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What medicine can I take for my sinus infection while im pregnant?

What medicine can I take for my sinus infection while im pregnant?

Sinus rinses: Sinus congestion is common in pregnancy (rhinitis of pregnancy). If you are just stuffy with clear drainage, try a sinus rinse and/or saline spray. If you have facial pain, purulent drainage, or severe symptoms see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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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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Please tell me how long do I take medicine for a sinus infection and can I take it along with 24 hour allergy pill?

Please tell me how long do I take medicine for a sinus infection and can I take it along with 24 hour allergy pill?

If you have actual: Sinus infection then you would usually be prescribed antibiotics and would take the complete course of medication. ...Read more

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Can I take cefdinir 300mg and cough medicine together. I have a sinus infection and horrible cough?

Can I take cefdinir 300mg and cough medicine together. I have a sinus infection and horrible cough?

Yes, you can: There are no known drug interactions between these two drugs. If concerned, see your PCP for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and I have a sinus infection and wanted to know what could I take for it?

I'm pregnant and I have a sinus infection and wanted to know what could I take for it?

Call ob/gyn first: Agree that evaluation is needed. However, antibiotics are not generally indicated unless the physician feels the infection is more likely bacterial than viral. Viral is much more common. You might start by calling the ob/gyn to get recommendations for symptoms control (decongestant, antihistamine, etc). Good luck! ...Read more

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What meds can I take for a sinus infection?

What meds can I take for a sinus infection?

Nasal saline spray: Many sinus infections are viral. Over-the-counter medications can make you more comfortable, like anti-inflammatory meds (aspirin, ibuprofen, etc) and decongestants (puedoephedrine). Steam and nasal irrigation can help. If your symptoms worsen or persist for more than 7-10 days, you may need antibiotics for a bacterial infection. ...Read more

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I have had a severe sinus infection going for the last months but now im starting to feel very week. I tried taking medicines for it. What can I do?

I have had a severe sinus infection going for the last months but now im starting to feel very week. I tried taking medicines for it. What can I do?

Jaw size: Sometimes when people have an underdeveloped upper jaw (underbite) this can lead to small sinus openings. If so, then jaw surgery might be an option. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. Al Hegab
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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