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Suggest treatment for acute sinus infection

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Hi my 16 year old son nose is blocked .he is having headache ,pain on eyebrow and cheeks His board exams r going on .i dont want medicine which cause sleepiness Please help me and suggest some medicine Thank u
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Answered by Dr. Satvinder Bakshi 30 minutes later
Brief Answer: please meet your doctor Detailed Answer: Hello. From your complaints it looks like that your son is having a acute sinus infection and this is causing the pain and nose block. He will need antibiotics for the infection and should meet your doctor for the prescription. For the time being you can ask him to take tablet paracetamol 500 mg two to three times a day for the pain. Also ask him to take steam inhalation 2 to 3 times a day and oxymetazoline drops two drops four times a day which will reduce the block. This is a short term solution and antibiotics will be required. So please meet your doctor. Thanks
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