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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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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 sinus infection cause ear neck shoulder pain?

Can sinus infection cause ear neck shoulder pain?

ear neck pain. : Usually not. The symptoms seems like cervical nerve root irritated. ...Read more

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Had ear infection now severe jaw pain. Related?

Had ear infection now severe jaw pain. Related?

Yes, but: Yes, ear infection can cause jaw pain Jaw pain can also cause ear pain, I've seen many patients who were diagnosed by MD with "ear infection" - treatment with antibiotics no improvement. Was actually TMJ problem. If your symptoms persist after treatment of ear infection, see dentist to rule out TMJ. ...Read more

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Could jaw muscle pain be a sinus infection?

Could jaw muscle pain be a sinus infection?

Grinding: Jaw muscle pain is typically caused by clenching or grinding your teeth. Many of us do this and are not aware of it. The pain would be in the temples, back of your jaw, and in front of your ear. The sinuses are located in the forehead, behind your cheekbones, between and around your eyes and sinus infection pain would be in these areas. ...Read more

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Can ear infection cause pain on head?

Can ear infection cause pain on head?

Yes: Ear infections can cause headaches, but they can also produce other complications. It is always best to check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Does pain in back of head indicate abcess tooth symptoms?

Does pain in back of head indicate abcess tooth symptoms?

I have never: Seen that occur personally, but that does not mean it's impossible. In my personal opinion, i would think it extremely unlikely and would look for another cause of the head pain. If you have an abscess (or any dental problem), that needs to be addressed anyway. ...Read more

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Jaw pain pain infront of ear pain im ear sharp pain running up the side of my head and toothache neck pain Tmj? Or somethng serious?

Jaw pain pain infront of ear pain im ear sharp pain  running up the side of my head and toothache neck pain Tmj? Or somethng serious?

TMJ: Likely TMJ, which can be serious. Something more serious? You need an exam to know for sure. See a board certified oral surgeon for diagnosis. He can treat you, or refer you. ...Read more

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Could sinuses cause lower jaw pain?

No: Lower jaw pain caused either by a tooth dying or TMJ so see your dentist. As for the sinus please see your ent. ...Read more

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Lower back pain with bladder infection?

Lower back pain with bladder infection?

Common : Common symptoms of a bladder infection are urgency, frequency, burning with urination, and visible blood in the urine. Low back pain is less common but is a symptom. It also may be a symptom related to kidney infection in addition to bladder infection. Fever is generally associated with kidney infections along with nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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Can sinus infection cause neck pain/stiffness?

Can sinus infection cause neck pain/stiffness?

Generally No!: Sinus infection tend to cause frontal headache. Neck pain and stiffness should be looked at carefully in setting of a fever. Any light sensitivity? Should see a doctor emergently! ...Read more

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Is upper back pain or lower back pain involved with a urinary tract infection?

Is upper back pain or lower back pain involved with a urinary tract infection?

Both: Pain in the upper part of your lumbar spine, just at the level where ribs begin is possible. Lower back pain is more common. ...Read more

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Can sinus infections cause sharp eye pain and sharp head pain?

Can sinus infections cause sharp eye pain and sharp head pain?

Yes it can: Often times chronic sinusitis can produce pain around or behind the eyes. In advanced conditions the infection can spread to the retro orbital structures which could lead to orbital cellulitis that could be vision threatening ...Read more

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Had 2 ear infections back to back.Ear pain better but throbbing headache in forehead,sometimes in back of head.101.8 fever.Is this sinuses?

Most probably: It is your sinuses, some consider middle ears as part of the sinus system, they all are connected and drain into the upper airways so any bug can affect the whole area. Need to see your doctor again, meanwhile use saline nasal washes, pain killers and decongestants if you are not hypertensive, ...Read more

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Do antibiotics cause lower back pain and a bladder infection?

Do antibiotics cause lower back pain and a bladder infection?

They shouldn't: Those are not usual side effects from any antibiotic therapy, speak with your prescribing doctor about it. ...Read more

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Ear pain infection problems and treatement?

Ear Pain Adults: Ear pain In adults is a common problem Often the cause is 'otitis externa' which is an inflammation of the ear canal (sometimes with infection) It often starts with the canal being itchy or after getting the ear wet e.g. after a lot of swimming. It can be VERY painful, so taking medicines like paracetamol +/- ibuprofen can help Treatment is by keeping the ear dry +/-drops prescribed by a Dr ...Read more

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Can jaw pain, ear pain, and soreness behind ear/neck be caused by sinus infection?

Can jaw pain, ear pain, and soreness behind ear/neck be caused by sinus infection?

Rarely: Unless the mastoid sinuses are infected, the pain is not expected to be in the areas. I suspect that you may have a jaw problem from teeth grinding. Consult your dentist. ...Read more

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Headaches pain neck back pain, pain in the shoulders, jaw pain what it could be?

Headaches pain neck back pain, pain in the shoulders, jaw pain what it could be?

Pain: Need more information as this could be medical or dental. Can you provide more information? Suggest you see your MD for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Sinusitis (Definition)

A condition caused by an inflammation or swelling of the tissue lining your sinuses. Acute sinusitis usually starts with coldlike symptoms such as a runny, stuffy ...Read more