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Dr. Thomas Klein
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Sinus Pain (Overview)

Sinus pain = discomfort in cavities in the head & face. This may be due to congestion or infection of the sinuses. See this article on sinus headaches: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sinus-headaches/basics/definition/CON-20025426


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Can you tell me what is causes sinus pain?

Can you tell me what is causes sinus pain?

Sinusitis: The pain is usually due to fluid accumulating inside the sinus, there after pressure like pain start. Unfortunately, if these sinuses get infected, them it will result in condition called acute sinusitis. Treatment is usually by taking antibiotics, decongestant and paracetamol. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Klein
761 doctors shared insights

Sinus Pain (Overview)

Sinus pain = discomfort in cavities in the head & face. This may be due to congestion or infection of the sinuses. See this article on sinus headaches: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sinus-headaches/basics/definition/CON-20025426


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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Is it possible to have sinus pain in the back of the head? My ears and nose have recently cleared of the pressure, i can't get rid of this head pain!

Is it possible to have sinus pain in the back of the head?  My ears and nose have recently cleared of the pressure, i can't get rid of this head pain!

No: Sinus pain usually occurs in the front of the head by the cheeks and forehead. A viral infection may be causing the headache. If your neck hurts you when you touch your chin to your chest then call your doctor - it could be a sign of a serious infection. ...Read more

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Sinus pain when I lean over?

Sinus pain when I lean over?

Pressure: Sinus pain often occurs because there is inflammation that lead to swelling of the nasal anatomy. Often there is my enough space for this swelling and things touch when they shouldn't. This leads to pain and pressure. When you lean over the sinus become more engorged with blood and that causes further swelling and this worsening pain/pressure. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Any useful advice for sinus pain?

Get rid of...: Antibiotics may need to be used, but you need regular sinus x-rays to see if you do have sinusitis. It could be allergic, or infectious, or both. Decongestants will help, as will mucolytic agents. Aleve (naproxen) should ehlp, and a brief stint on Prednisone may be in order! see your doctor! ...Read more

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What are some remedies for sinus pain?

What are some remedies for sinus pain?

Root cause ?: That is difficult to answer without much more information. Sinus pain is a very generic term. This implies pain or pressure in the face. There could be a multitude of causes. My advice is that you need to see your primary care doctor, an ENT specialist, and possibly a neurologist to assess this problem. No simple remedies can be offered. ...Read more

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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask oncologist to refer you to cancer pain specialist
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Ask pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If neuropathy, request trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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Can you tell me what is causes sinus pain?

Sinusitis: The pain is usually due to fluid accumulating inside the sinus, there after pressure like pain start. Unfortunately, if these sinuses get infected, them it will result in condition called acute sinusitis. Treatment is usually by taking antibiotics, decongestant and paracetamol. ...Read more

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What to do for chronic and acute sinus pain?

See your doctor: Chronic sinus pain has a number of possible causes. The simplest is allergy or chronic sinusitis. However there are other causes that can require treatment including surgery. One simple method for clearing out your sinuses is the use of saline irrigation (neti pot and the like). This can be acquired at pharmacy and used at home. Decongestants can help with discomfort, but not long term solutions. ...Read more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Be sure correct diagnosis is made
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Only go to a pain physician trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Keep moving. Do not let pain sideline you. Pain will only get worse.
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Why do I have so much sinus pain when fall comes?

Why do I have so much sinus pain when fall comes?

Congestion: Sinus membranes swell and secrete mucous which fills the sinus. This creates the same scenareo as an abscess. ...Read more

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Any way I can relieve the sinus pain and coughing?

Any way I can relieve the sinus pain and coughing?

Yes: Sinusitis/allergic rhinitis can be treated with antibiotics for sinus infection and inhaled steroids(beclamethasone)/antihistamines (e.g. Astelin). Cough is often due to bronchitis/airway hyperreactivity and can be treated with inhaled steroids/antibiotics and stepwise asthma treatment. Evalution could start with breathing function tests, xrays (chest/sinuses), cultures of throat/sinus/sputum. ...Read more

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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

office evaluation
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pelvic exam
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ultrasound
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What to do if I have severe sinus pain, please help?

Severe sinus pain: Hello. Severe sinus pain usually responds to ibuprofen, saline nasal irrigation followed by Afrin x 5 days only. If no relief, see your ENT doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Sinus pain?

What is the definition or description of: Sinus pain?

Sinus pain: Sinus pain = discomfort in cavities in the head & face. This may be due to congestion or infection of the sinuses. See this article on sinus headaches: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sinus-headaches/basics/definition/CON-20025426 ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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What measures can be taken at home to relieve sinus pain?

What measures can be taken at home to relieve sinus pain?

Various: Could consider oral decongestants like sudafed, nasal spray decongestants like oxymetazoline, nasal saline sprays or rinses. Each of these treatments have instructions and warnings that need to be read and heeded. ...Read more

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I need advice on relief for sinus pain. What should I do?

Saline: Saline irrigations will help flush out the mucus and infection. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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