Definitely! In a sinus infection, the tubes which clear fluid from the ears can easily be blocked, giving pain behind the jaw and below the ears. I have had these several times, now, and once the infection actually affected my jaw, itself.
Make sure that you get on anti-biotics for the infection, try saline sinus rinses (Neti-pot, or suchlike), an OTC spray called "Alkolol" (an ancient formula, but it works wonders!)
Last thing that I learned during my last sinus infection - DO NOT USE DECONGESTANTS!!!
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