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Sinus Infection Relief

Find out how to spot sinus infection symptoms and ease the pain—or even stop your next sinus infection before it gets started

10 Sinus Infection Symptoms

If you've been congested or had other symptoms for weeks, you may have a sinus infection.
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Your teeth hurt

Tooth pain related to a sinus infection isn’t actually tooth pain; it comes from all that pressure building up inside the head, merely giving the impression of a nasty old toothache.

Usually a sinus-related toothache is bilateral, meaning it occurs on both sides of the face. And when you push down on the tooth, it doesn’t send you shrieking in pain as a regular toothache would. "It’s referred pain, like arm pain in a heart attack," Dr. Papa explains.

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