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What can I do to fight a sinus infection ?
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Dr. Steven Bowers
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Depends
Sometimes "sinus infection" is actually just the common cold, which is managed symptomatically with decongestants and analgesics.
A true sinus infection is diagnosed by having sinus tenderness/pain and purulent nasal discharge of ten days duration. This is often treated with antibiotics in addition to symptomatic care.

In brief: Depends
Sometimes "sinus infection" is actually just the common cold, which is managed symptomatically with decongestants and analgesics.
A true sinus infection is diagnosed by having sinus tenderness/pain and purulent nasal discharge of ten days duration. This is often treated with antibiotics in addition to symptomatic care.
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