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Sinusitis Treated Flagyl
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 ?
My 19 yr old was put on 30mg prednisone for sinusitis . She is also on metronidazole for bac.vaginitis.she stopped taking prednisone after3days due to heart palpitations but stil on metronidazole . She has ache in pelvic and her urine was dark once!
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer