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can clindamycin be used for sinus infection

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
Not recommended: Clindamycin would probably work for a sinus infection, but it is best to take antibiotics under the direction of a doctor. Many docs have moved away f ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sinus infection : Most sinus infections do not need antibiotics and better with Flonase and guaifenesin, and extra water intake. After 10 days of symptoms, temperatur ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience in Family Medicine
Sinusitis: if you're sinusitis is caused by bacterial infection then Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) for 10 days should clear it up if however it does not I woul ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience in Internal Medicine
Proof of sinus inf.: Stop clindamycin. You may be allergic to many antibiotics. Call your doctor.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Calvert
35 years experience in Dentistry
No: I would see your regular physician to have the other symptoms diagnosed. You may need to be on an other antibiotic. The tooth needs to be treated as s ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
37 years experience in Dentistry
Still have sinusitis: Some sinus infections are more difficult to treat than others. Many si's don't respond to anitbiotics because they are viral. The roots of your back ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
Need better Abic: Clindamycin is not the best choice for sinusitis. The most frequent bacterial causes are streptococcus pneumoniae, hemophilus influenza, moraxella ca ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Doctor assessment: Careful history and physical examination, and possibly imaging studies as limited CT study can diagnose sinus disease in your child, goodluck T
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
No medical basis: There i no fda approved medical use for oil of oregano. A number of web sites market it for various uses but you have no idea what you are getting in ... Read More
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