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Sinus Pressure And Eye Pain
Ent doctor took one look in ears and said i was fine but for a year I've had sinus pain and pressure, migraines, eye pain and slight vision issues.Ideas?
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
Sinusitis: Sounds like you may have a sinus infection. Try taking over-the-counter preparations with decongestants (if you have no heart conditions that contraindicate), and plenty of steamy heat. Nasal saline lavage (e.g. Salt aire, netipot) can also help clear sinus pressure and act as a natural antibiotic. Nsaids can also help to control inflammation. See your doctor if the green mucus persists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rarely: Although the eyes can feel "full" or heavy if you have sinus pressure, sinusitis rarely causes eye issues. If there is a true sinus infection that is left untreated, it can spread to the eye socket and lead to serious problems, but as long as it is being treated there is nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Probably not: Sinus pressure and infection can cause a pressure sensation behind the eyes (and rarely orbital infection), but it should not cause visual symptoms. "strobe light flashes" are more likely a retinal or optic nerve symptom, or possibly a migraine symptom. People with symptom of flashing should have an eye exam to rule out retinal problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get steamed: Sinus pressure under the eyes are common and can be relieved with steam from tea kettle, sauna and use of antihistamine sprays and or tablets to shrink nasal passages and steam to relieve congestion all important to get the pressure sensation to go away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sinus congestion: Sinus congestion is usually felt in the forehead or cheeks. Do you have associated nasal congestion or nasal mucus? If so, irrigate your nasal canals with warm salt water to promote drainage. Perhaps you would be better off being evaluated by an otolaryngologist to see if there truly is a sinus problem rather than symptoms due to eye strain or muscle contraction tension type discomfort. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly: If it is a sinus problem then you will have associated symptoms like cough, runny nose, nasal congestion, nasal drainage. If you have none of those associated symptoms you may have a migraine condition which is frequently mistaken for sinusitis. See your doctor to sort it all out! ...Read more
I have had sinus pressure on my nose and some pressure under my eyes for a week. What could this be? No congestion either, which seems odd.
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
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