Can sinus headache be experienced on one side of the head?
headache for evaluation.
Hi, thanks for your query.
One sided headache can be because of 2 common reasons, like migraine and sinusitis.
Both are different diseases with different clinical entity.
In sinusitis, pt has nose block, running nose, nasal discharge, post nasal drip, headache, ear block.
In migraine, pt has throbbing one sided headache, associated with nausea, blurred vision, dizziness, intolerance to light and loud sound and sometimes
So please give us information regarding your other symptoms so that we can analyses better.
Empirically you can take diclofenac tablet which isa pain killers to reduce your headache.
Unless clinically examined and diagnosed , it would be difficult to treat headache.
Hope my answers have helped you.
Pleased to help you further. Waiting for your reply regarding other associated symptoms.
consult with the doctor.
Thanks for your follow up query.
Yes it is common to have one sided headache with pressure in head when u have sinusitis.
This needs clinically evaluation and treatment.
Please do consult with the doctor and get treated.
If I were your treating doctor, I would have clinically examined you , confirmed my diagnosis of sinus infection, if it's acute treat , then it is treated with antibiotics+ anti inflammatory medicines+ antihistamines +decongestant nasal drops + steam Inhalation for 5 to 7 days.
If it's chronic sinus infection, then would recommend for a ct scan and then advise for surgical treatment if needed.
Empirically you can take antihistamines+decongestant tablet+decongestant nasal drops+ steam Inhalation.
If symptoms persist, consult with an ent specialist.
Hope my answers have helped you. Thanks.
spheroidal sinusitis can create pressure points.
Hi, thanks for your follow up query.
In my experience, only sphenoidal sinusitis can create pressure points at scalp occasional upto 3 % chances.
Other sinuses do not cause it.
so do consult with doctor and get treated.
eustachian tube dysfunction.
Hi, thanks for writing to hcm.
Sinusitis can cause eustachian tube dysfunction which will cause popping in the ear.
You can take the empirically treatment suggested by me.
Sinusitis does not cause nausea.
Wish you good health.
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