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i have symptoms of a sinus infection. just pressure on the left side of head & cheek. what should i take?i have amoxicillin pills should i take them?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Sinus infection: It may be an infection or perhaps an allergic situation. It is not advisable to self medicate with antibiotics. Try nasal spray, decongestants e.g. Sudafed, lots of fluid, chicken soup and vitamin c. If you do not get better call your doctor for advice.
Answered on Mar 22, 2020
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