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22 year old with swelling on the head, cold, sore throat. Taking cough syrup. Need more medication?

I noticed that my 22 years son has somewhat of a bit of swelling on the top side of this head, where his soft spot was that protrudes very slighty today, he has been complianing of sinus and cold and sore throat , should we be concerned. What is it that we could do, thus, far he is taken a cold and cough syrup , halls and drinking plently of water. Appetite normal.
Asked On : Mon, 4 Mar 2013
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
Aug 2013
since when does he have these symptoms?
if these symtoms are persisting for more than five days and he develops more symptoms he may be suffering from an infection of sinuses which is called the sinusitis which also explains his protrusion.
Take lots of warm fluids and try steam inhalation
if the symptoms persists then do see an ENT who depending on the severity will assess the further course of treatment.
if his sinuses are giving him regular and recurrent problems then its advisable to go for an extensive evaluation which includes CT PNS and diagnostic nasal endoscopy.
Answered: Tue, 13 Aug 2013
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