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Can a sinus infection cause blurry vision?

Can a sinus infection cause blurry vision?

Possible extension: A true peri-orbital sinus infection (versus congestion or inflammation) may extend to the orbital region causing a peri-orbital cellulitis. Typically seen with maxillary sinus infections. I would recommend a visit to your provider to be sure it is not an extension of the infection versus secondary effects from the medication you are taking or other more benign side effects. ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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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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5 days post op sinus surgery, right pupil dilated with blurred vision, ct scan show a little infection, lot of pain. What could this be ? I am worried

5 days post op sinus surgery, right pupil dilated with blurred vision, ct scan show a little infection, lot of pain. What could this be ? I am worried

Go to doctor: Hi RaineyW, go to your doctor or ED now. You should not have pupillary changes or vision changes after a surgery like this. There is concern for infection, inflammation, and nerve damage. Go and good luck. ...Read more

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I have pain at my temples when moving my eyes around. No sinus pain. No blurry vision. ?

I have pain at my temples when moving my eyes around. No sinus pain. No blurry vision. ?

Migraine vs other: if blurred vision or does not go away or gets worse , see eye dr for vision check [eye strain] or neurologist to be sure nothing more serious , may need labs and mdi of the brain if don't resolve . take excedrin migraine[generic ok] , get rest , be sure no cause like smoking, alcohol /drug abuse , lack of sleep , sleep apnea[snoring and wake gagging] ect. ...Read more

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Is it bad to get frequent sinus pain, headaches, eye pain, blurry vision?

Is it bad to get frequent sinus pain, headaches, eye pain,  blurry vision?

Yes: It is not uncommon to have sinus pain from sinus disease or sinus congestion. However, it is persistent or if there is fever and neurological symptoms such as headaches or visual problems it should be checked out. You want to make certain that there is not the development of a sinus abscess or worse a brain abscess. You should have this evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Will using cpap machine cause sinus infections?

Will using cpap machine cause sinus infections?

See below: If the water reservoir is dirty or not cleaned properly it is possible. Keep it clean by replacing the water every night in addition to cleaning it at least every week, otherwise bacteria and fungi can grow in it which may cause allergic rhinitis and sinusitis. So try to keep your CPAP machine in good shape and it will help! ...Read more

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Wanted to know if allergies cause sinus infections and migraines?

Wanted to know if allergies cause sinus infections and migraines?

Indirectly: Allergies aren't the cause of sinus infection and migraines, per say. However, allergies can be a trigger for some people with migraines. Allergies can also contribute to sinus infections. The inflammation caused by allergies can be a set up for migraines. ...Read more

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Can sinus infections cause a blurry eye?

Can sinus infections cause a blurry eye?

Sometimes: Sometimes, especially if the nasal congestion produces a blockage of the nasolacrimal drainage system and tearing. See your eye doctor and medical doctor or ent. ...Read more

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Do sinus infections cause nasal turbinate to swell?

Do sinus infections cause nasal turbinate to swell?

It may: Since the nasal lining is contiguous with the sinus lining, inflammation in the sinuses can involved the nose. Nasal congestion may occur with pregnancy also. ...Read more

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Can sinus infections cause your ears to be sensitive?

Can sinus infections cause your ears to be sensitive?

Depends on what you : Mean by sensitive...If you mean ear pain , then yes, you can have ear pain with a sinus infection. If your sinus infection lasts for 2 weeks then see you doctor for antibiotics. ...Read more

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Could sinus infections cause an inflamed lymph node in upper gum area?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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. Thomas Klein
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Sinus Pain (Definition)

Sinus pain is a symptom in which a person has pain in the sinus spaces of the face. The sinuses are hollow spaces in the facial bones, with the largest spaces in each cheekbone and in the forehead. Sinus infections can cause sinus pressure, sinus pain, headaches, fever, cloudy ...Read more