It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Sinus Problems Message Board

  • Sinus pain without congestion

  • Post New Thread   Closed Thread
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 06-27-2009, 08:18 PM   #1
    jodycookie
    Newbie
    (female)
     
    Join Date: Jun 2009
    Posts: 1
    jodycookie HB User
    Sinus pain without congestion

    I'm new to this board and have been reading posts on this subject...hope someone can relate to my story. Wish I could just get rid of the pain, or at least know what it is from...

    I'm 30, have had allergies for 10 + years, been on Flonase and Claritin for about 5 years. I discontinue Flonase in the winter, and used to do the same with Claritin, but I can't stop Claritin anymore in winter.

    So, just this March, starting the first warm spell we got where it was above freezing, I started having face pain. It is bridge of nose, above eyes, under eyes/cheekbones, in front of ears, then under ears all along jawline. Finally went to ENT after seeing my GP. CT showed slight deviated septum, treated me with steroid and antibiotic (can't remember which one). Those didn't seem to help. Allergy tests showed trees, grass, mold (all low - moderate).
    dr. is advising allergy immunotherapy shots.

    What I am struggling with is the possibility that this could be from something else! I do have TMJD, but that is controlled well by regular adjustments from my chiropractor. I was also wondering about gluten sensitivity - could food allergies cause that much face pain? My food allergy test was "Negative", but it was only testing for immediate allergies, not delayed reaction.

    The pain does seem worse when I go to work...which is at a veterinary clinic. I also tested positive for cat allergy (low) this time, but I worry about all the cleaning products, etc. at work too.

    I am leaning toward just going ahead and starting the allergy shot therapy - any thoughts? It is going to be expensive, so I am reluctant unless I can know for sure that the face pain is from it!

    Doctor is saying everyone's allergies are worse this year, as the city I live in had huge floods last spring and mold is high...

     
    Sponsors Lightbulb
       
    Old 06-27-2009, 09:07 PM   #2
    danabarb
    Senior Veteran
    (female)
     
    Join Date: Dec 2007
    Location: california usa
    Posts: 1,279
    danabarb HB Userdanabarb HB Userdanabarb HB Userdanabarb HB Userdanabarb HB Userdanabarb HB Userdanabarb HB Userdanabarb HB Userdanabarb HB Userdanabarb HB Userdanabarb HB User
    Re: Sinus pain without congestion

    Please do me a favor and get yourself in the hands of a GOOD allergist because you have all the signs of allergies. If you need the injections, it is VERY wise to start them. I had a dr. take me off my shots after many years because he said I had been misdiagnosed by my former allergist and I have been miserable for two and a half years. I couldn't think straight, my balance was off and my energy level was VERY low and I was born with tons of energy. The problems you are experiencing in your office could be due to the chemicals and also the perfume. Those things are poison to me. If you need the injections, you will be saving your life. Hope this has been of some help. Please keep me posted.

     
    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    Sinus or tooth pain? Colinette Sinus Problems 4 02-27-2009 06:46 PM
    Sinus versus tooth problem? Colinette Sinus Problems 0 02-24-2009 08:04 AM
    Sinus Pain without congestion - HELP! ntumin Sinus Problems 30 08-15-2008 06:52 PM
    Sinus infection...reason for dizziness? violet6 Sinus Problems 19 05-18-2008 07:35 PM
    Fever of Unidentifiable Origin + sinus pain fevertrouble12 Sinus Problems 0 07-28-2007 06:01 AM
    Swollen Lymph Node, Sinus, Fatigue BTS50 Sinus Problems 18 04-30-2006 06:27 PM
    "Sinus-like" headache - not sinusitis! pizzzzza Sinus Problems 12 05-01-2005 05:50 AM
    Stabbing pains on right side due to sinus headaches steve_drake Sinus Problems 2 02-22-2005 09:05 PM
    Sinus pain/pressure without congestion: any suggestions? JasonofCatan Sinus Problems 18 02-18-2005 01:17 PM
    Treat my sinus infections "upside down" with peroxide. It works! Machaon Sinus Problems 60 08-30-2004 06:43 PM

    Tags
    face pain



    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off




    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:55 AM.





    © 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!