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What can I do about a sinus infection? about a week...no…

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What can I do...

What can I do about a sinus infection?

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this? Are you having any breathing problems?

About a week...no problems breathing just a nagging cough (and wife)...

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

That's about it..

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Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 1 month ago
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Hello and welcome to JA. Dr Saleem here. Will be answering you shortly

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Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 1 month ago

Sorry to hear about that. So what other symptoms you have got besides the cough ?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Hacking up yellowish mucus..
Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 1 month ago

Any fevers at all ?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
No..
Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 1 month ago

Would like you to take steam as it helps with the congestion and helps moistening the airways . Take Sudafed with this . You may take Robitussin for cough.

If its yellowish then it usually shows bacterial infection and requires a course of antibiotic like co-amoxiclav, azithromycin or levofloxacin . This shall require a note from your doctor though .

I hope you feel better soon.

Let me know if you have any further queries.

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Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 1 month ago

Go for Robitussin Chest congestion that contains guaifenesin which is an expectorant . It should help.

Let me know if you have any more queries.

Please reward credit for the consult by clicking 5 stars in rating corner of your page if you are satisfied.

Stay blessed.

Regards.

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Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 1 month ago

Hello,

I hope you are great.

Please do remember to reward credit for the consult by clicking 5 stars in rating corner of your page . Grateful for your time.

Stay blessed.

Regards.

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