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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.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Current as of March 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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