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DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician
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Experience:  Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.
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I am sitting from sinusitis although i can breathe, Loss of

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I am sitting from sinusitis although i can breathe
JA: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?
Customer: Loss of appetite head ache body weekness
JA: Is the headache episodic or daily? And what about nausea?
Customer: Its been for two weeks. On prednasone and antibiotics. Have tried everything on nassl sprsys allergy medication
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have lymphedema in my left leg
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 months ago.

Welcome to just answer. I am here to answer questions for education and information. I will respond shortly with an answer, or a question for you

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 months ago.


I understand the situation, your sinus infection is not clearing up despite treatment apparently.

What is your question for us exactly?

Also, have you had a CT scan of the sinuses/

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I have not suitable for surgery.
I just do t know what to do for relief.
I wish there was a pill to take for the head ache. Like I said I am not congested just pain and pressure
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 months ago.

What does the CT scan show?

We can not offer treatment here.

What antibiotic did you have?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
It shjows the I have a deviated septum.
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 months ago.


So technically you are a candidate for surgery.

The first think I suggest is a consult for an ear nose and throat specialist, and if that has been done, a second opinion.

Also: zithromax is no longer an appropriate antibiotic for sinusitis that is bacterial. There is too much resistence to the strep bacteria, which is one of the bacterial that can affect it.

Augmentin is the antibiotic of choice, and if penicillan allergic, and antibiotic such as doxycicline.

Finally, your doctors need to make sure this is infection, and not another process such as allergy, or autoimmune disease.

OK, let me know if you have further questions.

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Thank you
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 months ago.

You are welcome anytime.

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