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I think I may have a sinus infection

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
31 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Cyproheptadine is an older and very sedating antihistamine. It is safe in pregnancy and is used to treat "cold induced" hives. There are many other ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Rare: The germs that cause meningitis can use the nasal membranes as an entry point.The aggressive germ will usually do this rapidly (within hours),not aft ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Bacterial (not viral) sinusitis is treated with antibiotics to kill bacteria in the sinuses, plus a decongestant (often a combination such as Claritin ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
See your doctor: A foul smell associated with sinusitis symptoms such as nasal congestion, facial headaches and yellow or green secretions can suggest a difficult-to-t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
13 years experience Ophthalmology
Blurred vision: Blurred vision can be due to any number of things. If you woke up with blurry vision, it's possible your eye was open during the night and it is now ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dizzy: Your blood pressure is on the low side but may be your normal. The light headedness can be from several factors. A diagnosis of a sinus infection need ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Need to consult?...: You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or medical care are not given. Try a private con ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Basic Medical News: This is a good question and perhaps it can stimulate you getting into some classes in college to learn physiology and such. But a sinus infection is a ... Read More
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Dr. John McClay
30 years experience Head and Neck Surgery
Lots of things: Anything that clogs the nose can block the sinuses. Common causes of nasal swelling include upper respiratory tract infections (colds) and allergies. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ramirez
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Microbes...: Microbes: most commonly viruses, and occasionally bacteria.

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