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Pressure/throbbing in roof of mouth and behind the nose. No

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Pressure/throbbing in roof of mouth and behind the nose. No mucus. Difficulty swallowing. Prescribed Doxycycline from
Doctor, one tablet a day on Monday. How long do these take to work? Does this sound like sinusitis?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Started off as a numb patch/head ache last week. Now day 12. I'm really off balance, dizzy. No pain. Just pressure.
Travelled 30+ hours via plane four weeks ago with a cold. Is this related?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

any other medical issues?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No other issues.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Sleeping well at night. Feel fine in the morning for around half an hour and then the pressure starts.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

Sounds sinus related to me for sure

I would have added prednisone to reduce inflammation

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thank you. I'll continue to take the tablets and hope that they work.