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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajnish Jaiswal
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
ENT Surgeon: Hydrodebridement and Sinus irrigation is procedure for tacking people with Chronic Bacterial Sinusitis. It is a specialized procedure that should be ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
Depends....: If your daughter is a week old, probably not. If she's 8 years old, then probably.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terrance Kwiatkowski
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Usually isotonic: Just about every patient will benefit from isotonic solution - my favorite is neilmed brand.
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Saline tonicity: Hello. I usually recommend isotonic irrigations. Hypertonic is useful for drawing secretions into the solution as well as helping to reduce congestion ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Schmidt
37 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
No this is incorrect: Sinus irrigations have not been proven to worsen infection risks (unless you are irrigating with non-distilled potentially contaminated water instead ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Dizzy: One time occurrence should be fine, You probably had inner ear issues with a mild decrease in pressure of your Eustachian tube when blowing your nose ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
More important is: the source of water used. Make sure it's not tap water, and that it's distilled water to reduce contaminants and improve safety. Also, rinse your unit ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Saline irrigation is at low, pressure and into the pharynx. The liklihood of pressurizing the eustachian tubes is very low.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
13 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Should be fine: Most sinus/respiratory symptoms related to mold exposure are due to an allergic type reaction as well as irritating toxins. Using irrigation to clear ... Read More

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