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Can there be a natural alternative to antibiotics to treat sinusitis?

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Dr. Niketu Patel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Time will help.: First, increase hydration. Drink at least 8 glasses of plain water a day. Avoid drying agents, ie antihistamines (claritin, allegra, alcohol, caffeine etc) use a saline rinse kit twice a day. Decongest the nose for 3 days only (choice of afrin, (oxymetazoline) vics, etc) most will be better in 7 days. If symptoms worsen, see a physician.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2013

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