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A 35-year-old member asked:

I have a cold and really bad sinus congestion. do you have any tips for otc treatments?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Perhaps: Decongestants, nasal irrigation, netti pot, keep well hydrated. If, however, you develop nasal discharge which looks like pus, facial pain and swelling, toothache, fever, eye swelling, etc. Please see your doctor asap.
Dr. John Weeks
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Some proven remedies: There is an excellent review of what works and what doesn't for both children and adults at: http://www.Aafp.Org/afp/2012/0715/p153.Html?Printable=afp.

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