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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
No: Headaches are not due to allergy. People are prone to migraine headaches which can be triggered by many triggers such as certain foods , stress and ma ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
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56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Perhaps: Significant nasal congestion can lead to headaches and even trigger migraines (some neurologists would disagree with this link but I have observed thi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Van Stralen
36 years experience Dentistry
A neti pot: Neti pots are available at most pharmacies. Just follow the direction on the packaging.
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Dr. Ronald Koslowski
29 years experience Prosthodontics
Sinus rinse: Niel med makes a sinus rinse kit available at pharmacies and costco. It can really help with sinus congestion and improve nasal breathing. A neti pot ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Sinus infection or inflammation should not cause light headedness. The symptoms associated with sinusitis are 1.) yellow-green nasal discharge, 2.) p ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terrance Kwiatkowski
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Usually isotonic: Just about every patient will benefit from isotonic solution - my favorite is neilmed brand.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Using flonase: When using flonase for rhinitis, you should point outwards and back (like towards the ear on the same side of nostril). Only sniff a minimal amount to ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
Tramadol 50mg: Saline flushes carry very low risk to do harm, and trying to use them to relieve sinus pressure is very common. Tramadol is usually prescribed in t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience Family Medicine
Probably helpful: Might use saline irrigation over drops, although some controversy.My patients have found it useful.Several things contribute to chronic sinus problems ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
May be normal: It may be normal as we do not know exactly what kind of sinus surgery you had.If it persist,follow up with your Doctor/ENT Surgeon
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: but the amount absorbed into your general circulation after IRRIGATION of the sinuses is VERY unlikely to cause hearing diffculties!! Hope this is he ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Allergy testing: Update your allergy testing, avoid triggers such as dust, mold and pollen. An evaluation for polyps by ENT may be helpful.
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