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Will a sinus infection affect someone's equilibrium?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Sinusitis

Not so much the sinuses directly but the congestion may produce changes in the middle ear labyrinth which helps to maintain your balance.
You may also develop such symptoms from extension of infection to certain areas of the brain although this is rare. Sounds like a decongestant might be of help.

In brief: Sinusitis

Not so much the sinuses directly but the congestion may produce changes in the middle ear labyrinth which helps to maintain your balance.
You may also develop such symptoms from extension of infection to certain areas of the brain although this is rare. Sounds like a decongestant might be of help.
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