnosis and treatment plan is very important. Some symptoms can be pain on chewing, opening, headaches, sore neck, breaking of teeth, ringing ears, and sore muscles. Go to a dentist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Could a blocked sinus cause a strong recurring flicking type of pain between temple and ear?

Could a blocked sinus cause a strong recurring flicking type of pain between temple and ear?

"Could be": but get that ear checked out! The symptoms may be due to "simultaneous" blockage of your EUSTACIAN tubes ..the small passages between the middle ear and nose which equalize PRESSURE in the ears! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Could a sinus headache cause ringing of the ear?

Could a sinus headache cause ringing of the ear?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus - or ringing in the ears - has a number of different causes. It is not out of the question that a sinus infection could exacerbate tinnitus, but it is not common either. Medications, stress, acoustic trauma, and many other things can trigger tinnitus. ...Read more

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Can GERD or LPR cause sinus and ear problems ?

Can GERD or LPR cause sinus and ear problems ?

Yes = atypical GERD: Healthtap is full of answers regarding gerd's causes, variations, and approaches for treatment ; prevention. Ear, nose, and throat manifestations of lpr commonly include the throat, ears, airway, etc. Please type "gerd" in the search box, and i think you'll find all the responses you could want! ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more