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What is the best way to relieve sinus pressure in head. Have a cold and when I blow my nose I feel pressure in back of head and all over?

Sinus rinsing. Nasal rinsing/neti-pot saline rinse is a very effective FIRST line remedy for acute sinus issues (I usually recommend chitorhino (chitorhino.com). You may want to consider a short course of nasal decongestants like Afrin or neosynephrine - but use these for no more than 3 days. A "cold" that lasts more than 7-10 days is a sinus infection by definition - antibiotics are needed at that point. Read more...

How does sinus pressure affect the estachian tube that goes to ears?

Its connected. Clogged sinuses can eventually connect to the eustachian tube and cause ear pain. Its all part of a connected plumbing system. One part can certainly affect the other ! Read more...

How can I get rid of the sinus pressure in my ears?

Saline nasal spray. Middle ear fliud is usually caused by eustachian tube dysfunction. The eustachian tube openings are in the back of the nose. Saline nasal rinses can help especially if you have sinus or allergy problems also. A valsalva maneuver to pop the ears twice a day can be helpful if done gently. Medicines like mucinex-d can also be useful for adults without high blood pressure. Read more...
Antihistamines. First you should be sure that you do not have an infection in your ears. If it is truly "eustachian tube dysfunction" which you can get along with sinus congestion and nasal congestion, often a combination antihistamine decongestant will help with the symptoms. You can ask your pharmacist for assistance. If you are on other meds let your pharmacist know. Read more...

What's the best way to ease pressure in my ears from sinus pressure? They feel clogged and everything sounds muffled.

Pop them. Plug your nose and push air with your mouth also closed. Meds like Pseudoephedrine help. You may need a low dose steroid if you can't get it better within a few days to a week. Read more...
Ear & Sinus pressure. While popping your ears can be helpful. The benefit is usually temporary. The key to resolving the issue long-term is to manage nasal congestion with a decongestant like afrin (oxymetazoline) twice daily for 3-4 days. You can also try oral sudafed and a nasal steroid like flonase. Saline nasal rinses are always a good way to thin mucus and reduce nasal/ sinus congestion. Read more...