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Eau Claire, WI
A 27-year-old female asked:

I have a runny and stuffy nose at the same time. other symptoms, sinus pressure and headache. i just had a cold last month, could it be another cold?

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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O SINUSITIS : Yes you should rest irrigate sinuses with saline/take a nasal spray like Nasonex (mometasone) and finish a 2-3week course of antibiotics ie bactrim/augmentin /cipro. And avoid abrupt changes in pressure. Ie flying/scuba/swimming if diving or snorkeling is undertaken. These activities may increase risk of worsening sinusitis and potentially rupturing ear drum. If SX persist get CT SCAN OF SINUSES TO R/O polyp
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