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Is there any fever? Is it responding to the augmentin?
It is soft tissue infection of the nose region and should respond to the antibiotics and will revert to normal once the infection settles.
Use ice fomentation and anti-inflammatory drugs for swelling and pain.It should be OK in 7-10 days time.
It is an important feature of the face and it will make the face look funny.
Seems like the painful nodes are painless already- signs of response.Usually 500 three times can be given for adults
Or 1 gm twice.
Swollen nose can alter the appearance.Within 48 - 72 hours you should see improvement.
They are signs of infection and congestion in the region.Any infection anywhere in the body can spread.Chances are very less when on antibiotics.
already the nodes are painless, which means the antibiotics are working.Keep yourself hydrated and take adequate rest.
Yes , if the nose is still tender and looks angry.
The tenderness will come down and general feeling of illness will be less.It is not very common , but not rare.
They should be tried for 3 days at least before a conclusion can be drawn.
Step up the antibiotics or start you on IV antibiotics.
I understand and hope you become alright fast.