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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience in Family Medicine
Inflammation: Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinuses (in your head and face). It can be caused by infection or allergies, but usually a virus. Antibiotics do ... Read More
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Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus infection: Sinus infections are caused by blockage of the sinus cavities. These may be bacterial or viral in nature. Symptoms include fevers, malaise, nasal cong ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many: Your primary care doctor can treat sinusitis as well as an allergist. An ENT surgeon can treat you as well and at times may recommend surgery if you m ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Often a virus: When the sinuses become congested, it can cause pressure and pain. Infections of the sinuses can be caused by viruses or bacteria.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Sinusitis Rx: Sinusitis is generally treated with oral antibiotics and decongestants. Since sinusitis is often triggered by uncontrolled allergies, antihistamines ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Common: Sinusitis... Bacterial infection of the sinuses affects about 34 million people a year. Conservative medical treatment handles the vast majority of ca ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alen Cohen
13 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Yes the treatment of chronic sinusitis which lasts for more than 12 weeks and is not responding to medical management is often surgery. The surgical ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Simple to complex: Many sinus infections will resolve on their own. Simply using saline nasal spray and a topical decongestant may be all that is needed. For prolonged s ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): There are a variety of antibiotics that can be used to treat sinusitis, so there isn't one best answer. My preferred choice for acute bacterial sinusi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience in Psychiatry
Sinusitis : It depends on it is severity , but u can treat it if u see u ENT physician.
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