July, 2019

When to Seek Treatment for Congestion

Monday, July 15th, 2019

A summer cold can quickly turn ugly if it is prolonged. Although most congestion clears up on its own, there are some symptoms that could mean it is time to see a doctor for treatment. Whether you have sinus congestion or chest congestion, you should seek treatment if your symptoms last longer than 10 days. Here are some other reasons you should seek treatment for congestion.

For Sinus Congestion

Nasal congestion is usually a sign of a common cold or flu. Yet when symptoms become prolonged, they can lead to sinus infection and other complications that need treatment from a doctor to improve. If your symptoms are accompanied by a high fever, you should seek treatment right away as fever is a clear sign of infection and you may need antibiotics. 

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