Aa
A
A
Close
1179627 tn?1263940193
SORE THROAT & EAR-ACHE
So, I think I am fighting a sinus infection. Or so the doctor said. I'm not sure what it is. I have a slightly red, irritated throat (no pain, however), dry coughing, swollen lymph nodes (not painful either), inflamed nostrils (cannot blow out anything), and very mild ear aches. This has been going on for the past 6 or 7 days. What is it? Strep? I'm taking antibiotics, but my current one is causing me nausea. Please, help!
Cancel
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
Hi,
      Yes, it is common to have ear aches and nasal congestion with sinusitis. Sinusitis is usually bacterial infection and treatment is mainly with antibiotics, decongestants, nasal sprays, humidifiers, expectorants etc. Nausea is a common side effect to use of antibiotics, but subsides with further use.  Culture of discharge can determine the organism causing this infection and assistance in choice of antibiotics for this. Best.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
1179627 tn?1263940193
Thank you so much!
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Do you know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Answer
Post Answer
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Allergy Community Resources