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antibiotics and sinus infection

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Strep : Streptococcus is the name of a bacteria and sinusitis is infection of sinus cavity. Augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) Bactrim are few of the co ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Get checked: Hard to see whats going on in the ears without a proper exam. Please see your doctor as soon as possible
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Sinusitis: Augmentin is usually effective in eradicating paranasal sinusitis, but it may have to be taken for 2-3 weeks. If symptoms persist, a ct scan of the s ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudolph Johnstone
35 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Sinusitis: It may help rinse some of the mucous and bacteria out of the noses you probably need additional antibiotics prescribed.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would suggest a nasal saline rinse and nasal steroids, to reduce inflammation in the nasal passages. Drink fluids and stay well hydrated, if there ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy Scheidt
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Seeing : Seeing a specialist is an appropriate option to see if there are treatments that would be helpful to you in reducing your frequency of infection. The ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Self isolate/test: Testing is suggested since you have symptoms consistent with COVID 19. Local policies though may be different, and please check with your physician. S ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Owoc
19 years experience Prosthodontics
Depends on extent: A true sinus infection should be treated with a quinolone antibiotic such as Avelox or levaquin (levofloxacin).
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Amoxicillin: As long as you are not allergic to the penicillin class, the best initial antibiotic for a bacterial rhinosinusitis is amoxicillin.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It depends: That depends on whether you have a sinus infection or a cold. How long have you had symptoms? Most sinus infections are caused by colds. A cold is ... Read More
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