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Sinus worst on taking antibiotics - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can
User :   Hello
Doctor :   I help you?
User :   I went to the dr on tuesday and they said i have a sinus infection
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and put me on antibiotics
User :   but i am starting to feel worse again
User :   and it feels cold when i breath
Doctor :   please provide your Age, Gender, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight
User :   24, female, air force civilian, single, 5'4" 110 lbs
Doctor :   I suggest that you inhale steam at least once every 2-3 hours. Add a few drops of Menthol oil or eucalyptus oil to it.
User :   that will help me breath better?
Doctor :   Yes, it will drain the sinuses and help you get over the symptoms
User :   what is the cold feeling when I breath? the dr just said "oh well that is weird i've never heard that one before."
Doctor :   Also take Tab. Paracetamol 500mg thrice daily for 3 days
Doctor :   To be taken after food
User :   paracetamol?
Doctor :   That happens probably due to excess exposure to cold
Doctor :   Tylenol
User :   ah ok
User :   so just any generic acetamenophin?
Doctor :   You should try to stay warm and wear warm clothes.
Doctor :   Yes
User :   also there was an outbreak of hand foot and mouth at my work
User :   what would the symptoms be if I were to contract it?
Doctor :   Since when were you having this infection?

Doctor :   Do you have any blisters on your
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