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    Sinus Headache: Areas of Pain

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    Sinus headache symptoms

    A sinus headache can be caused by an infection (bacterial or viral) or from allergies. Signs that you have a sinus infection include:

    • Green or gray discharge from your nose that lasts more than 7 to 10 days.
    • A runny or stuffy nose.
    • A feeling of fullness in the ears, or plugged ears.
    • Swelling or puffiness in the face.
    • Pain in teeth.

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
    Specialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine

    Current as ofMarch 12, 2014

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: March 12, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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