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Can a sinusitis be uncured after 10 days of treatment with antibiotics?

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Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine
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In brief: Often

In many cases, if it is bacterial, and the correct antibiotic is used.
Sometimes a culture needs to be obtained for hard to treat bacterial infections. Viral infections won't respond to antibiotics as viruses are not killed by antibiotics!

In brief: Often

In many cases, if it is bacterial, and the correct antibiotic is used.
Sometimes a culture needs to be obtained for hard to treat bacterial infections. Viral infections won't respond to antibiotics as viruses are not killed by antibiotics!
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Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery

In brief: Yes

Sometimes a second course of antibiotics are necessary.

In brief: Yes

Sometimes a second course of antibiotics are necessary.
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