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Granite City, IL
A 20-year-old female asked:

Cough, sinus infection, blood in back of throat, lump on side of neck, fluid in ear, going on 3 weeks, seen 2 docs, just finished omniflex, no better?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
ENT: You might try a decongestant, and saline nasal irrigation with a neti-pot. This sounds like it may be viral or allergic, but without seeing you there is no way in which to know. It has been long enough to warrant a third opinion if you have not yet been seen by an ENT specialist. Go and be seen, diagnosed and managed appropriately.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff commented
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Provided original answer
You should check out the options for insurance under the Affordable Care Act if you are eligible and your state permits it. Or go to a clinic or to a University hospital near you.
Apr 7, 2014

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