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Sinus infection, lung infection after using antivenom against snakebite. What can help now?

I was bitten by a rattlesnake 2 years ago, almost died, had antivenom ... Have had lung , sinus infections and caught everything coming and going ever since... I was given much antibiotics by doctors.... Caused more problems.. had adverse reactions to them... Now..Most recently.. got sick again.. seemed like I was getting better.. Now some yellow still in sinuses, Coughing up yellow phlegm from deep in lungs, metallic taste in mouth, shortness of breath, been 2 weeks.. now broke out in hives last night too... what s going on here?
Asked On : Thu, 17 May 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.
This symptoms may not be related to your past history of snakebite or anti venom.
The frequent infection is due to sinus infections, or allergy.
Hives are suggestive of an allergic etiology.
Investigations like complete blood picture, sedimentation rate, serum immunoglobulin levels, x ray chest and para nasal sinuses, and CT scan of sinuses will locate the problem.
Therefore I suggest you an ENT specialist for further examination and investigations.
Hope I have answered your query.
Answered: Tue, 29 Oct 2013
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