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A 40-year-old female asked:

Asthmatic w sinus infection and wheezing.taking flovent, prednisone& zyrtec (cetirizine).no antibiotic since i'm allergic to most.can i take garlic 4 infection.?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Chris Tonozzi
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Won't hurt: And it might help! sinus rinses also may help.
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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
You need antibiotic: Sorry, you really need an antibiotic. If you are that sick you run a risk with steroids not being on antibiotics. Garlic is a poor substitute.
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Last updated Jul 17, 2013

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