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PRESSURE AND PAIN

CAUSES OF SINUS PRESSURE AND PAIN

Sinus pain symptoms

As described on the Congestion page, swollen nasal passages and the build-up of mucus cause congestion. Swollen and inflamed tissues can also cause pressure on nerve endings around your sinuses. This leads to dull or throbbing pain and aches.

WHICH SINUSES ARE CAUSING YOUR SINUS PAIN?

Frontal

Frontal

causes forehead pain, headaches

Ethmoid

Ethmoid

causes pain between the eyes, across the nose

Maxillary

Maxillary

causes pain in the cheeks, upper jaw/teeth

Sphenoid

Sphenoid

causes pain behind the eyes, on the top of the scalp, along the back of the head

TIPS FOR SINUS PRESSURE AND PAIN RELIEF