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Could sinus pressure cause tooth aches?

Could sinus pressure cause tooth aches?

Yes: Sinus problems can cause pain in teeth. This happens usually upper back molars. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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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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Toothache and abscess, brain infection related?

Toothache and abscess, brain infection related?

Possible: There have been documented cases of death due to an abscessed tooth draining into the brain region, one such sad case of a child who's parents could not afford the antibiotics and chose to buy the pain medicine. ...Read more

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Can sinusitis cause toothaches?

Can sinusitis cause toothaches?

Yes: Swelling of the sinus can cause pressure on the roots of the upper molars. ...Read more

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Could sinus problem cause tinnitus?

Could sinus problem cause tinnitus?

Possibly: Sinus infections may also involve the throat, eustachian tubes, and inner ears; so tinnitus is a possibility. Taking too much Aspirin or other salicylate-based NSAID can also lead to oto-toxicity & tinnitus. Read labels of otc sinus meds to prevent taking too much salicylate. ...Read more

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Are sinus problems related to teeth pain?

Are sinus problems related to teeth pain?

Maybe: Inflammation of the cheek sinuses (sinusitis of the "maxillary sinuses") can be perceived as pain in the teeth of the upper jaw; the term is referred pain. That pain will resolve with successful treatment of the sinusitis. ...Read more

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Earache due to sinus pain, or 2 unrelated infections?

Earache due to sinus pain, or 2 unrelated infections?

Earache: Earache is most often due to pressure in the eustachian tube as the normal ventilating air is reabsorbed due to obstruction and the tube collapses and generates a negative pressure (like suction) stretching the ear drum and sucking it inwards. This is uncomfortable. The same congestion that causes sinusitis can cause blockage of the eustachian tube so these conditions often go together. ...Read more

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Could dental work cause trigeminal neuralgia?

Could dental work cause trigeminal neuralgia?

Not usually: Newer leading research indicates that it is an enlarged blood vessel - possibly the superior cerebellar artery - compressing or throbbing against the microvasculature of the trigeminal nerve near its connection with the pons. Such a compression can injure the nerve's protective myelin sheath and cause erratic and hyperactive functioning of the nerve. ...Read more

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Frequent sinus infections/headaches since wisdom tooth removal. Could that be related?

Frequent sinus infections/headaches since wisdom tooth removal. Could that be related?

Could be: If you never had these issues before, if the upper wisdom teeth were removed, there may be a relationship...Ask your dentist and then see an ear/nose/throat specialist. ...Read more

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Can infected teeth cause ocular(silent migraine... Or sinus infection cause it?

Can infected teeth cause ocular(silent migraine... Or sinus infection cause it?

It could: Any inflammation in the facial area can trigger a migraine. There is a large nerve called the trigeminal nerve which is responsible for the pain. Ocular migraines are likely a variant of this. However, if you are having eye symptoms, do not assume they are related to your teeth or sinuses - get it checked! ...Read more

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Can sinus infection cause forehead numbness?

Can sinus infection cause forehead numbness?

Sinusitis: Sinusitis usually causes pain and pressure, not numbness. If there is swelling, you can get a feeling of numbness, however. ...Read more

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Tonsil and earache, common cold or sinus problems?

Tonsil and earache, common cold or sinus problems?

Thanks for asking!: If you are saying that you have enlarged tonsils and an earache, it is time for you to be examined by a physician. To answer your question, it could be a more serious bacterial infection, which could include 'sinus problems.' while there are viral infections that can cause similar symptoms, we don't typically see the 'common cold' cause significant tonsillar enlargement or pain. ...Read more

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Can sinus infection cause teeth pain while flying?

Can sinus infection cause teeth pain while flying?

Yes: Yes. Make sure that you have the sinus condition under control before flying. Take along antibiotics, decongestants and pain medication just in case. ...Read more

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Can sinus infections caused dizziness, headaches, jaw stiffness, toothaches, watery eyes, drowsiness?

Can sinus infections caused dizziness, headaches, jaw stiffness, toothaches, watery eyes, drowsiness?

Yes: An infection in the sinus can have a wide effect on how you feel and cause all the symptoms listed above. I would schedule an appointment with your doctor to be evaluates. Simple nasal congestion or allergies can be the culprit as well. ...Read more

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What can cause bad sinus headaches besides sinusitis?

Without know more: Detail it is ahrd to say. What make you feel it is sinus? You could be having tension headache, migraine, allergy, eye strain.....Many types of headaches. Follow up with your dr for more information. ...Read more

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Could sinus infection cause nausea?

Could sinus infection cause nausea?

Atlhough nausea is: Not one of the classic symptoms of a sinus infection, severe pain can generate nausea. ...Read more

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Can a bad tooth cause sinus problems?

Can a bad tooth cause sinus problems?

Yes: If an upper molar has an infected nerve, it can drain into the sinus. Have a dentist xray the area you suspect the sinus is infected. ...Read more

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Can sinus drainage cause throat numbness?

Can sinus drainage cause throat numbness?

Postnasal drip: Postnasal drip, or mucous draining down from your sinuses, will not cause numbness unless perhaps you used a nasal spray that has some numbing medicine in it. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Wang Dr. Wang
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Can sinus infection cause ear neck shoulder pain?

Dr. Gary Wang Dr. Wang
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Can sinus infection cause ear neck shoulder pain?

ear neck pain. : Usually not. The symptoms seems like cervical nerve root irritated. ...Read more

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Can TMJ or wisdom tooth infection cause headaches and dizziness/vertigo?

Can TMJ or wisdom tooth infection cause headaches and dizziness/vertigo?

Absolutely: Tmj can definitely cause headaches in the temple and mid- facial zone. It can cause a sense of fullness in the ears, ringing in the ears, and generalized dizziness or being off kilter. Treatment of TMJ includes heat to area, soft diet, antiinflammatories like ibuprofen, sometimes a muscle relaxant, and a night guard for the teeth.. ...Read more

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Can tmj cause sinusitis like symptoms?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Can tmj cause sinusitis like symptoms?

Very common: for patients with TMJ to complain of pain and pressure in their sinuses, despite the fact that there is no sinus pathology present. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Toothache (Definition)

Dental pain is a symptom where one has pain in his teeth or gums, sometimes with sensitivity to cold or hot ...Read more


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