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What Will Happen If Sinusitis Is Left Untreated
Complications rare..: Bad things can happen like infection spreading to the cheek, eye or brain, but this is rare nowadays with antibiotics. If you have a cold that lasts for over ten days, is associated with vision changes, or any serious symptoms, get seen and evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Spread of infection: Usually a self limiting disease. In rare case it can cause infection of the eye (orbital cellulitis or abscess). It can also in rare cases extend to the brain and cause meningitis or epidural abscess. Best to see a doctor if the infection lasts more than a week or other symptoms ie eye swelling, severe eye pain, severe head pain, uncontrolled fevers, double vision or change in vision, etc. ...Read more
Sinusitis: Hello, sinusitis can be treated in multiple ways. If your symptoms include a fever, head/facial pain, post nasal drainage and congestion, then an antibiotic may be helpful. If your not experiencing these symptoms, then you may have chronic sinusitis and therapy may only need to be symptomatic relief. Check with your ENT doctor for an evaluation if you are concerned. ...Read more
Having left side headacke when eating,it w mostly when i miss lunch but now days during eating then it get lost after min?i'v also sinusitis?
I have a swollen lymp node on the back of my head-left side- for 10 years now. I also suffer from sinusitis, years now. Are those two related?
Could be: The lymph nodes on the back of the head can be enlarged from sinus infections. It might be time to see your local ENT physician. ...Read more
When i eat afternoon,i m having left side pounding headacke but my tension fine,i have little sinusitis also but why when i eat headacke attacts ?
Hmmm: not sure what you mean, specifically. But, all headaches should be addressed by a physician, especially if they are new and interfere with your daily activities. ...Read more
I have a semi hard lump on toward the back left of my head that now hurts/itches and an suffering with cronic sinusitis for 7 months is this linked?
Lymphadenitis: An inflamed lymph node may be responsible for this, but there is no way to confirm this over the internet. The inflammation may have emanated from the sinuses, but this is supposition based upon supposition. Go and see your ENT doctor and have them examine you and give an informed opinion. ...Read more
Pns radiology revealed suspecious polypoid in the right maxillary area , 2. Left frontal mucouse disease. Is this serious sinusitis..?
Potentially: You need further evaluation. The radiologic features do not tell you the cause or the severity of the symptoms that may occur. See an ENT doctor and discuss this at length. ...Read more
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