Wilderness: Sinus Squeeze (cont.)
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Sinus Squeeze Treatment
The following guidelines are suggested in treating sinus squeeze:
Oral antibiotics are usually recommended only if sinus pressure persists or if thick, infected discharge from the ear, nose, or mouth develops. If a patient uses antibiotics and needs to be exposed to sunlight, the person should use sunscreen (15 SPF or higher) because the antibiotics may make the skin sensitive to sunlight.
When to Seek Medical Care
Medically reviewed by Martin E. Zipser, MD; American Board of Surgery
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/26/2015
Scott D. Fell, DO, FAAEM
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