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Sinus Congestion For Weeks
Sinus infection or just allergies? Yellow congestion, mild cough at night, post nasal drip, constant runny nose. No sinus pain. Had this 2 weeks now.
Can be either/both: Time to see your doctor to find out. ...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
Viral rhinitis: The headache may be effectively relieved by Ibuprofen and acetaminophen. Sinus and nasal congestion may be dealt with by taking otc remedies containing Pseudoephedrine or phenylephrine, with or without an antihistamine. You may have rhinosinusitis, which involves the same treatment, for the most part. These infections are almost always caused by a virus, so antibiotics are rarely indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sinus issues for months. Ige, cbc, wbc, sinus xray normal. Have tried decongestant, sinus rinse, steroid spray, antihistamine. Now what?
I am experiencing nasal congestion (stuffiness), nasal drainage, post nasal drip, chills. On Aura amoxicillin 3x500. Can I take Advil Sinus?
Can you have chronic sinusitis without a stuffy nose? I have a lot of sinus pressure, runny nose, headache, post nasal drip, NO CONGESTION.
Nasal turbinate swelling for last 7 months. Now having pain in nasal passages, and pressure behind eyes and headache. Can this be a sinus infection?
Not usually: Some reasons for having sinus congestion/pain after nasal rinses are: 1. Applying to much force. 2. Using a wrong concentration (too much or too little) salt. 3. Too hot or too cold water temperature. Correct these and they are usually more comfortable. ...Read more
Symptoms: nasal congestion–both nostrils; runny nose every few days; post-nasal drip; sneezing; never tested for allergies. Advice, please?
Cold or allergies: Cold and allergy symptoms can be similar. Allergies tend to be chronic or recurrent and generally involve sneezing, itchy eyes, clear runny nose and/or nasal congestion. Cold symptoms usually involve less sneezing and itching and more congestion often with thicker or discolored mucous. ...Read more
I have nasal congestion (stuffiness, runny nose, headache) for 3 weeks now. No fever, coughing or body aches. nasal spray or allergy med not working?
Bad sinus infection for three wks despite antibiotic shot. Bright yellow mucus in nose, headache, dizzy, sleepy, facial pain. Sinus brain infection??
Primary care doc: In general it is always a good idea to start with your primary physician - he/she knows your overall health status and can start you on simple treatments for this type of complaint. If these fail then he/she may refer you to an ENT or other specialist. ...Read more
Hi, sinus infection for past week. Nasal irrigation helped, mucus clearer & congestion gone. Now left ear is clogged &left side of throat/ear is sore?
Great: you may want to continue the saline nasal washes, and salt water gargles in addition to pain killers and lots of fluids and rest, if no improvement in a day or so, see your doctor for possible need for Rx medications, good luck ...Read more
ENT prescribed Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 875 BID for 14 days for bad sinus infection. 2 days left throat still swollen, cough and post nasal drip. What could it be?
Been suffering from headache sore neck and ear for about a week. Now have sore throat, nasal congestion, green and bloody mucus. Sinus infect or strep?
URI: Upper Respiratory Tract Infection is what you have, can be due to strep infection or other bug, at any rate you need to see your doctor for Rx medications, meanwhile rest, salt water gargles, pain killers, and good luck ...Read more
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