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Are sinus headaches similar to any other types of headaches?

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Other kinds of recurring headaches, like migraines or tension headaches, are often mistaken for sinus headaches. Because the treatment you need depends on what kind of headache you have, it’s important to figure out if your symptoms are caused by your sinuses. If a sinus blockage, such as an infection, really is the cause, you'll likely have a fever.

From: Sinus Headaches WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 06, 2018

SOURCES: American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 06, 2018

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