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What is the best way to clear your sinuses?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Sinuses: Decongestants (like otc sudafed) can shrink swollen sinus passages to let them drain & relive pressure. Saline nasal spray can flush germs out of passages. Sinus irrigation with sterile (boiled or distilled) water with salt in it can also help [neti pot]. Avoid antihistamines as they dry up congestion where it is.

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