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Not sure if I have a sinus infection or not. Or something

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Hello, not sure if I have a sinus infection or not. Or something else. Thick yellowish green mucus, very bad taste and smell. What might this be. I did the z pack and it helped some. This has been going on for almost 3 weeks.
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Do you have nasal obstruction, facial pain/pressure/fullness, or both?

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Doctor: khagihara, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Any medical problems?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
No. Just stuffy until I do a rinse.
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
No medical problems, I'm allergic to anything in the cyllin family.
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Some pressure.
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Are you still there Doc?
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I have not received you answer regarding my symptoms.
Doctor: khagihara, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Most likely it is sinus infection. Z pack should not be used because of high rates of resistance of the bacteria (S. pneumoniae). You should take Amoxicillin-clavulanate (500 mg/125 mg orally three times daily or 875 mg/125 mg orally twice daily). If you are allergic to penicillin, you should use Doxycycline (100 mg orally twice daily or 200 mg orally daily) or a respiratory fluoroquinolone (levofloxacin 500 mg orally or moxifloxacin 400 mg orally once daily).

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thank you.
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You are welcome. Please rate my answer. Thank you.

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