Sinus headache: Areas of pain

Sinus headache symptoms

A sinus headache may cause pain in the forehead, cheeks, and around the eyes. A sinus headache can be caused by an infection (bacterial or viral) or from allergies.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Elizabeth T. Russo, MD - Internal Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine

Current as ofOctober 9, 2017

Is it an emergency?

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