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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
Fix the sinus proble: Often the ear pressure people experience during a sinus infection is related to inflammation around the eustachian tube which opens the back of the nasal cavity. So, if you have drainage from your sinus there, your eustachian tubes will be inflammed and you will feel ear pressure. If your symptoms do not resolve, you should see a physician. ...Read more
Can sinus infections caused dizziness, headaches, jaw stiffness, toothaches, watery eyes, drowsiness?
Yes: The roots of the bicuspid and molar teeth sit just below the lower portion of the maxillary sinus, and inflammation in the sinuses can produce dental pain. But often, if there is apical root disease in those teeth this can result in secondary sinus infection. See a good ENT doctor and they will work this out. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Sinus swelling: Runny, stuffy, congested nose with pressure behind the eyes, and sometimes post nasal discharge are suggestive of chronic rhinitis. Appropriate evaluation by ear nose and throat specialist and or allergist will be helpful. Medicines to help symptoms and possible immunotherapy (allergy injections) , if indicated, will be helpful. Humidity changes can affect the symptoms. ...Read more
Pain: As a year long allergy sufferer, i can understand this problem first hand. Post nasal drip is annoying to you and frustrating to treat for us. Please humidify te air you breathe at night and try to keep your nose from getting stuffed up an inflammed. It may take weeks to settle down. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Magnesium Deficiency: Fine tune you wellness program with vits minerals, stretching yoga and massage. A good deep tissue specialist will unlock your neck, shoulders and jaws to turn off the headache triggers. Acupuncture is my treatment of choice. Magnesium glycinate as in kal branded is one of the best. Epsoms salts soaking is a great way to peace and quiet. Stay away from opiates, soma, (carisoprodol) ultram and butalbital. ...Read more
Sudafed if no HBP: Sudafed is a great decongestant and helps with ear pain. You need to ask the pharmacist because it is kept behing the counter. If you have high blood pressure, do not take sudafed. If you are anxious, you may not want to take sudafed either. It can cause palpitations and make anxiety worse. Vitamin c 500mg 3x per day is a natural antihistamine. Mucinex (guaifenesin) helps to thin mucus so you can blow it out. ...Read more
Umcka/ irrigation: This is not exactly a "home remedy" but the herb pellargonium sidoides (sold as umcka) is proven to work well (whereas research shows antibiotics seldom help). Irrigation with salt water & xylitol can also help- see http://fauquierent.Blogspot.Com/2011/12/how-to-make-xylitol-nasal-flush-at-home.Html for other ideas see http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/sinus_infection1.Html#acv. ...Read more
Sudafed: Assuming you are not on blood pressure medicine, sudafed will often provide sinus relief without affecting any teeth directly. If this resolves the issue, it may be sinus in origin. Most pain meds and antibiotics will work on symptoms of dental and sinus etiology providing relief without determining the origin of the problem. Best to see a dentist with that information to determine appropriate tx. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes and no: Toothaches of sinus origin can be tapping tender and cold sensitive. Often times on multiple teeth in the affected area (upper back teeth). Don't forget, however, that an equal possibility is a tooth-centered problem that has nothing to do with the sinus. A skilled general dentist or endodontist can be helpful in determining your case. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How to stop the pain from a sinus toothache if it's not your tooth that's the problem? Prescriptions and other tablets aren't working at all
Facial pain doc: I assumed that you have visited an ENT doctor and a dentist. Even so, you should really follow up with your doctors and let them refer you to different specialists as needed. You need to rule out the common diagnosis first. They may refer you to a facial pain specialist that deal with cases that's hard to diagnose. You may need a thorough work up as well. Talk to your doctors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe facial pain for 4 mos, diagnosis of sinus probs & toothache. Currently have severe facial swelling. Could this be trigeminal neuralgia?
What is it? I have sinus pain and toothache. The following also describe me: Runny nose, Headache, and Nasal drainage
What is the relation between the sinus pain and the toothache ? And there is any effect with pain in an ear on tooth ?
Sinus/tooth pain: The upper back teeth and the maxillary sinus are often linked when one or the other are inflamed for infected. Additionally, dental pain often radiates (or is referred) to neighboring anatomical structures and can be perceived as ear pain. Also, the jaw joint is directly in front of the ear, which can refer pain to the teeth. Accurate diagnosis can prevent unnecessary dental procedures. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 6 year old says the left side of his face hurts. He doesn't have a toothache or sinus infection or any swelling. Should we take him to the ER?
Pain right side of face x 3 weeks. No swelling. All top teeth right side tender. Pain by nose and cheekbone. Teeth not sensitive to heat/cold. Painful to chew on that side. No nasal discharge. Toothache or Sinus? How tell the difference?
Could be either: your upper teeth sit in the wall of the maxillary sinus that is beneath the cheekbone. They could be the source of infection, or the pain could be referred to them by a sinus infection. Teeth not sensitive makes it seem more like sinus. Warm Xlear rinse could help. Three weeks is a long time and infections in this location could become serious. You probably need to have an exam/ x-ray done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Either: Toothache is not expected in allergic rhinitis or sinusitis. On very rarely occasions, the tooth may be infected if the infection in the maxillary sinus erodes the bony floor of the sinus and gets into the root of the tooth. Toothache will not get better if the tooth is decaying and may often throb. Throbbing is also not expected with any ache associated with nasal or sinus issues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can my sinus infection be the cause of my toothache? Is yes, why? I have a dentist appt in a few days...Should i mention the toothache if b/c sinus?
Yes: Sinuses are so intimately involved with your teeth so often soreness with biting and cold sensitivity accompany a sinus infection. Your dentist should do some vitality tests and surmise whether your pain is from sinusitis, fracture, cavity, or some other source. I hope you feel awesome soon. Toothaches are no fun. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
I have a toothache but the dentist said nothing wrong with my teeth but my sinus look abnormal and i don't have any sinus problem.How come?
Sinuses: The roots of the upper back teeth commonly protrude into the sinuses of the upper jaw. You may have sinus congestion, even though you have no symptoms. Moving the head or going up and down stairs can cause toothache-like pain. Take a decongestant and the symptoms should subside. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I had severe rightsided facial pain with upper toothache. MRI of head shows hypoplastic left maxillary sinus. Did this cause my pain and what is it?
I feel a sudden heat on my throat and i feely neck area warm, had a toothache too jaw is hurting is it a combinatikn of sinus and tootache? What to do
I was given cefuroxime axetil for a sinus infection starting yesterday. I woke up with major head/toothache. Can i take tylenol. I woke up a couple of hours ago with the pain and decided to go back to bed to see if it would go away. It did not.
Suffering sinus infection/nostuffed nose,severe toothache&pain over right cheek,ear,nose 5mths now,I'm taking dymista 2W &amoxiclav 1w.Is it effective?
Have a severe toothache in upper front tooth accompanied w numbness in my left nostril was slight runny nose. Can this be sinus or tooth ache?
Differential Dx: A clinician makes a list of possible diagnoses when trying to figure out what is going on. You have made a list of two and either or both is possible. You need the next step of your doctor testing and identifying or ruling out what is happening. Please and good health. ...Read more
Suffering sinus infection/no stuffy nose,severe toothache&pain over right cheek,ear 5 months now,I'm taking dymista 2W &amoxi clav 1w.Is it efficace?
Pain behind my eye, nose, also toothache all on the right side of my face.Sinus with thick yellow mucus, weakness and shortness of breath sometimes.
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