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Had cold: fever, sinus pressure, headache, runny nose. Now still coughing for 1.5 months w mucous. Viral or bacterial infect? Need antibiotics? Which?

Had cold: fever, sinus pressure, headache, runny nose. Now still coughing for 1.5 months w mucous. Viral or bacterial infect? Need antibiotics? Which?

See your doc: A lingering cough after an urti can mean a sinus infection or reactive airways, such as asthma. You need to see your doctor to determine what the problem is. An antibiotic should help if there is a sinus infection but will not help if it is asthma. ...Read more

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Dr. Ralph Wharton
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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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Headache feels better with pressing above nose.. Sinus?

Headache feels better with pressing above nose.. Sinus?

Sinus headache: You may have a sinus related headache. There are sinuses above the nose/forehead, below the eyes.. When they get inflamed by a virus, allergies, or bacteria.. It can cause a headache, along with typical upper resp symptoms. You should feel better with OTC remedies for your headaches and sinus congestion and hopefully start feeling better over the next week. If not, def see your PCP. ...Read more

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My nose is always really cold. An i constantly am suffering sinus pain & headache. Can my cold nose have anythin to do with it ?

My nose is always really cold. An i constantly am suffering sinus pain & headache.  Can my cold nose have anythin to do with it ?

No: They are not related. Have you considered seeing an allergist for your sinus pain and headache. I have no idea as to why your nose is cold (which would be a good sign for a dog but not human). ...Read more

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I have a bad sinus headache and nose bleed what is the cause?

I have a bad sinus headache and nose bleed what is the cause?

Headache: The sx of headache and nose bleeds probably sinus infection. I am concerned may also be high blood pressure. At the very least see physician get antibiotics but definitely get BP check. ...Read more

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I seem to get headaches whenever rain is predicted. Is this sinus related?

Maybe: If you get pain in the areas of you face where the sinuses are during changes in air pressure, this could be related to the sinuses. You should see an ENT specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more