• Danielle Danielle
    December 26, 2013
    I have such sinus pressure that it is causing pain in my ears, teeth, and jaw.
    Danielle Danielle
    December 26, 2013

    I do not have an ear infection or sinus infection (per doctor, and no they have no idea, and until Jan 1, I do NOT have insurance to go further with testing). There is such pressure behind my ear drum, it feels as if it is full of fluid, yet nothing ever drains.   I can breathe normally through my nasal passages. I have been suffering with this since August 2013; it has not gotten worse or better. I can relieve some of it through severe sinus congestion OTC meds and antihistamine. What could be the underlying cause? Any other suggestions for a more permanent solution?




  • minnebird January 23, 2014
    January 23, 2014

    Hi Danielle,


    I can relate.  Your symptoms are very similiar to mine.  We just now got our insurance (after THREE months of incomptence!).  My cheeks and jaw now hurt.  I get headaches as well.  No drainage and I too can breathe through my nose just fine.  I have had chronic sinus inflamation for two years now.  But this tops the cake.  One possibility that I can come up with is that we just moved from our house of 20 years to this airtight apartment (in winter...little ventilation).   We bought new furniture and I believe the carpet is new.  I have a high sensitivity to formaldehyde that I had forgotten about.  I'm wondering if that has something to do with it. I ordered an expensive filter to help with air quality.  (There goes that bedroom t.v. I was hoping for!)


    I'm scheduled to see an E.N.T. for the first time this friday.  I'll let you know how it goes.


    Your post is nearly a month old.  How are you doing?  Any changes?  Have you been able to see a doctor?  Please keep us posted.




  • Vixenn January 15, 2014
    January 15, 2014

    I go through the same thing often, but it is from TMD (Temporomandibular Disorders).  Common symptoms of TMD include toothaches, headaches, neck aches, dizziness, earaches, hearing problems, upper shoulder pain, and ringing in the ears (tinnitis). I suggest going and seeing a dentist first, you can buy a moldable mouth grip at a local drugstore, mine has helped alot. I felt like I watch clenching my jaw to ease the discomfort, it felt like my throat and ears were conjested, when what was really happening is the mustcles became tense making it feel swollen.  Take a look at the following URL, http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/guide/temporomandibular-disorders


    I sure hope it helps, and hope you feel better soon. God bless Laughing

  • mark November 25, 2015
    November 25, 2015
    I had the exact same symptoms myself for 5 years. drove me crazy. spent lots on doctors and specialists they were all wrong. a year ago I diagnosed the problem myself. here is what the problem was "I clench my teeth when I am asleep" this causes the muscles around your jaw to become inflamed. this is what causes the pressure in your ears and nose. how to fix your problem In two steps. 1. massage your cheeks using your thumbs. you need to message the area where your jaw connects with the skull. if you get the right spot the pressure will start to ease immediately. try and get it from every angle. step two stop massaging and open your mouth as wide as you can; then try and make circles with your jaw a few rotations clockwise then anticlockwise. I hear a crunching sound when I do this I think its the stiff muscles in the jaw, . this remedy fixes my problem for about a week at a time. the only way to get rid of it for good is to stop clenching your teeth. I really do hope this helps you. all the best. Mark READ MORE
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