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Sinus Pressure Affecting Vision
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
Woke up this morning with bad cold and sinus pressure which comes and goes. Sometimes my vision seems blurry when sinuses are bad. Is this normal?
Chronic Allergies: Your symptoms are likely due to chronic allergies and as long as you are effectively managing your allergies, your symptoms will be under control. Blurry vision with exacerbation of the allergic reaction is normal. Talk to your doctor about eye drps for your allergic conjunctivitis. Read more
I have sinus pressure, no congestion, stiff neck, some blurred vision. Not as bad in the morning or evenings. Its been going on for a little over a mo?
Infection: This sons if it may be a chronic sinus infection I was just to see if physician and get a definitive diagnosis Read more
No: Blurring in one eye is typically a problem (from front to back of the visual system) with the tear film, cornea, anterior chamber, lens, vitreous, retina, orbit, optic nerve, and any connection to the visual cortex. Sinus fullness doesn't directly affect vision. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Episodes of Dizziness, (not vertigo), lightheaded, vision going black at times, brain fog. Occas sinus pressure, normal sinuses w/ otoscope. Cause of sx?
Migraine?: Sinus pressure is tricky. Basically, the front of the head and face is not just the sinuses. For a 16 year old, my first thought is you might have migraines. Allergy can cause some facial pressure. In general, sinus infections are rare and doctors frequently mistakenly prescribe antibiotics for what you are describing. See a good Ear Nose and Throat doctor! Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is It Allergies, a Cold or Sinusitis?: If you are like many patients, you may have misdiagnosed yourself as having allergies or a cold, when you actually have sinusitis. Sinusitis symptoms may include: facial pain, tenderness and swelling around the eyes, cheeks, nose and forehead, sinus pressure or congestion, difficulty breathing through the nose, loss of the sense of smell or taste, sinus headache. I suggest an ENT evaluation. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: If you have an infection then antibiotics may be needed. See your doctor. In the meantime, saline sprays, antihistamines, and decongestants may be helpful. Check with your doctor before taking decongestants because they have side effects especially if you have heart, blood pressure and thyroid issues. Read more
Sinus pressure: Hello, daily sinus pressure may point to an underlying blockage or narrowing of the sinus outflow tracts. I often recommend a 10 day course of ibuprophen with faring nasal spray for 5 days only. If you are able to take the ibuprophen, the anti-inflammatory properties will help reduce the swelling in these narrow drainage pathways. Saline nasal spray may also help. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
First, diagnosis: How do you know you have sinus pressure? Is the pressure under the eyes, between the eyes or above the eyes or in the middle of the head? Correct diagnosis comes first and if there is nasal discharge that is yellow, it can be cultured and an appropriate antibiotic given. The gold standard of diagnosis of sinusitis is a cat scan. My emphasis is on getting a diagnosis before treatment. Read more
Hyponasal speech...: Can be due to nasal and sinus congestion. Swelling inside the nose due to the common cold or allergies or even a sinus infection can lead to less air flow through the nose resulting in a nasal voice (hyponasal) as if you're speaking while holding your nose shut. Sinus pressure can also be due some of the above causes, so yes you may have both symptoms as a result of nasal congestion. Read more
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