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Sinus infection remedy - what works for treating sinus infection?

Sinus infection remedy - what works for treating sinus infection?

Antibiotics work: Antibiotics work, as does inhaling intomy sinuses a warm solution of 1/4 tsp and a pint of water. The xylitol makes the bacteria very slippery so they are easier to get out of the body and less toxic. ...Read more

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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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Will amoxacillin cure my sinus infection?

Will amoxacillin cure my sinus infection?

Depends: Really depends on the bacteria involved, but this antibiotic has broad enough coverage that should take care of the infection. ...Read more

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Sinus infection home remedy?

Sinus infection home remedy?

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

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What is cure acute sinus infections?

What is cure acute sinus infections?

Quinolones: In some cases, the antibiotic Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) will work. In severe cases, the quinolone antibiotics such as Avelox or Levaquin are indicated. Keep smiling ! ...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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Can septoplasty cure chronic sinusitis?

Can septoplasty cure chronic sinusitis?

Not really: While sometimes a deviated septum can impinge on the sinus openings contributing to sinusitis, usually septoplasty is performed in order to improve the nasal airway. Ask your surgeon if any other nasal or sinus surgery is necessary to address your sinuses. ...Read more

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Will removal of sinus polyps relieve sinus headaches?

Will removal of sinus polyps relieve sinus headaches?

Sinus polyp: Hello. Removal of sinus polyps may resolve your headaches. If your CT scan shows post obstructive inflammatory changes, then I would expect some headache relief. ...Read more

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Remedys 4 ear ache and sinus problem?

Remedys 4 ear ache and sinus problem?

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

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What else to do for sinus headache? Antibiotics an sinus rinse?

What else to do for sinus headache? Antibiotics an sinus rinse?

Sinus pain: The best treatments are nasal decongestants, mucolytics, tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. One thing that I do when i get sinus pressure headaches is to rub Vicks on my forehead. Give it a try! it works for me. ...Read more

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My sinus infection is horrible. Treatments?

My sinus infection is horrible. Treatments?

Saline: If you have sinus infection symptoms past 1-2 weeks, you may need to see your doctor to confirm acute sinusitis. You may need an antibiotic. Symptom relief may also be provided from pain medications, decongestants, and nasal saline sprays or irrigations. Saline irrigations (neti pot) is particularly quite safe and effective in treating and preventing chronic sinus infections. ...Read more

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How to cure a sinus headache?

How to cure a sinus headache?

It really depends : The key is to know if you have a headache or a sinus infection. Generally with a sinus infection drainage and nasal congestion will be common. Ibuprofen works pretty well for sinus pain. Persistent or worsening sinus pressure or headache should be checked by a physician. ...Read more

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How to treat sinus pain, headache, earache with no cough?

How to treat sinus pain, headache, earache with no cough?

Sounds like a virus: You are describing a upper respiratory infection. Many of these can last several weeks before your feel normal. It is also possible that you have caught a second one. Try some OTC sinus medication (generic Clartin-D) for the pressure and postnasal drip. See a doctor if things worsen. ...Read more

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Sinus infection from tooth infection doesn't go away with penicillin is tooth treatment needed before sinus and throat are healed?

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Sinus infection from tooth infection doesn't go away with penicillin is tooth treatment needed before sinus and throat are healed?

Treat the tooth: Always treat the source of the pain (tooth in your case) and not the site of the pain (sinus in your case). Good luck. ...Read more

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Best OTC meds for sinus infection and earache?

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

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Can amoxicillin cure cough?

Can amoxicillin cure cough?

Depends: What is the cause of the cough? If from a community acquired pneumonia, then Amoxicillin could be an effective treatment. However, if the cause is not infectious, then Amoxicillin will not do anything. Find the cause of the cough and treat, don't just treat the symptom. ...Read more

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Procedure to cure reccuring parotid abcess?

Procedure to cure reccuring parotid abcess?

Go to your doctor: The first thing you'll need to do is go to your doctor so you can have a definitive diagnosis. From the diagnosis, your doctor can formulate a treatment plan to treat your parotid abscess. ...Read more

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How can I relieve a sinus toothache?

How can I relieve a sinus toothache?

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 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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Amoxillin can cure tonsilittis?

Amoxillin can cure tonsilittis?

Not for sure: Amoxicillin is an antibiotic which helps to control bacterial infection. See an md to see if the tonsils should be removed to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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Can ciprofloxacin treat toothache?

Can ciprofloxacin treat toothache?

Temporary: It may help temporarily. Solution is to see DDS for cure. ...Read more

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How can I relieve a sinus toothache?

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 more

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Can a sinus toothache still have sensitivity when tapped?

Can a sinus toothache still have sensitivity when tapped?

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 more

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Toothache or allergy/sinus flare up, what's the difference?

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 more

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Does panadol (acetaminophen) sinus work for toothache?

Does panadol (acetaminophen) sinus work for toothache?

Toothache: Panadol/ Acetaminophen is a mild pain killer. It is possible you might get some relief from the medication, however its also possible it will not help your toothache! in any event a visit to the denist would be in order to treat your toothache. ...Read more

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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

Dr. John Yu Dr. Yu
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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 more

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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 more

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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 more

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Severe facial pain for 4 mos, diagnosis of sinus probs & toothache. Currently have severe facial swelling. Could this be trigeminal neuralgia?

Dangerous condition: Severe facial swelling is not found with trigeminal neuralgia. This is likely caused by an infected (abcessed) tooth. Infection in the head and neck region is a serious condition. You should seek medical/dental care immediately. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Not really: His six year old first molar are coming in Just put some over the counter anesthetic behind his last tooth it will make him feel better . ...Read more

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What is it? I have sinus pain and toothache. The following also describe me: Runny nose, Headache, and Nasal drainage

What is it? I have sinus pain and toothache. The following also describe me: Runny nose, Headache, and Nasal drainage

Sinusitis: Inflammation of the maxillary sinuses will often result in pain in the maxillary molar and premolar area. The roots of these teeth are in such close proximity to the floor of the sinus that the pain becomes referred. ...Read more

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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 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

See Drs: Could be infected sinus, infected tooth/jaw, infected throat. Please see both your dentist and your physician. Referral to endodontist, oral surgeon, ear/nose/throat specialist, may all be in order. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

See an ENT: Sinus inflammation and earache that persists for three months or longer considered as a chronic sinusitis. It is recommended that you see an ear, nose and throat specialist for the appropriate diagnosis and treatment for this disease. Take care. ...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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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?

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 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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