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Sinus Infection From Tingling Feet Or Hands
Not directly: Sinus infections may occasionally lead to other infections within the skull, including sub or epidural empyema, brain abscess, and rarely thromboses of the venous sinuses. These can be responsible for a wide variety of neurologic manifestations, but tingling in the feet or hands would be distinctly unusual. ...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
Can someone be having a stroke with b/p 120/65 I am on azrithomiacin and predinsone 10mg for sinus infection have tingling off and on left hand/foot?
Taking Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 4 days now for sinus infection. Last night I couldn't sleep due to numbness and pain in my hands. Can I stop taking the Abx?
Talk to your doctor: Or the on-call doctor in the AM before your next dose to ask if a change in antibiotics is needed. Four days of antibiotics is insufficient to treat sinusitis. Your doctor may recommend evaluation to determine if your hand pain & numbness is related to Cipro (ciprofloxacin). ...Read more
Untreated sinus infection 1.5 months. Dr appt next week but have 500mg amoxicillin on hand (22 pills). Would like to start treatment now with 3 per day until appt. Wt 103lbs. Will that harm me?
No: But you should always consult a doctor prior to retaking antibiotics. ...Read more
I have been experiencing terrible headaches towards the back of my head left hand side. I have had a brain scan in April 2017 and it showed a bad sinus infection. The headaches are right back and are worse. Please assist if possible.
Can you also get tingling/pins and needles in your arms, legs, neck, hands, feet and face due to sinus infection/headache?
I would think: If you do they are 2 separate problems. ...Read more
Lip tingling on right side with a sec of lightheadedness only last a sec but its off and on I have a sinus infection?
How can having a steroid shot help dry, scaly, s sore feet? I had a shot because of a bad sinus infection in monday. Today I notice my feet are not.
Coincidence?: I can't make sense of it either..... ...Read more
Ent said inner ear is ok! Just have a sinus infection and on meds. Still feeling off balance when walking, marshmellow feet. When will this go away?
As the: Congestion clears and the fluid in your eustachian tube gets less your balance will improve. ...Read more
Slight numbness in pinky & weding finger, thumb a little weird. I have a sinus infection at the moment & a very tight neck. I'm worried this is m.S.?
Unlikely: Sounds like ulnar tunnel syndrome.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Tingling of feet and back pain usually neurologic due to lumbar/sacral nerve roots entraped to give symptoms. Cervix Ca would start with vaginal bleeding and eventual ulceration thru anterior/posterior vagina to invade bladderand rectum. GB would produce rt. upper abdominal pain. Neurologic exam in order ...Read more
29y/o F. Numbness/tingling feet rt hand. Feet cold burning. Upper arm ache to elbow. Labs/mri/emg normal. Mild degenerative disc/ iron10. Flagyl X2 bv?
Numbness normal MRI: The fact that MRI/EMG is normal is good news. Did they check thyroid? glucose? sed rate, ANA (autoimmune issues)? lyme titer? Could be reflux or H pylori, low iron Vit D, B12, magnesium, potassium calcium, supplement if low. Check diet: Vegetarian (vit deficiency)? Do you have discomfort with eating (, may be malabsorping)? . Do fingers turn purple? Could be Raynauds. F/U with doctor/urgent care ...Read more
Can I get antibiodic prescription for extreme sinus infection? I'm a 53 yr old male, houston area, hand have suffered from sinus infections since childhood. Tonsils + adnoids removed at age 8. I've had sinus infection for approx 3 wks. Have taken over cou
Not from this site: This public Healthtap site is a discussion forum for medical questions. We do not offer to diagnose or treat anyone. ...Read more
What to do if I'm using Neti Pot fo weeks now and it opened up my right ear but iam having some sinus infection. S it because of netipot?
Sinus infection w green snot. I feel like I have the flu. Or do I have the flu. Woke up sweating past two night s just to drag thru the day. Thanks?
You may have both: A 2 day episode of sweating at night sounds like a viral upper respiratory tract infection. Green nasal discharge may be the start of a viral rhino-sinusitis. The general rule is that if you are getting worse after 5 days, an antibiotic is appropriate, and if you are not better in 10 days, an antibiotic should be considered. Bottom line is if not better after 5 days see your physician. ...Read more
Antibiotics: A sinus infection is properly treated with a wide spectrum antibiotic like Amoxicillin with clavulanic acid, levaquin, biaxin, (clarithromycin) clindamycin, a nasal antiinflammatory spray like flonase, Nasonex or Qnasl and a mucolytic agent (breaking down mucous to thin liquid) like Mucinex or Robitussin with or without a saline spray. Normally, there is a quick recovery within days. ...Read more
See doctor: Sinus infections require evaluation & treatment by a medical provider. Antibiotics are needed. ...Read more
Anything in moderatn: There is really no specific food recommendations that is scientifically based. Therefore, eat what you like but invmoderation. ...Read more
Usually viral: In most cases, you take decongestants and wait it out. Antibiotics are recommended only for severe cases (e.g. High fever or facial pain for at least 3-4 days) or cases lasting for at least 10 days. ...Read more
Yes: You could unless the sinus infection are acute and could contaminate others. ...Read more
Sinus infection: Take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin for the pain. Irrigate the nose frequently with saline 1 tsp salt to one quart of water. 50 to 100 ccs each nostril 4 to 5 times a day. If fevers or chills repeat the Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin. You do not necessarily need antibiotics for an infection. Most will clear on their own in a few days. Use a syringe to irrigate. ...Read more
What to do if I am feeling like I have some sinus infection symptoms but I don't have a sinus infection!?
Sinus infection.: See a doctor to find out the cause. ...Read more
Up to you: There is no medical reason not to go but, if you won't be able to pay attention due to the pain or, if you're blowing your nose frequently, you may be a distraction to others. Consider 1-2 days off until you feel better. ...Read more
See your doctor: Sinus infections are often viral, and viral illnesses last 7 to 10 days. You can take meds for symptoms, but there is nothing that can be done to shorten the length of a viral illness. If your sinus symptoms are caused by a bacterial infection or allergies, though, there may be prescription meds that can help. See your doctor to determine if any of these medicines might be appropriate for you. ...Read more
Improve drainage: Sinus health is all about drainage. Remove the thick, obstructing secretions with salt water rinses, take Pseudoephedrine or use oxymetazoline spray for a few days, and get an antibiotic if you have greenish secretions. The best thing to do is to see an allergist to see if allergies are the underlying cause, and to learn what to do to control the allergic inflammation as best as you can. ...Read more
Time: The vast majority of sinus infections are viral; care is purely supportive, and letting the body handle the infection. There is no evidence behind any "natural" remedies aside from this. ...Read more
Productive cough: A upper respiratory viral infection will start in the nose and throat, causing clear drainage and sore throat. Towards the end it will generally spread to lungs, causing cough, and viral bronchitis. If the cold lasts longer than about 10 days, and the drainage turns green or yellow, it may very well be a sinus infection. If your cough produces yellow mucus, it could be pneumonia. See a doc. ...Read more
Probably unrelated: Cefuroxime, if one reads the fda approved side-effect list, may cause urinary tract symptoms rarely, but this is usually a report based upon simultaneous illnesses occurring at the same time. In your case would look to see if this is true as a first measure. Consult with the doctor who rx'd the cefuroxime. ...Read more
Time: The only real sign that has proven predictive of a bacterial sinus infection vs a viral sinus infection is the length of time of symptoms (that was reported to be 10 days). Initially it is usually a viral infection and then a secondary bacterial infection occurs (7-10 days later). That is why most physicians usually recommend otc meds and conservative measure in the beginning. ...Read more
Antibiotics: And you should see a dentist to have he tooth treated or removed other wise the infection will continue or get worse. ...Read more
Possible: Sphenoid sinusitis most likely to cause meningitis. It and frontal infections can also cause epidural and brain abscess. Ethmoid infections less likely but these can spread to orbit. Maxillary infections rarely spread. Adolescent males are at higher risk for spread of infection into brain. Worry if severe headache, fever, vomiting, stiff neck, confusion, . ...Read more
No.: Don't see any reason to do that. Your doc should have made sure that your dose is the lowest effective dose and that you are taking it for the shortest effective period. ...Read more
Sinus: Hard to tell from your description. You really need to have it looked at ...Read more
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