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I have a problem with my nose, its been over two weeks

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hello, i have a problem with my nose, its been over two weeks now since i have got a cold but not just an ordinary cold, my mucus has got a really bad smell.
it started with a pain on the right side of my nose, i had fever and also headache but that lasted for like a week and although the pain and headache are gone but the cold is the there and my mucus still smell bad( also my mucus has a very different color to the usual one). whats the problem please. thanks
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.
This is Dr. Davidyou could have a bacterial sinus infection which needs a course of antibiotics to treat.do you have a GP doctor you can see who can give you a course of antibiotics such as amoxicillin or augmentin or azithromycin which can help clear up this bacterial infection?

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