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A 35-year-old member asked:

i get sinus infection often and my doctor always tells me to take z-pack but i still get sinus infections like every 3 months. what should i do?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
That's too much!: Antibiotics are not recommended for most cases of sinusitis. Taking a course of antibiotics ever 3 months is excessive. Try a decongestant, and if necessary, see an ENT specialist.

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