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What to take for sinus pain

A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Decongest sinuses: Sinus pain often results from sinus openings being swollen shut by inflammation; decongestants (not antihistamines) can shrink those swollen membranes ... Read More
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Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
Breathe steam: Brew a cup of tea, park your nose over your cup, and snort up the steam. Agree with dr ml. Also prescription nasal steroid spray may help. Hope you fe ... Read More
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Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Nasal irrigation: Nasal irrigation is safe and effective. 1/4 - 1/2 tsp pure sodium chloride (no additives) and 1/4 - 1/2 tsp baking soda (not baking powder) to 8 oz of ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
More info needed..: Did the pain in your sinus start immediately after the extraction? How is the wound healing? Do you have sinus issues? The sinus pain may or may not b ... Read More
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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
38 years experience Dentistry
See oral surgeon: Was the tooth that was removed an upper tooth? The roots of upper teeth may have close approximation with the sinus. Have an oral surgeon evaluate t ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Not uncommon: The roots of the upper back teeth are always in close approximation to the maxillary sinus. Dry sockets rarely happen after extraction of upper teeth ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not necessarily: Cold tablet usually contains a decongestant when antihistamine does not. Since oral antihistamine does not decongest the nose , whether you have aller ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: It should not present a problem.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mike Yang
Dr. Mike Yang answered
4 years experience Family Medicine
Clogged sinuses: you have various sinuses around the face. There are the maxillary sinuses around the nose which may be getting clogged causing the facial pain. You ma ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
37 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sinus is only mild: Headache pain from sinus obstruction can be associated with acute sinusitis +/- allergic nasal inflammation that worsens with barometric pressure from ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sinus congestion: You need to be checked for allergies as these can cause you to have recurrent ear and sinus issues. Meanwhile, start taking a decongestant such as Pse ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Esophageal spasm : This can be esophageal spasm. You position good have you see a gastroenterologist. You can check this and other possible causes like gallbladder, othe ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Sinusitis: Sounds like you have some fluid in your sinuses and it's inflamed. Now we need to figure out if it's viral, bacterial, allergic or rarely fungal.
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