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Dr. Thomas Klein
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Sinus Pain (Overview)

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 nasal mucous discharge, etc.


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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
733 doctors shared insights

Sinus Pain (Overview)

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 nasal mucous discharge, etc.


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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

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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