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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Sinus Infection And Dizziness

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Can sinus infection cause migraines and dizziness and confusion?

It can, but ......: It can, but you need to see your pcp for further evaluation and to rule out more serious issues, like a brain tumor for example. ...Read more

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Dr. Moshe Lewis
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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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Are frequent colds signs and symptoms of sinus infection?

Are frequent colds signs and symptoms of sinus infection?

Possibly: Colds can alter the normal anatomy of sinuses and create an environment of secondary infection. ...Read more

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Will a sinus infection cause dizziness and lightheaded feeling?

Will a sinus infection cause dizziness and lightheaded feeling?

Possible: If the sinus infection extends into the labyrinthine portion of the middle ear it can create vertigo. What you are describing, however, sounds like benign positional hypotension. ...Read more

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Are pain and fullness symptoms of ear infection?

Are pain and fullness symptoms of ear infection?

Yes: Among other things these are symptoms of ear infections. These symptoms can be associated with many other illnesses as well so see your doctor to make sure that you aren't missing anything more serious. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of sinusitis and ear infection?

What are the symptoms of sinusitis and ear infection?

Many symptoms: The symptoms for sinusitis and ear infection are many and may vary from person to person. For sinusitis it could be fever, headache, facial fullness, thick nasal congestion, cough and potentially other symptoms. For ear infection possible symptoms include fever, ear pain, vomiting, headache. ...Read more

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Do symptoms of sinus infections feel like symptoms of a uti?

Do symptoms of sinus infections feel like symptoms of a uti?

Usually not....: Sinus infections generally cause midfacial pain , which can be associated with discolored purulent nasal drainge and a low grade tremperature, uti, or urinary tract infection can give you symptoms of frequency, pain on urination and usually a temperature. ...Read more

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Symptoms of ear infection are what?

Pain: Pain is the primary symptom. Drainage from the ear can suggest an external infection. ...Read more

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Can you get a upper respiratory infection with symptoms of just shortness of breath and lightheaded?

Can you get a upper respiratory infection with symptoms of just shortness of breath and lightheaded?

Uncertain: Symptoms of shortness of breath and lightheadedness may be the result of an upper respiratory infection, but other conditions, such as heart failure, chronic obstructive lung disease, heart attack, stroke, other serious infections in the blood stream or abdomen, diabetes with severe acidosis, dehydration, or intestinal hemorrhage can cause the same symptoms. A prompt medical evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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Symptoms of sinusitus?

Symptoms of sinusitus?

Several: Major symptoms are infected drainage, nasal blockage, and facial discomfort. Minor symptoms are smell disturbance, facial swelling-redness-tenderness, upper dental discomfort, cough, fever. Viral and bacterial infections have the same symptoms but viral ones resolve over 10-14 days but bacterial infections either worsen over time or plateau and persist for 3-4 weeks. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a sinus headache?

What are symptoms of a sinus headache?

Sinus symptoms : it is headache that is associated with nasal congestion runny nose pressure and pain over sinuses. It may be a dull headache or may be pounding or pressure type. Pain medicines like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or aspirin tend to help ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of viral sinus infections?

What are the symptoms of viral sinus infections?

Cannot tell the: difference. Sinus infection can be viral or bacterial. Facial pain , drainage frequently colored or bloody, pain in the face and alteration of taste can all be symptoms including fever. Suggest that you do not smoke. If this persist see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of a head cold or a sinus infection?

What are the signs and symptoms of a head cold or a sinus infection?

Pain/pressure: Colds usually are not painful. A cold wiil give nasal cogestion and discharge, and youmay have fever, cough, and malaise. Sinus infection will give you sll the above symptoms but may also include pain snd pressure in the affected sinus. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause fatigue and chest pains?

Can  a sinus infection cause fatigue and chest pains?

Some thoughts: Without examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health and... infections very often cause fatigue. Chest pain can be a serious condition unless explained by something other than heart. If someone has heart disease then the odds are very hi it is that. Otherwise, if breathing/moving/touching triggers pain... prob not heart. Raspy painful breath bronchitis/asthma ...Read more

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I get fever and headache with sinus infection. Related?

I get fever and headache with sinus infection. Related?

Yes: It is quite common to have these symptoms with a sinus infection. A sinus headache can be as painful as a migraine or trigger a migraine. Seek medical treatment if you think you have a sinus infection. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of acute sinusitis?

What are the signs and symptoms of acute sinusitis?

Multiple: Congestion, purulent nasal discharge, facial pain or pressure over frontal or maxillary sinuses. This pain can also be felt around temporal area, and can lead to tooth sensitivity or pain. Fever is somewhat rare. Usually the longer you have had the symptoms, the more likely it is bacterial (vs viral or even plain allergies). ...Read more

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Is dizziness or lightheadedness a symptom of sinusitis?

Is dizziness or lightheadedness a symptom of sinusitis?

No: Those symptoms aren't related to sinusitis, it may be your inner ear, an ENT specialist would help sorting it out, good luck ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. Joseph Woods
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Sinusitis (Definition)

A condition caused by an inflammation or swelling of the lining of the facial sinuses. It usually starts with cold-like symptoms such as a runny, stuffy ...Read more