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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 more
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 don't 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 more
Yes, possible: Sinus pressure and infections may results in symptoms of facial pain or headaches as well as ear pain. Ear pain may be radiating or referred pain, or potentially from eustachian tube problems secondary to sinus issues. ...Read more
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?
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
Sinus infection?: This could be a sign of sinus infection... or perhaps just seasonal allergies. Try a decongestant and see if that helps. If not, see your doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have had a few dizzy spells followed by eye/head/sinus pressure. Is this something that is serious?
When someone has a brain tumor, do they have pressure in the head all over or is it like sinus pressure that's more in the forehead?
Possible, but: Headache is common in brain tumors. They are usually dull, constant, and worse at night, and can be associated with nausea, vomiting, seizure or other neurological symptoms. They can be generalized from increased brain pressure due to the mass or localized on the tumor side. Brain tumor can also be asymptomatic. Note, persistent headache or change from prior headache should be evaluated by a doc. ...Read more
I have sinus pressure under my eyes and forehead and have been getting dizzy when I change head positions or lay down. What is going on?
I have pressure in my nose and eyes like sinus pressure only when my head hurts. I've been checked for sinusitis and it was negative. What could it be?
I have sinus pressure on left side of face, ear aches/head sometimes and have dried bloody boogers in left nostril at times. What is the cause of this?
MY ACHING HEAD: Sinuses are air-filled structures in our heads that warm & filter the air we breathe while decreasing the weight of our skull. When inflamed and filled with mucus, it is like having heavy, water balloons pressing on your face from the inside (ouch). Consider antihistamines (Cetrilizine) and/or decongestants (Pseudoephedrine). If not improving, consult me and we'll figure it out together. ...Read more
Pulsing in right ear off and on. It's not like a heartbeat, its more of a pulsating sound. I have a cold and some sinus pressure in my head.?
Pulsations in ear: If the pulsating sensation in the ear is recent and related to the sinus pressure in your head and cold symptoms, it is to be expected. A cold commonly is associated with dysfunction of the eustachian tube connecting the nose and ear. A visit to your ear nose and throat doctor will likely be helpful because prescription medications to reduce inflammation will also affect the ear pulsations. ...Read more
HI I have sinus pressure, head ache and no cough except mornings. It occasionally causes my eyes to go alittle blurry and I get a little dizzy.?
After shower, pulse goes up to 100-115bpm, & I feel dizzy, tired. My head feels heavy (sinus pressure) - CBC all normal, ekg, no fever or other issues. Very dry in house, history of panic attacks.
Hmmm: Most common things being common, dehydration is the first possibility. The bot water raises your temperature and your body adjusts by relaxing the blood vessels near your skin to increase heat loss. This can cause light-headedness as your blood pressure comes down, and heart increases its rate to compensate. Hydrate better, and watch over-heating. If no better or persists, back to the doctor! ...Read more
Yes: The maxillary sinus is just below the eye. ...Read more
Gravity: Gravity accounts for many of the increase symptoms with normal maladies. ...Read more
Sinuses or other: Sinuses can be blocked without nasal congestion. Allergies or viruses can be a cause, but other symptoms frequently are present, including nasal congestion or nasal discharge or cough or sore throat or malaise. Many cases of "sinus headaches" are actually a form of migraine headache. ...Read more
Get back on it: Give it a while to make sure it is not just your body's withdrawl from the drug. If it persists, get back on it. That's why they make it. ...Read more
No: You can have sinus pressure without having a stuffy nose. The sinuses are nothing more than air spaces with in the bones of some of your skull. They could be filled with fluid or infected without the congestion of the nasal passage ways which would cause them to feel excessive pressure and possibly pain. ...Read more
Strange as it may sound I think you would get best advice from your local pharmacy - they are really well trained and will look after you.
Go today if possible. ...Read more
Maybe: Good, newer antinistamine, less sedating, may help with symptoms. ...Read more
Of course: A sinus infection can sometimes cause you to feel pain in your teeth, ears, and jaw. An upper toothache can often be the major symptom of sinus infection. See your PCP for evaluation, treatment or referral to an ENT. ...Read more
The right side of my face hurts with sinus pressure. I am on amoxicillin but it doesn't seem to help. Can I take anything else to help the pain?
Sinus infection: Have you tried decongestants and nasal saline irrigations? ...Read more
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