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Thick yellow sinus discharge?

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Dr. Alan Stein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: Could also be viral

Acute sinusitis is usually viral.
Consider bacterial if it persists more than two weeks.

In brief: Could also be viral

Acute sinusitis is usually viral.
Consider bacterial if it persists more than two weeks.
Dr. Alan Stein
Dr. Alan Stein
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Dr. Michael Silverman
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Sinusitis

Sounds like acute sinusitis.

In brief: Sinusitis

Sounds like acute sinusitis.
Dr. Michael Silverman
Dr. Michael Silverman
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Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine

In brief: Sinusitis

Allergic, viral , bacterial or fungal - color of discharge no help - if fever- probably not allergic -if lasts more than 10 days, not viral - try Mucinex (guaifenesin) and Claritin otc - if not improved - see doc.
By the tenth day - also consider netty pot.

In brief: Sinusitis

Allergic, viral , bacterial or fungal - color of discharge no help - if fever- probably not allergic -if lasts more than 10 days, not viral - try Mucinex (guaifenesin) and Claritin otc - if not improved - see doc.
By the tenth day - also consider netty pot.
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
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