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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i came down with a sinus infection and started having palpitations all the time, will the palpitations go away???
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   from how many days are you suffering from sinus infection ?
User :   i had the sinus infection for nearly a month now
Doctor :   palpitation s from when ?
User :   i had all test ran on my heart and they came back normal
User :   palpitations for about a week and a half
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender ?
User :   26 female
Doctor :   what did the doctor say the cause for the palpitations after subjecting you to the tests ?
User :   that they were just normal but i idnt feel them til last saturday i got light headed and felt like i was gonna pass out, i went to the hospital had test ran and found out it was a sinus infection
User :   i have had an echo, holter moniter, icq test and so on, all normal
Doctor :   were you on any medications for the sinus infection prior to the onset of the palpitation ?
User :   nope
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the sinus infection sometimes can cause palpitation
User :   do they go away
Doctor :   with the clearing off the sinus infection the palpation also should go away
User :   i have almost finished my antibiotics amoxicillin 975 and i still feel them plus i still have some sinus pressure, what should i do
User :   i mean amoxicillin 875
Doctor :   it take some time for the sinus infection to clear
Doctor :   you have just completed the course of antibiotics but the sinus needs some time to settle
Doctor :   you have been advised to take steam inhalation i suppose
User :   so what should i do???
User :   nope
Doctor :   first and foremost
Doctor :   after completing the course of antibiotics
Doctor :   confirm with your doctor the sinus infection is cleared
Doctor :   if not cleared you may have to continue the antibiotics
Doctor :   if cleared take steam inhalation
Doctor :   to help settle the sinus quickly
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