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Sinus infection for a week.Zpack for 5 days+home self care.Classic sinus syptoms+plugged ringing ears&dull pain in back of head.Getting worse.Now what?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Sinusitis

Often, antibiotics are unnecessary in managing sinus infection.
Treatment should be accompanied by nasal irrigation with saline (neti-pot), decongestants (pseudoephedrine or oxymetozaline nasal spray), possibly nasal steroids and pain control with nsaids. If these measures do not help, see an ENT doctor. Good luck.

In brief: Sinusitis

Often, antibiotics are unnecessary in managing sinus infection.
Treatment should be accompanied by nasal irrigation with saline (neti-pot), decongestants (pseudoephedrine or oxymetozaline nasal spray), possibly nasal steroids and pain control with nsaids. If these measures do not help, see an ENT doctor. Good luck.
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