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Sinus rinse

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Up to you: Some of my patients have used a saline sinus rinse daily for years. Make sure your bottle or netti pot are clean, don't forget to use salt, and use i ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Novick
42 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends on why: You are using it.. Some people with severe chronic sinus problems do it once or twice a day.... Others with mild allergies/ sinus problems donut few ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bobak Ghaheri
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus rinse: It's safe to use every day. If you're sick/allergic, then you can use it multiple times/day.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
DIY saline rinse: Check out http://www.aaaai.org/conditions-and-treatments/library/allergy-library/saline-sinus-rinse-recipe.aspx. Includes instructions/directions on h ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hassan Arshad
15 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Just use filtered or boiled water and not tap water. It also helps to use the salt packets. You can also make your own by mixing salt and baking soda.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Piercings: Hello. I am assuming you are speaking of nose piercings and sinus rinses. Sinus rinses clean the nasal pathways and that I turn will help keep the pie ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Daily: Once daily is ok.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Normal: After you insert something in the nose, the body's normal reaction is to try to expel it. That may last for up to an hour afterwards. Make sure you us ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Not exactly sure but: The only reason I can readily come up with, is the fact, that some saline nasal sprays contain a preservative known as benzalkonium chloride. This ch ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Try applying vicks: Vaporub on your nose and cheeks, chew cough drops, sudafed may help. There is no connection between the right and left sinuses. Hope u feel better!

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