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I'm having bad sinus pain for over a week. When I bend over, I get a burning sensation up my nose to my head. What is that and how to treat?

I'm having bad sinus pain for over a week. When I bend over, I get a burning sensation up my nose to my head. What is that and how to treat?

Acute Sinusitis: Acute sinusitis is associated with facial pressure, nasals congestion, fevers, and often sore throat or cough. If your symptoms have persisted longer than a week, or have gotten worse after you seemed to be improving you may need to be treated with antibiotics. Otherwise, I recommend Mucinex (guaifenesin) 1200mg 2x daily with a large glass of water. A tablespoon of honey works excellent for cough. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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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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I occasionally smell an incense burning when there isn't. Lasts for a second. Slight sinus pain. Had an MRI last July, it was clean. Sinus infection?

I occasionally smell an incense burning when there isn't. Lasts for a second. Slight sinus pain. Had an MRI last July, it was clean. Sinus infection?

Strange smell: Zinc is related to our sense of smell and taste. See your doc to rule out medical conditions and ask about getting your zinc level measured. If low you can supplement. An excellent micronutrient lab test is from Spectracell lab inTX, which measures lots more than zinc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have diahrrea feel weak short of breath and burning in my chest and shoulders mild cough? Heart tests CT angio and stress are all perfect sinus pain

I have diahrrea feel weak short of breath and burning in my chest and shoulders mild cough? Heart tests CT angio and stress are all perfect sinus pain

Viral Syndrome?: You symptoms can be consistent with a viral infection. Stop smoking, and make certain your sugars are good. Treat this symptomatically with good fluid intake, aspirin, and possibly an over the counter cough syrup if the cough is keeping you up at night. If the symptoms become more severe, see your primary care doctor. Remember with your diabetes and the diarrhea, fluid intake is very important. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause pain/burning on the top back of your head because? I had a bad sinus cold that started last tuesday. Monday I went on meds

Let your dr know: Referred pain patterns from the sinuses can go to different parts of the head / scalp. It's best to contact your doctor and let them know what you're experiencing. They may need to give you something that will help you feel better, plus document your symptoms. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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Left upper quad pain (burning/stinging), nauseous, hurts all the time (before during and after food), taking nsaids hurts after 30ish min. What to do?

Be seen: You need to be seen and evaluated. Could be gastritis (stomach inflammation) or an ulcer. In the meantime, stop spicy foods. Try eating more soups- not cream based soups. Try nux vomica homeopathic remedy 3x a day. Even if you feel better you still need to be seen. Also consider acupuncture and chinese medicine. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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Hi my 2nd c/section took place 2 yrs back, is there a possibility of neuroma? Lots of pain, burning, stinging &discolouration during& after menstruation

Hi my 2nd c/section took place 2 yrs back, is there a possibility of neuroma? Lots of pain, burning, stinging &discolouration during& after menstruation

Theoretically: That is theoretically possible but not very likely. Neuroma formation after C-section has been reported in the medical literture but this is an uncommon complication. The next step is to schedule a visit for an evaluation and testing. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to take30min apple cidervinegar baths 4 very painful vagina? Stabbing pain, burning, stinging dry, feels very sore for 4 weeks straight

Go to the Doctor: I am going to speak frankly to you since you are an adult. You have four weeks of intolerable pain. Apple cider vinegar baths are the last thing that you need. You need a diagnosis and the appropriate treatment for your problem. That means no home remedies are available. An examination is how you will get the right diagnosis and the right treatment. Go to the doctor today. You are an adult. ...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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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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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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What to do if I have severe sinus pain, please help?

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 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

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What to do if you have sudden sinus pain on a plane?

What to do if you have sudden sinus pain on a plane?

Afrin (oxymetazoline): If you are traveling with a cold, take along a bottle of afrin (oxymetazoline) or Neo-Synephrine to quickly decongest the nose during altitude changes. These medications are available in the airport gift shops. They should not be used for more than 3-5 days in a row. Balloon sinus dilation may help if this is frequent. ...Read more

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In sinus pain in back of head?

In sinus pain in back of head?

Possible: As stated previously, sphenoid sinus problems can refer pain to the top or back of head. See an ENT doc for assessment. ...Read more

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What can I do about sinus pain around my eyes?

What can I do about sinus pain around my eyes?

Anatomy: Sinuses are below, above, and inbetween your eyes. Inflammed sinus linings or infected sinuses can cause eye pressure. Treat the sinuses! Steam your sinuses, take decongestants, and possibly antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a sinus pain when sneezing?

Not generally: The pain usually occurs as a result of a pressure differential between your nose and the sinus cavity, suggesting there may be partial blockage of the sinus drainage. Use of a netti pot, other sinus irrigation or a decongestant might be helpful. If this does not work, see your local ENT doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest congestion and sinus pain.

I am experiencing chest congestion and sinus pain.

Sinusitis: Sinusitis is a common problem and caused usually by viral infection
It might take few 2 or more weeks to clear up
Dripping of the secretions to the chest might happen and this irritate the throat and causes coughing
You need rest, anti histamine and hot fluids
Lying with head in more sitting position might help reducing the congestion
See your doctor if the condition persists for longer time ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a natural, at home remedy for sinus pain caused by congestion?

Anyone know what is a natural, at home remedy for sinus pain caused by congestion?

Steam, saline: Steam will give you temporary decongestion, nasal saline spray, or nasal irrigation will likely help as well. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how to know if my headache/sinus pain caused by a virus or something else?

You: Come in contact with virus, virus wants to take over and reproduce, your bodies immune system recognizes a threat, it calls all units available to attack the virus. Local released products cause edema, swelling and allow traffic of your immune cells. Things get all swollen, mucus builds up and hence pain. ...Read more

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After 2nd dose of Novamoxin (strep), started getting sinus pain that wasn't there b4. More pronounced after dose 3. Possible side effect or unrelated?

After 2nd dose of Novamoxin (strep), started getting sinus pain that wasn't there b4. More pronounced after dose 3. Possible side effect or unrelated?

Streptococcal: bacteria can cause sinus infections as well as strep throat. Sinus infections, however, may be harder to clear up. The medication you're taking isn't CAUSING your sinus pain. However, it's possible that it's not effective for what I'm PRESUMING is a sinus infection. In any case, if you're getting worse, not better, I advise follow up with your doctor. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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How do I know if I'm having sinus pain or teeth pain?

Xray: It is very difficult to tell which issue is causing the pain without an x-ray of the area. Your dentist will be able to tell you which is causing the problem. ...Read more

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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?

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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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 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

Dr. Thomas Klein
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Sinus Pain (Definition)

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 ...Read more