A 32-year-old member asked:
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neti pot is used for what?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
To clear passages: To clear thick mucous from nasal passages and sinuses. Effective and complimentary to medication.
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
Dr. Susan Wingo
33 years experience Endocrinology
Clear nasal passages: To clear nasal passages and sinuses. They can rarely cause serious infections, however, so use distilled water rather than tap water, and clean the pot and allow the pot to dry between uses. http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2011/12/19/143960631/second-neti-pot-death-from-amoeba-prompts-tap-water-warning.
Answered on May 22, 2012

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