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started feeling like i was gonna pass out

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I have a sinus infection and one day or a few after i cant remember when exactly i went to take a shower and started feeling like i was gonna pass out. after that almost everyday i started feeling weird like lightheaded or something. it wasnt realy like i was going to pass out though. i also felt pressure in the front of my forehead and i have a slight cough and get headaches at night latey. what could be wrong? I take ibprofin when i get the headache and it goes away.


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replied March 3rd, 2011
Womens Conditions Answer A20271
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
If the sinusitis or the sinus infection is severe and widespread, then you can have symptoms like headaches and dizziness associated with other symptoms. The cough could be associated due to probable post nasal drip caused by the sinus infection. You should consider getting a thorough evaluation done by an ENT specialist to see if the symptoms can be controlled with conventional medications or if you need surgical procedure or endoscopic drainage to cure the infection.
Take care.



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