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Sinus Infection Fatigue Dizziness
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
Maxillary Sinusitis: Greetings. Yes, chronic sinusitis can indeed cause fatigue, drowsiness and feeling like you are "in a fog". Our immune system is stressed with a sinus infection and thus is weakened. Over the counter saline nasal/sinus rinse 2-3 x/day the follow your evening dose with a steroid nasal spray as directed. This will help reduce inflammation. If after 5 days, your still ill, see your doctor. ...Read more
Can sinus infections caused dizziness, headaches, jaw stiffness, toothaches, watery eyes, drowsiness?
Sore throat, headache, sinus pressure, body fatigue and aches but no fever. Allergies or Viral Infection?
Allergy symptoms: It depends on the duration of symptoms, if you symptoms have just started, it can be either allergies or a viral infection. If these symptoms have been persistent for several weeks, then it is more likely allergies. Do you recall if something triggered your symptoms? Were you around someone will a viral illness prior to your symptoms starting. ...Read more
Could shakiness, sweating, low fever, full head feeling, headache and forgetfulness be due to long standing sinus infection ?
Yes: You are an extremely bright person to figure that out. Usually you would not have a low fever but it's possible. I wonder what you are doing to help. Antihistamines and Nasonex (mometasone) spray usually helps but it is possible you also need antibiotics. If possible, see a physician and hope you are better soon. ...Read more
Sinusitis & Fatigue: Anytime your body is fighting an infection, it takes its toll and causes fatigue. Sinusitis can certainly drain you of all your energy. You need it properly treated by a doctor, rest and hydrate. The chest pain may be due to general inflammation and costochondritis, especially if you have been coughing or forcefully blowing your nose. NSAIDS like Advil (ibuprofen) and Motrin will help with that. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Day 5 of omnicef (cefdinir) for sinus infection, feeling worse, congested, drainage, headache, fatigue, nausea..is this normal?
Yes, pretty normal: Most sinusitis isn't due to bacteria, but to viruses, allergy, etc, and antibiotics like cefdinir (Omnicef) have no effect. Your doctor probably thought it was worth a try, but maybe didn't really expect it to help much. Nasal or oral decongestant and hydration (saline nasal spray) may be more effective. Or maybe a different antibiotic, e.g. azithromycin. Discuss with the doctor. ...Read more
Bronchitis: Yes it can. See your doctor for help. ...Read more
Yes: All of these symptoms can indicate a sinus infection or they could be something like the common cold. Generally a cold will make you more congested than a sinus infection. Also a cold will probably resolve in a day or two on its own. If these symptoms are not resolving soon, then you need to see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Might: be a viral infection? Hydrate well & rest. ...Read more
Yes: Any infection can cause one to feel bad, sluggish or ill. It would depend perhaps on the severity of the infection. Oral infections are usually painful and can become systemic in the body. One has to be careful that they do not have certain cardiac or valvular conditons of the heart that oral infections could make very much worse. If concerned see your dentist or oral surgeon and your pcp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr diagnosed me with frontal sinus infection cause I am having dizziness and feel like floor bounces. Why does it do it worse in tiny rooms?
Vertigo: Dizziness and vertigo go hand in hand. With inflammation of the inner ear that can be the result of sinus problems, can get these symptoms. Because of the problem in the inner ear, the brain finds it hard to coordinate visual cues with those related to gravity and orientation. The small room may be worse because your balance system is more "stressed" visually. ...Read more
I have suffered with chronic dizziness for three years now since my first sinus infection after thyroidectomy. Doc isn't worried. What can it be?
I had sinus infection which was detected in mri. I have dizziness/ vertigo which prompted mri. Are these related? How longit will be for vertigo to go
I've been experiencing dizziness since February , I've gotten all lab tests done and treated for sinus infection. It comes and goes can it be anxiety?
Dizziness: Anxiety can cause dizziness. This can occur if the individual has an upset stomach as a part of the clinical picture. What is occurring is that the body is placing more blood around the stomach and, since the brain is the primary user of blood, the individual feels dizzy as a response. The brain is signaling that it wants the person to lie down to equalize the blood in the body. ...Read more
6 weeks??: Sinusitis, as well as many viruses, can cause a labyrinthitis, that results in dizziness. This can last sometimes as long as 6 weeks, with symptoms sometimes severe enough that people look drunk when they try to walk or have nausea with it like being seasick! it is important to see your doctor, to rule out something else & diagnose you, and there are some medications that can help the symptoms. ...Read more
Possibly: Dizziness is a common symptom & often it's hard to find the cause. Neither sinus infections or allergies are common causes of dizziness: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dizziness/basics/causes/con-20023004 Ginger has been shown to help with dizziness from motion sickness.It may or may not help for other causes but is safe to try. Try to find cause. Acupuncture & homeopathy may help. ...Read more
Dr says I have a frontal sinus infection which is causing my dizziness. Was wondering if saltwater would be ok to use to help clean out my sinuses?
I am on round 5 of meds for a sinus infection last 2 days I have been really dizzy, so dizzy the room spins. Is this normal? Having sinuplasty feb 25.
Sinus infection: Yes saline spray is great stuff. If you have been feeling bad for about a week you should probably be on antibiotics. ...Read more
Dizziness over a month , diagnosed with acute sinus media acute sinus infection feels worse along with stinging my head not often last a sec confused?
Suffering from chronic dizziness, heavy head, face swelling when subjected to cold air or cold drink, doctors mentioned no sinus infection observed?
See an ENT doctor: And possibly a neurologist. There has to be a reason for these symptoms and this should be diagnosed effectively by experts in this area. ...Read more
My primary put me on omnicef (cefdinir) for a sinus infection but i feel weak and shaky is that normal from this medication? Also feel a lil dizzy? Short breath
I'm currently on amox clav 875 for sinus infection but after i drink it i feel dizzy all the time is that normal?
Went to my dr today with symptoms of dizziness and she said frontal sinus infection and i passed the nuerological test. Does this mean inner ear ok?
I went on a cruise a couple weeks ago and have been dizzy/off balance since and now my ears are hurting could it just be I have a sinus infection that?
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
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