A member asked:

How long can a sinus infection and sinus headaches last if left untreated?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Untreated, under treated, or even treated sinus infections can turn into "Chronic Sinus Infection" which could last indefinitely in some of the sinuses. Some require surgical drainage. I have had sinus surgery, believe me you do not want that surgery ( sorry my ENT colleagues) so if you are trying to forgo treatment of your sinus infection, DON'T!!!

Answered Dec 6, 2014

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