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I have a sinus infection i started augmentin wedsnday and my eyelid is still a lil swollen when will the swelling go down please help?

I have a sinus infection i started augmentin wedsnday and my eyelid is still a lil swollen when will the swelling go down please help?

Probably.: If your eyelid continues to swell, especially if the eye becomes red you would need to be re-evaluated to rule out an orbital cellulitis. There are bacteria that can be resistant to Augmentin and if the condition continues to progress the antibiotic may need to be switched. Worst case scenario is an orbital cellulitis requiring intravenous antibiotics. ...Read more

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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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Left eyelid twitches and feels swollen underneath eye but isn't. Sinus issues. Eye dr said eyes are perfect. No sinus infection. Should I be worried?

Left eyelid twitches and feels swollen underneath eye but isn't. Sinus issues. Eye dr said eyes are perfect.  No sinus infection. Should I be worried?

Myokymia: Random twitching of an eyelid, which is benign, is called myokymia (an involuntary, spontaneous, quivering of a few muscle cell bundles within a muscle). Ocular myokymia, is quite common and self-limited, it can last a few minutes to a few days. It can be caused by stress, dry eyes, fatigue, caffeine, and lack of sleep. Reduce intake of alcohol/tobacco/caffeine, get rest, reduce stress, tx eyes. ...Read more

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Treating Sinusitis (Checklist)

Seek healthcare professional if symptoms persist or worsen
Daily
Use nasal saline spray or Neti Pot to help rinse sinuses
Once
Use antihistamine such as Benadryl, Claritin, Zyrtec, or Allegra
Daily
Try a long, warm shower or a humidifier
Daily
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Can a sinus infection make ur eyelid swell if so how long does it take for swelling to go down?

Can a sinus infection make ur eyelid swell if so how long does it take for swelling to go down?

Swollen eyelid in : Presence of sinus infection strongly suggests see a doc right away. Sinus infxn may have spread to soft tissues around the eye (periorbital cellulitis) which needs immediate attention & treatment. ...Read more

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Treating Sinusitis (Checklist)

Take all of your antibiotic, even if you're feeling better
once
Avoid smoking, or exposure to smoke
once
Use a room humidifier and keep it clean!
once
Know there are no activity restrictions—do what you feel able to do
once
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Bottom Lip has been swollen for 30 hrs for no reason I'm getting a sinus infection but idk if its related? I do have a knot under skin on chin?

Bottom Lip has been swollen for 30 hrs for no reason I'm getting a sinus infection but idk if its related? I do have a knot under skin on chin?

Lip: The lip usually swells in response to something be it allergic or infection. Sometimes people bite their lip in their sleep for example. You should get it checked out to see what it is. ...Read more

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Think I have a sinus infection. My right actual eyeball is starting to look swollen and bigger then the other. Can it be from sinus infection?

Think I have a sinus infection. My right actual  eyeball is starting to look swollen and bigger then the other. Can it be from sinus infection?

Possible; concerning: The usual sinus infection should not cause your eye to protrude out/make it swollen, unless abscess forming and pushing up thus pushing the eyeball forward. Because of much inflammation, some swelling/edema of the lid is common. Since your description is quite concerning due to eye involvement, i recommend seeing doc asap for eval and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Treating Sinusitis (Checklist)

Drink Green Tea
every 4 hours
Humming sounds like "oooommm'
hourly, while awake
Drink Water with lime/lemon and honey
3x day
Pulsatile Nasal/Sinus Irrigation
in the morning
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Had a sinus infection. Was given a Zpak, didn't work. Given Augmented Amoxicillin, that worked. Now cervical & auxilery nodes are swollen. Any ideas?

Had a sinus infection. Was given a Zpak, didn't work. Given Augmented Amoxicillin, that worked. Now cervical & auxilery nodes are swollen. Any ideas?

Axillary nodes: are not typically enlarged due to sinus infections. Another cause should be considered. Your primary care healthcare practitioner should be able to help you sort it out. ...Read more

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)

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