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A 65-year-old female asked:

I have had sinus congestion, facial pain, sneezing, runny nose and red throat. this all started with an ear infection. dr gave me augmentin for a sinus infection. is this covid? it doesn't seem to be going away after 10 days?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Peter Nefcy
Radiology 40 years experience
These symptoms are not typical of Covid, and are most probably related to another cold or sinus infection. After ten days, Covid symptoms usually get better or worse. Since your symptoms persist, make another appointment with your doctor soon for re-evaluation and check-up.
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