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How long will i be contagious for with a sinus infection or cold?

How long will i be contagious for with a sinus infection or cold?

There is difference: Most people do not transmit sinus infections; most clinicians agree that except for rare instances, sinus infections are not contagious expect in rare cases. A person infected with a cold virus may be contagious for two to three days before any symptoms appear and remain so until he or she doesn't show any symptoms. This is a period of up to two weeks or so. ...Read more

Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more


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How can you tell if you have a secondary infection with a cold?

How can you tell if you have a secondary infection with a cold?

Fever and other symp: You will start with cold and than you may run fever and depending where the secondary infection is you will get symtoms, like ear ache for otitis medi, headache and fever with sinusitis, fever, cough and expectoration with pneumonia etc. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have a cold, a sinus infection or allergies?

How can you tell if you have a cold, a sinus infection or allergies?

Not easy: A cold is a runny nose and is caused by a rhino-virus. Occasionally chills and fever accompany this. Allergy may present with a runny nose, but is frequently accompanied by watery, itchy eyes and frequent sneezing. Sinusitis, is a more serious infection which can be caused by both a cold and allergy but is usually associated with pain and pressure in the face, headache and purulent nasal mucus. ...Read more

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Can you have diarrhea with a sinus infection?

Can you have diarrhea with a sinus infection?

Yes but: There is usually not a direct correlation, although if you have a viral illness you may manifest both. If you are on some treatment for a sinus infection (e.g. Antibiotics), a side effect may include diarrhea. ...Read more

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How long do you have a fever with pneomnia?

How long do you have a fever with pneomnia?

AS SHORT AS : A day or two, as long as 10 + days. It depends on your immune system status and the kind of bug causing the infection. ...Read more

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How does someone have a fever due to having a pyelonephritis?

How does someone have a fever due to having a pyelonephritis?

Kidney infection: Kidney infection (pyelonephritis) generally causes fever, chills and very significant flank pain. One generally feels "sick". It is a systemic infection. Bladder infection (cystitis) rarely causes systemic symptoms. Discomfort in the pelvic area and irritative voiding symptoms are typical. It typically is a "localized" infection limited to the bladder. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have a sinus infection or just bad allergies?

How can you tell if you have a sinus infection or just bad allergies?

Not easy: Since both may be associated with nasal congestion. Sinus infection however usually involves one side and may be associated with headaches, lightheadedness, and dark green nasal discharge from the involved side. Allergy usually involves both sides of the nose and may be associated with yellow but not dark green discharge. Itchy eyes is present point to allergy. ...Read more

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Can you have a fever with a cold?

Can you have a fever with a cold?

Yes: Cold symptoms can include nasal congestion, runny nose, coughing, headache, sneezing, sore throat, mild fever, feeling tired & watery eyes. Fever may be a more prominent symptom in children. ...Read more

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How can I tell if a young child has a sinus infection?

How can I tell if a young child has a sinus infection?

Obvious: Runny purulent nasal discharge, possiby headache, feeling lousy, possible fever. In very young children the sinuses are not yet developed. ...Read more

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How long can a person have a tooth infection without pain?

How long can a person have a tooth infection without pain?

Years: Years. But it is best to take care of it as soon as possible, since it may spread and cause septicemia. ...Read more

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If you get a bacterial infection..will you have a fever right away as a symptom, or does a fever develop after some time of having the infection. ??

If you get a bacterial infection..will you have a fever right away as a symptom, or does a fever develop after some time of having the infection. ??

Fever is Good: Fever can occur as your immune system recognizes there is a threat. Fever is your bodies process to help fight infection and may occur most any time your body feels it needs to help reduce your risk of spreading the infection internally. ...Read more

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I have a fever and a inflammation of throat, how to deal with it without going to a doctor or a hospital?

I have a fever and a inflammation of throat, how to deal with it without going to a doctor or a hospital?

See below: If simply viral, treat supportively and gargle with salt water. However, strep can't be ruled out here and if that is present and not treated, problems can ensue. Most viral sore throats will resolve within 5-7 days, but strep won't. I still recommend seeing your doc. ...Read more

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Can you have the flue with out a fever?

Can you have the flue with out a fever?

Influenza: There are very few symptoms of particular diseases that occur 100% of the time. Not every patient with influenza develops fever. ...Read more

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How can I treat coughing, have a cold and may have a bladder infection?

How can I treat coughing, have a cold and may have a bladder infection?

Treatment.....: As far as the cough is concerned, it will likely resolve once the cold resolves as most colds are due to viral infections which will resolve on its own. If the cough persists after the cold is gone, bronchospasm could be part of the problem and that would require a doctor's visit since the treatment would consist of bronchodilator inhalers +/- steroid inhalers. As for the bladder infection, see dr. ...Read more

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How can you treat a tooth ache when you also have a cold and an ear infection?

How can you treat a tooth ache when you also have a cold and an ear infection?

ASAP GO TO DENTIST: Just tell the dentist about your cold, so the dentist can be sure to wear a face mask and not catch your cold. A cold is not a reason to avoidthe dentist. Your ear ache may be from your tooth, if it is a lower tooth. It is wrong to suffer in the 21st century. Get help and do not wait! ...Read more

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Can a staff infection that I have had for a long time untreated cause me to get sick?

Can a staff infection that I have had for a long time untreated cause me to get sick?

This is complicated: You may be colonized with staph in your nose, vagina, or bowel for years with no consequences. If staph aureus get through your natural defenses then you can become very ill very quickly. Mild, smoldering symptoms are unlikely to be from staph aureus. ...Read more

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How long does a fever associated with a throat infection last?

See details: Until it is effectively treated or the infection resolves. The time varies. Viral causes usually resolve within 4-5 days. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Friedlander
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Sinusitis (Definition)

A condition caused by an inflammation or swelling of the lining of the facial sinuses. It usually starts with cold-like symptoms such as a runny, stuffy ...Read more