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Soreness behind eyes - part of headcold/sinusitis?

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Dr. Ertan Esmer
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Possibly

Pain behind the eyes (retrobulbar) can be from sinusitis.
However, if you do not experience other symptoms of sinusitis (runny nose, post-nasal drainage, recent upper respiratory infection), the pain may from an entirely different cause. It is best to consult an ear, nose, and throat specialist regarding this.

In brief: Possibly

Pain behind the eyes (retrobulbar) can be from sinusitis.
However, if you do not experience other symptoms of sinusitis (runny nose, post-nasal drainage, recent upper respiratory infection), the pain may from an entirely different cause. It is best to consult an ear, nose, and throat specialist regarding this.
Dr. Ertan Esmer
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Possibly

Soreness behind the eyes can be associated with a head cold or sinus infection, if there are other symptoms that are also consistent with a head cold or sinus infection.
Best to see your family doctor, internist, or ear, nose and throat physician to determine the cause.

In brief: Possibly

Soreness behind the eyes can be associated with a head cold or sinus infection, if there are other symptoms that are also consistent with a head cold or sinus infection.
Best to see your family doctor, internist, or ear, nose and throat physician to determine the cause.
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