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What is best for sinus infection

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Best sinus meds: Hello. The best therapy is what's called culture driven medical therapy. See your ENT doctor who may be able to obtain an endoscopic culture to determ ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kent Hamilton
41 years experience in Periodontics
Consultation: I would immediately schedule an appointment with an ENT to determine the cause of your sinus problems. Which might be much more than your bad breath
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Fluids/saline: If this has been going on less than 3 weeks then it is probably viral and should go away on its own. If it has been longer than three weeks you may ne ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Probably amoxicillin: Amoxicillin still is the drug most doctors prescribe first for uncomplicated sinusitis.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Sterling
36 years experience in Prosthodontics
Depends: See your doctor or dentist for a definitive treatment. You need to be on the proper antibiotic. Use of a netti pot (nasal douche) is also a treatmen ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
22 years experience in Dentistry
Levaquin (levofloxacin): Levaquin (levofloxacin) is a fluoroquinolonne antibiotic that is effective in the case sinusitis.
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A female asked:
Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Typically : Typically bacterial sinus infections are managed with antibiotics. There are several antibiotic options depending upon your sensitivity and suspected ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Sinusitis: You can irrigate with saline through a neti-pot, use a nasal spray and an oral decongestant like pseudoephedrine. Ask your friendly pharmacist for thi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
Get an antibiotic: There are antibiotics made just for sinus infections. Surprisingly, not all types of antibiotics work for all parts of the body in the same way. See ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Wolfe
22 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tincture of time?: Most acute sinus infections are viral and can get better on their own in 10-14 days. If they are not improving by 7-10 days, then you may need an ant ... Read More

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