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My sinuses has some pressure is that a infection?
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Dr. Joshi Aditi
General Practice
3 doctors agree
In brief: Maybe not
Just because you have pressure in your sinus cavities does not mean an infection is present, over the counter sinus tabs can help releive this pressure or hot water in a bowl with some salt and breathing in the steam will help clear you up.
If you have any green/yellow discharge after several days without relief then infection maybe possible and you should then consult your doctor.

In brief: Maybe not
Just because you have pressure in your sinus cavities does not mean an infection is present, over the counter sinus tabs can help releive this pressure or hot water in a bowl with some salt and breathing in the steam will help clear you up.
If you have any green/yellow discharge after several days without relief then infection maybe possible and you should then consult your doctor.
Dr. Joshi Aditi
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Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Maybe
True bacterial sinus infections develop after 10-14 days of persistently "clogged" sinuses.
If you can open the sinuses with antihistamines, nsaids, steroids, decongestants, saline flushes or osteopathic manipulation, you may be able to relieve the pressure and stave off a bacterial infection.

In brief: Maybe
True bacterial sinus infections develop after 10-14 days of persistently "clogged" sinuses.
If you can open the sinuses with antihistamines, nsaids, steroids, decongestants, saline flushes or osteopathic manipulation, you may be able to relieve the pressure and stave off a bacterial infection.
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Dr. Slade Suchecki
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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possible
But sinus pressure can usually be relieved with otc decongestants.
If the pressure persists for several days without relief, call your doctor..

In brief: Possible
But sinus pressure can usually be relieved with otc decongestants.
If the pressure persists for several days without relief, call your doctor..
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
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