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Suffering from sinusitis. How long does it take to regain sense of smell, taste, hearing?

How long does it take to regain your sense of smell, taste and hearing from sinusitis which I've had for two weeks. I've been placed on Amoxicillin, Flonase and Sudafed as well as Robitussin just yesterday. Also, I would like to direct my question to Dr. Chip since I have dealt with him on several occasions around two years ago.
Asked On : Sat, 27 Apr 2013
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thank you for your query.

what your suffering from is the acute sinusitis variety which generally lasts between 3-5 weeks.

but if it lasts for more than 6 weeks then you need to shift your regimen to-

Medical therapy should include both a broad-spectrum antibiotic and a topical intranasal steroid to address the strong inflammatory component of this disease. Antibiotic therapy might need to be continued for 4 to 6 weeks

symptoms generally subside after this period.

thank you,
wishing you good health
Answered: Sun, 23 Jun 2013
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