This is what the inflammation of sinus infection looks like in a false-color X-ray. It hurts even more in real life.
April 1, 2015 The nation's ear, nose and throat doctors want people to diagnose sinus infections themselves in an effort to reduce overuse of antibiotics. They're telling you how.
Colds can easily turn into sinus infections in children.
June 24, 2013 It's hard to know when to treat a child's sinus infections with antibiotics. Revised guidelines say it's OK to wait for 13 days to see if the infection goes away on its own. The pediatricians also say children shouldn't get X-rays to diagnose sinus infections after colds.
Go ahead and blow, but resist the antibiotics for a typical sinus infection.
February 14, 2012 People who got an antibiotic to treat common sinus infections didn't have milder symptoms or see those symptoms go away faster than those who got a placebo. Treat the symptoms with decongestants and other remedies, but avoid the antibiotics, researchers say.
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