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Posted by: Samantha | 2010/07/06

Sinus is becoming unbearable

Hi Doc
Every evening I have a constant headache, if i massage my temples and my inner eye sockets closer to my nose I get a bit of short relief. My cheek bones are permanenty sore and painfuI. I am having to constantly swallow or blink my eyes to clear my ears which seems to make the sound of fluid, although there is no fluid visible in my ears. I have been given antibiotic which help for a short period and all the above symptoms return. I am now using Beclate nasal spray every day, but this does not seem to be helping me either. Please Advise.
Thank you.

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Your symptoms fit in with chronic sinusitis. Antibiotic and intranasal corticosteroids like Beclate is the mainstay of treatment. If this has been given optimally and symptoms persist or return then a CT scan of the sinuses is indicated. This will show any structural problems which might need surgical management to alleviate symptoms

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Posted by: Sinus Expert | 2010/07/08

Your symptoms fit in with chronic sinusitis. Antibiotic and intranasal corticosteroids like Beclate is the mainstay of treatment. If this has been given optimally and symptoms persist or return then a CT scan of the sinuses is indicated. This will show any structural problems which might need surgical management to alleviate symptoms

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