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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
How does chronic sinusitis affect the brain? I m feeling continuous pain in my lower left part of back brain. Suffering from sinusitis for 5 years.
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
If I had untreated chronic sinusitis, can that cause pneumonia with severe chest pains? I've already had my tonsils and aiednoids removed.
Can you give me advice? I have been getting a lot of pressure type headaches left side of head and at the back of head. Could this be sinusitis?
Behavioral medicine: Presuming that you have been thoroughly examined by your doc, you might consider some behavioral interventions. Your BP might also be elevated due to the pain. Herbert benson, md, a cardiologist has a great little technique called the relaxation response that might be helpful in relaxing the vessels in your head. Sinus headache is above and below the eyes. ...Read more
What to do at the very first signs of sinusitis? I'm feeling pain over and under my left eye and from personal experience i think it's sinusitis...
Drainage: Antibiotics are no longer recommended for most cases of sinusitis, which is usually caused by viruses. To try to get your sinuses to drain using decongestants. Nasal steroid sprays (by prescription) can also help, especially if you have allergies. See your doctor if the facial pain persists, you develop high fever, or if the symptoms last longer than 7-10 days. ...Read more
Endodontist: Sinusitis tends to mimic tooth pain in upper bicuspids and molars. However, there are nuances that endodontists see every day to quickly differentiate sinusitis tooth pain from pulpal tooth pain. Pressure in the left temple is somewhat different than pain radiating to the temple. I would see a well respected endodontist to get a proper diagnosis and necessary treatment! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
There is a hard lump up my left nostril. Was wondering what it could beans if this is the cause to my constant sinusitis and headache.
Left eye jerking to the side then going back in place, present without headaches but severe migraines lately. Sinusitis symptoms also. Get checked?
Can acute sinusitis cause extreme left neck gland swelling, right is also swollen but not as severe. Sinusitis is unresponsive so far to 2weeks amox.
Reevaluation: I would get that checked out. It sounds like what you may have may be resistant to amoxicillin, or you may have something else going on. The swelling may just be swollen lymph nodes, but if it is still ongoing after 2 weeks of antibiotics, you should be examined. Good luck! ...Read more
I have a lump on my lower left ribs it feels very inflamed and hurts i was told it was a benign tumor but i also have sinusitis and costochondritis w?
I have chronic sinusitis. These days I'm feeling pain im my left eye and forehead. What can i do?
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