Sinus Infections

A Convenient Source of Sinus Infections Treatment in the St. Johns, Carson City and Howell, MI, Areas

Sinus infections are quite common for both children and adults, but that doesn’t make them any easier to endure. Also known as sinusitis, a sinus infection is typically uncomfortable and even painful, and it can be caused by bacteria or a virus. Sinusitis will sometimes clear up on its own after a few days, but it’s often a good idea to seek sinus infection treatment from highly qualified medical professionals who can help speed up relief from symptoms and, in some cases, prevent more serious, long-lasting complications.

If you live in St. Johns, Howell or Carson City, Michigan, or maybe just visiting this area, you can feel confident turning to the skilled and experienced medical team at Ouch Urgent Care for sinus infection treatment. We accept walk-in patients of all ages daily, and you can save your spot in line by utilizing our online check-in service. Or consider scheduling a telemedicine visit, which is an especially convenient option for our patients who have transportation issues or face a lengthy drive to reach one of our urgent care clinics. You’ll use a video-enabled phone, tablet, or computer to speak to one of our medical professionals virtually about your sinusitis symptoms and receive prompt treatment.

Sinus Infection Symptoms

Short-term sinusitis is usually part of a cold or another respiratory illness caused by a virus. In some cases, a bacterial infection can be the culprit. Additionally, allergies, nasal polyps, and even tooth infections can lead to sinus pain. This is why it’s important to identify the cause of your sinus infection so you can receive an effective treatment plan that targets the source of your symptoms.

The typical symptoms of a sinus infection include:

  • Facial pain and sometimes headache, dental pain, and earache, caused by sinus inflammation and pressure
  • Thick nasal discharge that is often green or yellow
  • Nasal congestion or “stuffy nose” that can diminish your sense of taste and smell

Sinusitis Treatment

If your sinus infection is caused by bacteria, your treatment plan may include a prescription for antibiotics. In other cases, the best treatment may include allergy or cold medications, decongestants, saline spray, or antihistamines.

At Ouch Urgent Care, we’re dedicated to providing convenient and affordable health care for non-life-threatening conditions—including sinus infection treatment—to the St. Johns, Howell and Carson City communities. We accept many health insurance plans, including Medicaid and Medicare, as well as many forms of payment. Contact us today for more information.

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