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Had dental work done, right sinus/side of nose, painful, frequent sneezing, running nose, increase in post nasal drip. Cure?


I had dental work done yesterday and since then my right sinus/side of my nose is painful, frequent sneezing, running nose and increase in post nasal drip. The Novocaine injection hurt more than usual - wondering if i should be worried as this has not happened to be before and have had Novocaine injected in the front top of my mouth before. Thanks.
Asked On : Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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Cardiologist 's  Response
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

It could be an allergic reaction to the drugs - during or after the procedure...
You have not stated your age, gender, personal habits, family history or co-morbidities
If it does not improve or gets worse, you should see your doctor for evaluation ...
Try antihistamine and simple analgesic in the mean time...

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Sun, 21 Apr 2013
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Allergist and Immunologist Dr. Suman Kumar's  Response
may bedue to local anaesthesia
can be due to antibiotics and pain killers
take fexofenadine 120 mg bd
apply neosporin h eye ointment in nose pu 2 drops of sea water in each nose at night
corse 3 wee
Answered: Sat, 13 Apr 2013
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