Facts about sinusitis?
Hi, Please help me whether ear pain and headache can be caused due to sinusitis also? I have ear pain from past 2 years and took nasal spray and other medicine but not curing my ear pain. Suggest me reason and any medicine.
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Dr. Gladson Guddappa Uchil
ENT/ Otorhinolaryngologist 20 yrs exp Bangalore
That is referred pain.. The sensory nerve Glossopharyngeal Nerve gives sensation to areas of the throat and the middle Ear.. So when you have a lesion in throat due to sinus infection, brain mistakes it for Ear problem due to common sensory supply by the nerve. Drop into my clinic Healthcare@Basaveshwaranagar ( use Google Maps to locate it on your smartphone) for a full clinical assessment to alleviate your problem. - Dr Gladson Guddappa Uchil
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