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I have sinus pain, headache and the pain in my head neck face ear canals

I went to an urgent care ctr yesterday becse of headache and sinus the pain in my head neck face ear canals and throat are very very an 8.5 on the 1-10 scale. Acetaminophen and sudafed arent helpin. I was also given a z pack. Could this be a sign of something more serious? Thank you
Asked On : Tue, 25 Jan 2011
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You are having acute sinusitis, you need to start on good antibiotics z-pack (azithromycin) might not be of much help. You need to change the medications, try taking anti-inflammatory (such as Ibuprofen/Diclofenac), saline nasal drops, steam inhalation, povidone iodine throat gargles 3-4times/day after food, drink plenty of warm water and take antibiotics as per your doctors orders. I do not think so it is something very serious, if possible get a X-ray of paranasal sinuses done to rule out sinusitis.

Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Tue, 25 Jan 2011
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