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Ear pain, cold, blocked nose and pain in the head. Gave amoxicillin for sinus infection. Is the swollen face due to ear infection?

I went to the doctor for a cold . I was having an ear ache clogged nose and head pains. He said I had a sinus infection . Gave me a amoxcilian and a decongeston 10mg. I feel better as far as the clogged nose goes. but my eay is killing me and my left side of my face is swollen. my left ete is swollen too is this due to an ear infection? I read it could be. am I gonna die I am scared...
Asked On : Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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Welcome to the forum. You should continue to take the medicines prescribed, if symptoms do not improve consult your treating doctor and take other substitutes of the medications. For ear ache take a nimusulide/ paracetamol combination. It will give you relief. Hope you have an X-ray PNS done, if not get it done.

Avoid eating cold, refrigerated products. Take warm porridge and soups. Hot fomentation can help you feel better.

If still your ears are troubling you. Visit an emergency room, get clinically examined, you may need injections of antibiotics. Take care.
Answered: Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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