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Sinusitis

Question
Posted by: Jon | 2019/05/09

Q.

Six weeks and still unwell

25 March 2019 got really wet cold and chilled doing a job in the rain. Felt a bit sniffily for a few days but otherwise OK from memory. 1 April 2019 went walking to the gym at 5:15 am, was cold and I only had shorts and t shirt on. By 3pm that day felt fatigued and generally flu like sick. The next week or so had a sinus infection, aching sinuses, headaches, earaches. Had Augmentin antibiotics, but it felt like infection moved down into my lungs. For 3 or so weeks woke up with fatigue generally feeling unwell, mild unproductive cough, aching all over but after a bit of exertion would break out into a sweat all over my chest. Regardless of feeling sick and exhausted and aching could only get a few nights sleep each night. 21st April 2019 went back to another doctor who thought I had mycoplasma infection/atypical pneumonia and she gave me antibiotics for such. On morning of 28th April 2019 sweating went away, but still feeling 50% energy and vitalogy, still mild pain in sinus, mild cough, presence on my lung/chest area generally still feeling unwell and unable to do much physical work as of 9 May 2019. Tested for mycoplasma last weekend but results negative. What on earth is wrong with me and will I ever feel well again?

Expert's Reply

A.

Sinusitis Expert
- 2019/05/09

Dealing with this via an email is probably not the best idea. Feather see an ENT, who can scope your nose. You may have developed chronic sinusitis.

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