with a Sinus Infection

Girl with a Sinus Infection

Common symptoms of sinus infections in children and when to call your doctor.

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This girl has been given antibiotics to treat a serious infection in the sinuses between her eyes. Her symptoms began with a fever, swelling, and pain in the corner of the eye near the nose. This often follows a prolonged period of congestion with cough, often lasting more than 2 weeks. This girl has become considerably better, but she still has some swelling around the eye. If you think your child may have a sinus infection, you should contact the doctor.