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Band of pressure around eyes. Is that just headache or a sign of sinus infection?

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Dr. John Jarstad
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes Could be either

Because the nasal sinuses surround the boney orbit that form the eye "socket" a sinus infection can cause tremendous pressure that may manifest this way.
Other eye conditions such as glaucoma may also present initially as a band of pressure around the eyes or above the eye brow. I suggest you see an ophthalmologist and then an ENT doctor as soon as possible.

In brief: Yes Could be either

Because the nasal sinuses surround the boney orbit that form the eye "socket" a sinus infection can cause tremendous pressure that may manifest this way.
Other eye conditions such as glaucoma may also present initially as a band of pressure around the eyes or above the eye brow. I suggest you see an ophthalmologist and then an ENT doctor as soon as possible.
Dr. John Jarstad
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Dr. Michael Armstrong
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Ask an ENT

This could be a chronic daily headache or tension headache, or it could be frontal sinusitis.
An ENT exam, perhaps with a sinus ct, can certainly make the distinction and direct proper treatment.

In brief: Ask an ENT

This could be a chronic daily headache or tension headache, or it could be frontal sinusitis.
An ENT exam, perhaps with a sinus ct, can certainly make the distinction and direct proper treatment.
Dr. Michael Armstrong
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