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Sinusitis Treatment Overview

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Care Plan


First steps to consider

  • Most cases of sinusitis can be treated at home.
  • OTC pain relievers, nasal sprays, fever reducers, and nasal decongestants can help relieve discomfort, fever, and congestion.

When you may need a provider

  • Symptoms last for more than 7–10 days
  • You have signs of a bacterial sinus infection, like fever and intense pain.

Emergency Care

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Go to the ER of call 911 if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Vision changes
  • Changes in mental status (confusion or delirium)
  • Fever that’s not going down with acetaminophen or ibuprofen
  • Swelling or change in appearance of your eyes or face

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