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Sinus Infection Virtual Care

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If you are concerned about coronavirus (COVID-19) or experiencing respiratory or flulike symptoms such as fever and/or cough, MUSC recommends you speak to an online virtual care provider. Virtual COVID-19 screenings are free. Just use the code COVID19 when you log in.

Symptoms and Treatment

A sinus infection, or sinusitis, is a common condition that refers to inflammation of the sinuses and nasal passages. Sinusitis can be caused by viruses, allergens, pollutants, bacteria, and fungi.

Signs of a sinus infection include:
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Postnasal drip
  • Pain or pressure around the eyes or cheekbones (sinus pressure)
  • Earache
  • Facial swelling
  • Dizziness
  • Sinus headache
  • Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Bad breath
  • Tooth pain
  • Sensitive teeth

Sinus Infection Treatment

Do you think you need antibiotics for a sinus infection? Connect with a doctor online today to receive a personalized treatment plan and feel better, faster. MUSC Health Virtual Care teams provide treatment for colds and sinus infections starting at the age of 2 years old.

**Note care team includes physicians, nurse practitioner (NP), and Physician Assistants (PA)

Frequently Asked Questions

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. From general information to diagnosis and treatment, learn more about your online doctor visit with MUSC Health.

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