Sinus/Ear infection...is this normal?
My goodness. I am experiencing some ridiculous symptoms. What's funny is that I don't have mono. I was actually tested for it a few days ago, supposedly I just have a sinus infection. But I'm dizzy all the time and I really don't feel like myself at all. I don't feel dizzy to the point where I am going to fall down, but just dizzy where I feel disoriented. I also hear cracking when I yawn in both of my ears and my right ear feels like it is clogged. I am also feeling pressure on my face, like something is pushing down on my cheeks, if I press on my cheeks and under my eyes I feel like I have bruises underneath my skin. Every once in a while I also hear a very high pitch noise in my right ear, but it won't stay for long and barely happens. My nose is also dry I'm going to an ENT specialist on monday, I will keep you updated on my situation. My questions is, does this sound like a normal sinus/ear infection? I have had ear problems ever since I was a little kid, but never this bad. Finals are coming up for college and I have been unable to concentrate at all. I'm on Guaifenex 600-60 tablets. Has anyone here had any similar experiences to this and what helped you during this time? I also noticed the dizziness happening after I cleaned my ear with a Q tip. I went to the doctor to get my ears drained and the doctor only drained my left ear, she said it was unsafe to drain the right because there was liquid behind the ear drum, now after the drainage I feel pressure on my right ear.
I have also been feeling kind of foggy headed with confusion, like I'll be there but not 100% and I don't feel like myself. I'm also not experiencing any headaches.
Oh, I also suffer from severe hypochondria, so I am just seriously scared.
Thanks in advance to anyone that decides to contribute to this thread.
Last edited by Deadhead905; 04-15-2007 at 07:20 PM.