A 73-year-old female asked:
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i have a sinus infection which makes my head and ears full. usually take claritin d 12 hour - it helps but quit and tried mucinex. not good. help,?

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Dr. Hollie Gaeto
7 years experience Urgent Care
Sinusitis: if it has been over 7-10 days you may need antibiotics. you can also try afrin but do not use longer than 3 days. you can also try a nasal steroid like nasonex which are available over the counter now. lastly, try nasal saline rinses and warm sinus compresses.
Answered on Mar 23, 2019

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