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Can sinusitis be treated with flagyl?

Can sinusitis be treated with flagyl?

Yes: Depending on the type of organism causing sinusitis. Flagyl, though, is not a first line drug. ...Read more

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Dr. Timothy Wilt
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Metronidazole (Definition)

It's an antibiotic used to treat infections such as bacterial vaginosis or a type of ...Read more


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I've had c diff finished Flagyl 2wks ago. Had acute sinutis & took zpak at same time of flagyl. I have milky white discharge no odor & back pain ?

I've had c diff finished Flagyl 2wks ago. Had acute sinutis & took zpak at same time of flagyl. I have milky white discharge no odor & back pain ?

Vaginal discharge?: Rough few weeks. If that's white vaginal discharge, likely is a candidal (yeast) infection, from the antibiotics; usually thick, cottage cheesy, itchy maybe. Generally treated with antifungals, topically or orally. Call your doc. ...Read more

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How can sinusitis be treated?

Simple to complex: Many sinus infections will resolve on their own. Simply using saline nasal spray and a topical decongestant may be all that is needed. For prolonged symptoms >10 days, you may need a course of antibiotics. For symptoms > 2-3 weeks, you may need antibiotics and steroids. For recurrent infections or chronic infections (symptoms > 3 months), surgery may be indicated. Allergies should be addressed. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of the sphenoid sinusitis?Is it life threatening if it's not treated?

What are the symptoms of the sphenoid sinusitis?Is it life threatening if it's not treated?

Maybe: For a severe case, it may lead to unrelenting headaches that do not respond to anything. Talk to an ENT to see if the sinusitis is "real". Meningitis can be happen from ear infection or any type of sinus infection, always a risk. I am not trying to scare you, just saying, if you have this issue, talk to an expert in person very soon. ...Read more

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I had bilateral sphenoid sinusitis on the right side in january i was treated for 5 days i am still having daily chronic migraines what could this be?

I had bilateral sphenoid sinusitis on the right side in january i was treated for 5 days i am still having daily chronic migraines what could this be?

Migraine: is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. This condition must be professionally managed. There are many good medications for migraine treatment. See orofacial pain or headache specialist for migraine management. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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What happens if sinusitis isn't treated?

What happens if sinusitis isn't treated?

Quality of life: Complications ( brain abscess, vision loss) are possible with untreated sinusitis. Most cases of untreated sinusitis just lead to chronic sinusitis which can reduce a persons quality of life... Facial pain, pressure, discolored nasal discharge, post- nasal drainage... Etc. ...Read more

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How can I get treated for chronic sinusitis?

Complicated: Treatment for chronic sinusitis starts with maximum medical therapy. That is different for different doctors, but generally speaking, treatment with 3 to 4 weeks or antibiotics along with daily saline spray and steroid spray for 4 weeks, and poss. Decongestants, antihistamines as needed. If you fail maximum medical therapy, then a ct scan is indicated and possible sinus surgery based on results. ...Read more

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Can viral sinusitis cause bad odor through the nose? If so, how is it treated? Many thanks.

Can viral sinusitis cause bad odor through the nose? If so, how is it treated? Many thanks.

Inflammation: changes a lot of things in the nose. This can set up / predispose to bacteria that are normally around there being able to grow more and cause infection needing antibiotics. A few other posibilities but this is quite common. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
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Sinusitis (Definition)

Sinusitis is inflammation of the ...Read more