Suffering from Sinus Infection or Insanity?

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I feel like I have a sinus infection without major congestion. I have a headache (which I rarely have) and sometimes the headache is terrible! It comes and goes.

My bose feels like it's broken, face hurts, back of head hurts, and I have body pain all over.  It feels like the flu, but I don't have the flu.

I've lost my appetite and and EXHAUSTED. I can hardly function.

I am an anxious gal, so sometimes I put this all into the anxiety category, but I feel really, really physically sick,

Seeing the doc in two days.

Anyone feel like they are dying with fatigue, body aches, and increased anxiety with a sinus infection?

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    Hi, I can understand what you're going through, I suffer from sinusitis..... I have an obstructed maxillary infundibulum and I'm having an operation next month..... Its so close to the brain I think the pressure it causes does affect the mind etc, a lot of people do suffer from anxiety because of a sinus infection, very frustrating.

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    Hi... yes i can relate to most of your symptoms.. you are not going mad!!! At the moment I am suffering severe facial pain with a burning type sensation in my nose and across my cheek... I've suffered with sinus problems since 1 was 16 and I'm now 55 yrs... I go round in circles between my Dentist, ENT and the Maxcial Facial dept at the hospital.... no one seems to know why this problem keeps reoccurring... sometimes it feels like I have a really bad tooth problem... but the dentist can't find anything wrong... she blames the pain on my sinuses!! But I don't have much congestion... although my face feels blocked... hope you get some answers soon.... hang in there

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    See a rheamatoid doctor and they will check you for auto immune issues. You need to be checked sadly auto immune stuff can do this too. Especially sicca syndrome (sjogrens)
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    Body aches

    Pressure/tightness in head , behind face

    Very high and bad anxiety

    Have to stay in bed and rest

    Any activity besides resting in bed caused all the symptoms to start and be 100x worse

    Went to doctor after 2 days and 5 days, was told it could be sinus infection.

    I also just had the flu, recovered for 3 days, then had this new sickness start.

    Symptoms are made less by advil, but that doesn’t help the anxiety/ mental side affects. 

    All I can see to do is rest in bed until symptoms pass completely. Am on day 6 and each day does feel to be getting better, but still present

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