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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata answered:

4 weeks of symptoms . Should I get an antibiotic ? I have no fever ! Persistent sinus pressure, ear pain, yellow thick nasal discharge, sore throat.

See your doctor

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Your symptoms of sinusitis with yellow discharge, and sore throat means you need to see your doctor, before this goes any further. S/he can prescribe or advise you better after a physical exam whether antibiotics are warranted or not. Most importantly, you want relief from the sinus pressure from all the mucus draining.
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Dr. Robert Devin answered:

Constant sinus drainage in throat make glands hurt or is it an infection?

Sinus drainage

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Sinus react to stimulus that cause the lining to release fluids in the attempt to clear them out. Concurrently throat pain indicates a wider area of stimulus to the body by an allergy, cold or virus. This needs evaluation by a MD
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Dr. David Martin answered:

Can sinus drainage cause throat numbness?

Postnasal drip

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Postnasal drip, or mucous draining down from your sinuses, will not cause numbness unless perhaps you used a nasal spray that has some numbing medicine in it.
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Dr. Martin Raff answered:

What med is best to take for sinus drainage and raw/sore throat?

Saline rinses

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You might try using a Neti-pot for saline irrigations combined with a decongestant.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered:

is a constant sore throat & drainage a chronis sinus infection ?

Usually not

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It may be due to anything from acid refluxing from your stomach while you sleep to allergies to an early, easy-to-treat throat cancer. A physician office visit is indicated if it lasts two weeks or more. I'm glad you're taking a pro-active approach to your health and I wish you luck.
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I have drainage down the back of my throat, is it allergies or sinus?

Either...or both

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Not enough information to make a diagnosis but I suspect some friends and relatives are trying. Here's a clue: allergic noses itch & sneeze while coughing is a sign of sinusitis. Watery runny nose? Think allergy. Thick goopy stuff? Sinusitis. Allergic rhinitis predisposes to sinusitis. Time to see your doctor?
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Dr. John A. Weeks answered:

What are some good remedies for a sore throat caused by sinus drainage?

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depending on the cause of the sinus drainage: allergy, infection, etc. If allergy: try antihistamines like Claritin, Zyrtec, etc which are OTC, nasal salt water rinses, and get a prescription steroid nasal spray from your doctor if that doesn't help. throat sprays and gargles can help temporarily. good luck!
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Can sinus drainage from allergies cause sore throat and difficulty swallowing?

No

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Your symptoms are not due to "sinus drainage." An infection in the nose or back of the nose and sinuses can cause the feeling of "sinus drainage".
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I have sinus drainage, sore throat, & cough but no fever. What can I take for relief?

See your doctor

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If your symptoms have been this persistent, you need to see your doctor. He/she will listen to you, do an examination, and possibly run some tests to see what's wrong.
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Dr. Linda D. Green answered:

Back from Jamaica w/sore throat, sinus cong, drainage, and dry cough -7 days now. Cold?

Could be

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It could be a cold or a sinus infection. See a doctor for appropriate diagnosis and treatment.
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