Hi I have been dealing with a sinus infection since
Patient :Hi I have been dealing with a sinus infection since January it started off in the right cheek now it's in my forehead sinuses I've gotten a ct scan and a sinus scan a doctor told md it a sinus infection been on lots of different antibiotics nothing seems to help got put on a née antibiotic 2 days ago and haven't noticed a difference so far. My symptoms are my right eye feels like it's being
If pushed and outta focus face heat jaw is sore forehead and temple pressure right side of face is alot worse my ear is plugged used the media pot and the water stays in ear burning eve's sedition to light sometimes so much head pressure almost feels like pass our but I never do does this sound like a sinus infection?
Hello. Welcome to Ask The Doctor. We are here to help you.
You seem to be suffering from Chronic Sinusitis associated with Migraine headache. Migraine is being underdiagnosed because of the presence and evidence of Sinus infection in your scans.
I am keeping the possibility of coexistent Migraine headache due to a symptom that you have mentioned about photosensitivity. It is mostly seen in Migraine. Migraine headaches are pulsatile and are associated with Photophobia and phonophobia. An acute attack can also be associated with nausea and vomiting.
Now For Migraine I would advise you Tablet Flunarizine which is used for Migraine prophylaxis and has a wonderful effect on migraine.
Now for sinusitis antibiotics help only if you have an infection of sinus. I suppose that since you have been on many antibiotics so the possibility of infection is very less. So I would advise you in such scenario to take an anti-allergic like Levocetrizine once a day and the thing that is going to help you the most is steam inhalation. So do steam inhalation at least 2-3 times a day. I'm resistant sinusitis like as of yours local nasal spray containing Fluticasone has a wonderful effect.
So get treatment for both Migraine and Sinusitis as discusses.
Share my opinion with your doctor. Once started on this treatment by him you will get better within 2 weeks.
If you have any further query, please ask me.
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