Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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  • I started treatment for sinusitis, and this is a follow-up visit.
  • I’m being treated for sinusitis, but I still have symptoms.
  • I’ve been treated for many weeks, but my sinusitis isn’t better.

I started treatment for sinusitis, and this is a follow-up visit.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson, MD on July 14, 2017

  1. How long does sinusitis usually last?
  2. How can I prevent this from happening again?
  3. What symptoms should I come back and talk to you about?
  4. Do I need any other treatment?

I’m being treated for sinusitis, but I still have symptoms.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson, MD on July 14, 2017

  1. Is this just sinusitis or is something else going on?
  2. Should I change medications or add others?
  3. Should I rinse my nose with salt water? How?
  4. What else can I do to relieve my symptoms?

I’ve been treated for many weeks, but my sinusitis isn’t better.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson, MD on July 14, 2017

  1. Are there complications from being sick for so long?
  2. Do I need any tests?
  3. What are my treatment options?
  4. Should I see a specialist?