No. Sinus infections can be treated effectively without antibiotics. if you strictly adhere to the Sinus Survival program which utilizes a proven all-natural solution without the side effects. Sinus Survival followers report feeling better in days, not weeks. Also, with a natural solution, you will not disturb the balance of your gastrointestinal tract. To address bacterial, viral and fungal infections we recommended: Allimed (known as physician strength), take 2 with meals 3x a day for 1o days. Also AlliUltra, which is a lower dosage, can be used effectively, especially with a cold. AlliUltra has been shown to shorten the duration of a cold to 1.5 days versus the average cold which can last for over a week.