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What to do with a sinus infection that has lasted for 3 weeks?

What to do with a sinus infection that has lasted for 3 weeks?

Need Antibiotics: .If you have sinus infection you need to see your doctor to make sure you have sinus infection and if so, you will need to be treated with proper course of antibiotics. You may need to be treated with a longer course or different antibiotics some times as ling as four to six weeks and decongestants to drain the mucus. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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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What to do for my sinus infection?

Supportive care: Unless you've had your sinus infection for > 2 weeks or are having severe symptoms such as fever, antibiotics aren't indicated; just use pain relief and decongestants. ...Read more

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What to do about a sinus infection in my nose?

What to do about a sinus infection in my nose?

It is not in the nos: Sinuses are air filled spaces that surround the nasal cavity, if infection gets in theses cavities than you have sinus infection.I f you have sinus infection you need to see your doctor to make sure you have sinus infection and if so, you will need to be treated with proper course of antibiotics.So consault your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do about chronic sinus infections after root canal/crown. Dentist is dismissive of the problem. 2 years ago i cracked a tooth because of a deep cavity i was unaware of (that parts my responsibility) the tooth was also infected. I had a root canal

I : I would recommend getting an evaluation by a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Their training would enable them to determine if the 2 year history of sinus infections is directly related to your dental health. Obviously I am not in a position to examine you or review xrays of the teeth and sinuses, but 2 years seems a long time to have chronic sinus infections without significant oral findings other than decay. It is normal for the root tips of the upper back teeth to be close to the sinus, in fact, in many cases the roots actually protrude into the sinus. That is why these teeth can sometimes be symptomatic with sinusitis. The oms can give you an opinion as to whether the tooth should be removed or it there are other options for treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do for a sinus infection fast?

What can I do for a sinus infection fast?

Consult your Doctor: Sinuses are air filled spaces that surround the nasal cavity, if infection gets in theses cavities than you have sinus infection.If you have sinus infection you need to see your doctor to make sure you have sinus infection and if so, you will need to be treated with proper course of antibiotics.So consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What do you do for a sinus infection with mucus?

What do you do for a sinus infection with mucus?

Need Antibiotics: Sinuses are air filled spaces that surround the nasal cavity, if infection gets in theses cavities than you have sinus infection.If you have sinus infection you need to see your doctor to make sure you have sinus infection and if so, you will need to be treated with proper course of antibiotics.So consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What should I do for a sinus infection besides going to a doctor?

Xylitol solution: Try inhaling a warm solution of 1/4 tsp xylitol in a pint of water into your nose-not into your lungs. Gargle with the same solution. ...Read more

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I wish to know what can I do for sinus infection?

I wish to know what can I do for sinus infection?

Need Antibiotics: Sinuses are air filled spaces that surround the nasal cavity, if infection gets in theses cavities than you have sinus infection.If you have sinus infection you need to see your doctor to make sure you have sinus infection and if so, you will need to be treated with proper course of antibiotics.So consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do for sinus infection that isn't going away?

What to do for sinus infection that isn't going away?

Need Antibiotics : .If you have sinus infection you need to see your doctor to make sure you have sinus infection and if so, you will need to be treated with proper course of antibiotics. You may need to be treated with a longer course or different antibiotics some times as ling as four to six weeks and decongestants to drain the mucus. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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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


Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Sinusitis (Definition)

Sinusitis is inflammation of the ...Read more