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A 45-year-old female asked:

I have finished 21 pills of amoxicillin and i'm at 5th day on metronidazole. it seems like it is getting better but abscess in maxillar sinusitis. there is no pain unless i push the area. what do i do? am i going to be ok?

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Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Maxillary sinusitis: With an abscess in the area of the maxillary sinus and continued pain, I would notify your doctor of the continued symptoms. These symptoms may require surgical evaluation and treatment in addition to prolonged antibiotics - longer than 7 days.

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