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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Sinusitis: It is often unnecessary to use antibiotics to treat acute sinusitis. Try using saline irrigation with a Neti-pot, decongestants (Afrin nasal spray, or ... Read More

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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
Saltwater nose rinse: The blockage could be swollen sinus opening (like a crowded doorway) or something blocking your sinus opening (like old sticky snot). Either way, salt ... Read More
Dr. Robert Knox
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Stuck in Nose: You have what ents call a nasal crust stuck in your nose. Some people call these boogers. Rinse with saline mist, i often suggest simply saline. Stil ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Viral infection.: A one week history of an upper or lower respiratory infection is almost always a viral infection for at least 10 days to 2 weeks. At least for the up ... Read More
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
48 years experience Pediatrics
Cough: Promethazine with codeine is a cough suppressant. If you have a lot of sputum you need an expectorant, guaifenissin such as Robitussin or mucinex (g ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ramirez
18 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Maybe: Sinus infections can certainly do that. Are you having any nasal symptoms like congestion, purulent nasal discharge, facial pain? There are many othe ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cohen
42 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: You may have congestion in your airways. An inhaler such as symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) may help you. You should see a doctor and have them ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Juan Guarderas
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No need to suffer: No need to suffer with this sinus infection. You need to treat two things: the opening of the sinus drainage and nasal saline, fluticasone can help, n ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sx's: With an upper respiratory infection - more than one area can be affected. I would seek prompt medical attention if you are having trouble breathing. T ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Find the cause: A sinus infection does not cause shortness of breath on lying down. There may be something more serious going on. Please speak to your physician.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Bad breath: There are as many different smells of bad breath as there are reasons for bad breath. Specific bacteria called eubacterium, porphyromonas gingivalis, ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
MGT: I would advise continuing prescribed medications. The new symptoms must be further evaluated by your physician. There are many possible causes. If yo ... Read More
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