Our expert says:
If you do not have fever, yellow or green phlegm, or tenderness over the sinus area, you probably do not need antibiotics. Try using a decongestant nose spray twice a day, and rinse your nose with saline (one can buy at a chemist, or make up yourself with 1 cup of luke warm water and 1/2 teaspoon salt - sniff up and blow out)Taking an antihistamine and an expectorant cough mixture may also help. If you are very congested even after using this, you may need to see a doctor for a prescription for some cortisone tablets for a few days.
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