A 39-year-old male asked:
i have a cold for the past couple of days . the congestion in my sinuses is a lot and flowing. how do i get congestion down?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Saline irrigation: You could consider using a nasal saline spray or you can irrigate with saline using something like the netti-pot. You may also want to drink a lot of clear fluids to loosen up the secretions.
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Last updated Jan 15, 2015
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