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Sinus Infection Pain In Neck
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
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
Yes: Ear pain can be VERY SEVERE! It can travel to neck, shoulder as well jaw and make sleeping, eating and thinking appropriately very difficult. If having ear pain u shd see ur doctor ASAP. It in doubt regarding some other diagnosis u shd see the doctor right away as well esp if u r worried about heart conditions. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
Neck popping sounds, ear pain, MRI/CT on head/brain normal, node tenderness in upper chest. Infection somewhere?
Neck popping: I do not know what you mean by node tenderness in upper chest. The only nodes in upper chest are inside the chest. Happy to do 2nd opinion to better get to the problem. ...Read more
Can a sinus infection cause facial twitches? Also, can nausea, neck pain, fatigue, and sinus pain point to a possible sinus infection?
Feels like pressure: A sinus infection will put pressure on the lining of the sinus. The tissue that lines the sinus has a lot of nerve endings and when aggravated they make you feel like there is a lot of pressure in your head but there is only pressure on the nerve endings. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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