Treatment will depend on your symptoms, age, and general health. It
will also depend on how severe the condition is.
Treatments for ABRS can
- Antibiotics to kill the infecting
- Pain medicines
- Rinsing the nasal passages with saline
to make them feel better
Researchers don’t know if some of
these treatments work for ABRS.
Your healthcare provider may not
give you antibiotics at first. It is hard to tell if you have a bacterial infection.
other treatments may be recommended. Antibiotics don’t help rhinosinusitis that is
caused by a virus. Healthcare providers don’t like to give antibiotics if they’re
needed. Many people get better without antibiotics.
If your symptoms don’t get better
in several days, you might need antibiotics. If your healthcare provider finds that
have a bacterial infection at your first visit, you might get antibiotics right