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Got a cold 1 wk ago. Having constant drainage causing throat congestion and coughing. No fever. Is it sinus infection?

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics

In brief: Possible

If your symptoms of congestion have lasted beyond a week, it usually result in secondary bacterial infection of the sinuses.
For now you can try OTC sinus congestion relief, Vicks vaporub, Claritine or Zyrtec, (cetirizine) but should plan to get examined in a couple of days if still congested. Feel better!

In brief: Possible

If your symptoms of congestion have lasted beyond a week, it usually result in secondary bacterial infection of the sinuses.
For now you can try OTC sinus congestion relief, Vicks vaporub, Claritine or Zyrtec, (cetirizine) but should plan to get examined in a couple of days if still congested. Feel better!
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