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How Long Does A Sinus Infection Last
For how long does a sinus infection last for? Doctor has prescribed me med. For 5 days..Its been 2 days taking med.I still hv headaches and can't sleep
Depends: The duration of a sinus infection is often variable and can depend upon severity, duration, time before it began to be treated etc. Also, an antibiotic often can have most of its effects over a 10 day to 2 week period. It is possible that another antibiotic may be called for. Don't hesitate to call back dr. ...Read more
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
7-10 days: An acute sinus infection may follow a URI and frequently lasts 7-10 days. Often, the body's immunologic system cures itself, but if symptoms linger, than an antibiotic may be necessary. Steam inhalation, saline sprays or irrigations and decongestants are helpful, along with drinking plenty of water. ...Read more
Duration: Even 60% of bacterial sinusitis clear without antibiotics. Bacterial infections show in three ways. Most common it is progressive worsening symptoms usually after cold or allergy attack over 10-14 days. Next is the cold that persists over 3-4 weeks not getting better or worse. Least common is severe sudden onset of symptoms with fever. ...Read more
Sinus: A true sinus infection needs to be treated with antibiotics. Warm mist, saline spray and decongestants all help drainage but the infection needs to be treated as well. You should have it checked out ...Read more
Yes: Untreated, sinus infections can last weeks, if not months! see a doctor if you have suffred this long! ...Read more
How long does fatigue last with sinus infection (both sides)? I feel better but now an extreme fatigue has started. Thank you.
Let me explain: Fatigue is one of sing of having sinus infection. Good luck. ...Read more
Sinus Infection: Untreated, under treated, or even treated sinus infections can turn into "Chronic Sinus Infection" which could last indefinitely in some of the sinuses. Some require surgical drainage. I have had sinus surgery, believe me you do not want that surgery ( sorry my ENT colleagues) so if you are trying to forgo treatment of your sinus infection, DON'T!!! ...Read more
Few weeks ago i had a sinus infection & i was taking amoxicillon & after taking the amoxycillin i got bruxism from it, how long will this last?
Hard to say: It is unlikely that Amoxicillin caused bruxism. This sinus infection may have exacerbated your bruxism because you may be mouth breathing more and you may. Or be sleeping as well. Once you heal you may go back to normal, less grinding. However if you continue to grind or have jaw pain you should see tp your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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