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I think have sinus headache minus sinus infection

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Actually....: The symptoms are not a great indicator of sinus infection nor are MRI's or even biopsies. The best is simply looking at the back of the throat to see ... Read More

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Consider seeing: an ENT doctor. He/she specializes in this combo of sinus pain and headache. Your doc can make a referral. There is a natural nasal spray called ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Bullock
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not the same thing: A sinus infection is when you have bacteria or viruses in your sinuses and your body has been invaded and has to defend itself against 'germs.' a sinu ... Read More
Dr. Dale Tylor
18 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not always sinuses: The term sinus headache is way overused. In fact, many "sinus" headache patients have completely clear sinuses on scans.. Meaning it never was coming ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: YES.
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Try our other forum: In the US, try HealthTap PRIME. Whether a PRIME doctor prescribes medications depends on the doctor, the patient, and each individual situation. PRIME ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Rosenthal
17 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Could be: While most sinusitis starts as a virus, it can change to a bacterial infection after 5-7 days. If you are having significant fever, headache, or shor ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Either: or both. They are the same
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Get evaluated: Fevers above 102 are serious, go to ER or your doctor for evaluation. You should have blood work, imaging, possible spinal tap and treatments. Take fa ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Not long: If the organism causing sinusitis can be treated with azithromycin, symptoms should improve within 3-5 days of starting the antibiotic.
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