A 29-year-old male asked:
Think i have a sinus infection. headache all over, feel my ears popping kinda. mucus in my throat not really a stuffy nose/runny?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Amrita Dosanjhanswered
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Even if vaccinated, please have a COVID 19 screening test. If this is not available at your physician’s office, a virtual consultation with Healthtap is available to locate a test center. Monitor temperature, drink fluids and rest. Avoid contact with others until confirmed negative for COVID. Discuss the use of nasal saline with your physician.
Reviewed Sep 25, 2021
Dr. Franklyn Gergitsanswered
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Hello, Once COVID is ruled out as mentioned then it could be a sinus infection which can present with multiple different symptoms. Most sinusitis is accompanied by facial pain/pressure, congestion, thick often foul smelling drainage, ear popping can occur, cough, and sometimes fever. If you have used over the counter meds like Sudafed, pain meds, saline rinse and rest, after a week see your ENT.
Answered Sep 25, 2021
Last updated Sep 25, 2021
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