Neck pain, headaches? Could it all be from sinusitis?

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For almost 3 years now I've had terrible neck pain that goes into my shoulder, headaches, brain fog and slight pressure in my face and around my eyes when I would wake up in the morning. It's mainly only on the right side of my head. Then came unexplained tachycardia. Most recently I got a ct that stated I have extensive chronic sinusitis. Could sinusitis be causing all my symptoms?

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    I am not sure about all of the symptoms but if you looked up the symptoms of chronic sinusitis there are a wide range different symptoms that vary from person to person
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    I had all of your symptoms for six months. Along with those symptoms I felt depressed, anxious, sick to my stomach, cold, hot, and sooooooooo tired all of the time. I finally saw a good ENT and he found an infection in my sphenoid sinus. I was not congested, so I figured I didn't have a sinus infection. A chronic sinus infection can indeed give you all those stumptoms. The ones you listed are indicative of a sphenoid infection. Did they treat you with antibiotics. I am hoping the meds they put me on work. Only on my first day. Lots of saline nasal rinses too! Best of luck and keep us all posted.

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    Have the same thing. Neck pain and shoulder pain , face pain ow, and around temple-ear pain. Moved to Florida 5 years ago and the symptoms started year 3. AC in the car does not help, I guess makes the chronic sinus problem worse. Allergies seem to be the culprit, especially mold. I moved to a new apartment, there is mold in the AC and for the past 3 months I have a flu! Flu like symptoms with severe headaches. I got so extremely anxious and depressed I can barely live. Last year, in spring I had severe tachycardia with the ear and sphenoid congestion plus vertigo.  Did i mention constant dizziness?  Before the move to Florida I never had any sinus issues or allergies. I could not turn on the AC in the car on my face though, because I would get a headache. So they were possibly sensitive. I am not sure what will happen to me because this is worse than death!
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    Oh yes, and now there is allergic asthma as well I guess.
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