A member asked:

I was sick for the last two weeks, sinuses felt packed and i felt drained. now sinuses are ok but i still have this bad throat soreness like a ball in the back of my throat behind my nose. i've tried a neti pot, mucinex, zyrtec and flonase. i don't know w

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Dr. James Weekly answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

A bit more time..: Not sure whether your main complaint was congestion (inability to breathe through the nose) or facial pain/pressure. I's not uncommon for a true sinusitis to take 3 weeks or even more to clear. Saline nasal rinse is always a good choice but if symptoms persist (or worsen) may be time to see your doctor or an ENT.

Answered 5/5/2015



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