Sinus Infection

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About Sinus Infection

Sinus infection, or sinusitis, is an inflammation of the lining of your sinuses. It can cause congestion, runny nose, facial pain and fever. Most cases are caused by a virus and resolve on their own, but a small number of cases require antibiotics.

Getting help

What we can do
  • Help diagnose viral vs. bacterial sinusitis and treat with antibiotics if indicated
  • Recommend management options
We may ask you to
  • Take your temperature
  • Hop on video so we can assess your state
  • Follow-up with an in-person medical assessment if your symptoms seem more severe
What we cannot do
  • Assess you properly if you are a diabetic, pregnant or have a complex medical history and thus may ask you to be seen in person assessment

What is Akira?

Akira is a mobile app that gives you instant access to a team of Canadian medical professionals experienced in digital healthcare.

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Get help with many common issues without leaving home or work

  • Cold & Flu
  • UTIs
  • Sexual Health
  • Family Planning
  • Mental Health
  • Skin Issues
  • Acid Reflux
  • Travel Medicine
  • Prescriptions
  • Sinus
  • Eye Conditions
  • Stomach Flu
  • Cold & Flu
  • UTIs
  • Sexual Health
  • Family Planning
  • Mental Health
  • Skin Issues
  • Acid Reflex
  • Travel Medicine
  • Medication Renewals
  • Sinus
  • Eye Issues
  • Stomach Flu

Meet your care team

We've got you covered with a growing team of over 20 healthcare professionals

Pamela is a family physician based in Toronto. She completed her residency training at the University of Toronto and has a special interest in acute ambulatory care and women's health.

Pamela is available for consultation in Korean.

Dr. Pamela An

Nhon is a Nurse Practitioner who completed her studies at the University of Ottawa. She has an interest in primary health care as well as women's health, specifically obstetrics.

Nhon is available for consultation in Vietnamese.

Nhon Bogue, NP
Katrina McCarrel, RPN

Kathryn is a Nurse Practitioner who completed her M.Sc and NP training at McMaster University. Her knowledge base is well rounded in primary health care but has a special interest in well women and infant care.

Kathryn Sharman, NP
Jennifer Skuce, RPN

April is a Nurse Practitioner who did her studies at the University of British Columbia. She has an interest in primary health care, specifically women's health. She also enjoys providing care to remote and rural communities.

April Stewart, NP

Heather is a Nurse Practitioner and alumnus of the University of Waterloo (BSc), University of Toronto (BScN) and University of Alberta (MN). She is interested in preventative medicine, women's health and mental health.

Heather Wesselo, NP
Chris Yu, RN

Camille is an Akira Care Coordinator and has completed her Masters in Education at Queen's University. She is interested in knowledge translation, accessibility, and cultural competency in healthcare.

Camille Di Iulio
Care Coordinator