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Sinus Pressure Top Of Head
AFrin (oxymetazoline)?: Before you see your doctor, you could try afrin (oxymetazoline) nasal spray--follow package directions and avoid usage for more than 2-3 days at a time. Saline nasal spray can help. Oral decongestants such as sudafed may help--follow package directions. Once you see the doctor, they can evaluate and manage your condition and provide any prescription treatments needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Why do I have so much sinus pressure. The weather is changing from summer to fall fast and there is so much sinus pressure in the left side of my head?
Dr put me on codiene cough syrup to help calm down my cough and its not helping still up at night coughing head still feels full have sinus pressure?
Cough: Sounds like a viral illness with bronchitis and sinus issues. The cough in bronchitis can go on for a month. if its persistent you should get a chest xray and make sure you dont have pneumonia. You might need antibiotics. For the sinus part, steam, saline sprays and OTC decongestants help ( dont take them late or you will be up all night) ...Read more
Sinus pressure: Sinus pressure would be in your face, cheeks, behind your eyes or in your fore head. It would not be in your neck. If you have sinus pressure, then it will respond to decongestants and possibly antihistamines if the obstruction is due to allergic inflammation. If there is an infection, you may need antibiotics. If OTC treatments don't relieve your pressure, please consult an ENT. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have sinus pressure in face and my head has been seemingly hurting a little bit. Some of my head pain has been in the temple area from time to time.
Hang in there: If more than a week consider seeing a doctor for sinus infection evaluation. ...Read more
What is the best way to relieve sinus pressure in head. have a cold and when I blow my nose I feel pressure in back of head and all over?
Sinus rinsing: Nasal rinsing/neti-pot saline rinse is a very effective FIRST line remedy for acute sinus issues (I usually recommend chitorhino (chitorhino.com). You may want to consider a short course of nasal decongestants like Afrin or neosynephrine - but use these for no more than 3 days. A "cold" that lasts more than 7-10 days is a sinus infection by definition - antibiotics are needed at that point. ...Read more
Chest congest harsh cough for over week, some fever w/it. seemed to be clearing up, now coughs hurt head, lots of sinus pressure pain see doc?
Possibly: You are getting to the point where you may need to see the doctor but if you are indeed improving try first to rest and very hot fluids to clear the sinuses like hot soup. Try this first ...Read more