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My husband has been dealing with severe headaches for about 2.5 weeks now. He told me he thinks it may be a sinus infection.. but the only true sinus problem is a stuffy nose during the headache. They wake him up in the morning.. and happen many times during the day. He finally got so desperate tonight that he told me he wanted to go to the ER. I was relieves bc when your husband is in tears bc he is hurting so bad.. you want to get him help! Well we get there and they diagnose him with an ear infection!! Come on.. really? That's what causing my husband to have such bad headaches he lays there in total pain? I'm not convinced. Please help!
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replied October 9th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Ear nose and throat are all connected, if one gets infected other three get involved as well. Dont worry. You husband just needs supportive care with antibiotics, antihistamines and decongestants and soem pain killer for the headache. Sinusitis issues resolve in a couple of weeks.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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