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Are there any treatments to help with the discomfort of sinusitis? I have tried nasal spray with no help.

Are there any treatments to help with the discomfort of sinusitis? I have tried nasal spray with no help.

Nasal wash?: A proper treatment of the cause of sinusitis is needed. If bacterial, you may need an antibiotic. If due to allergy, treat allergy. Sinus lavage with saline solution may be helpful. Please talk to your pharmacist. ...Read more

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Dr. John McClay
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Nasal Spray (Definition)

Use of nasal sprays or "drying agents includes using any medication to ...Read more


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I had breathing problem frm 4 days I consulted a doc n told sinusitis gavmox capsules 500mg twice a day and flomist nasal spray I am feeling the same?

I had breathing problem frm 4 days I consulted a doc n told sinusitis gavmox capsules 500mg twice a day and flomist nasal spray I am feeling the same?

Bronchospasm?: Sinus infections can cause bronchospasm which can give you shortness of breath. This can be easily treated with bronchodilator and possibly steroid inhalers so see your doctor for further eval and treatment. If your breathing problems worsen, go to the nearest ER. ...Read more

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I use an nasal spray 3-4 times for 5 days because I had stuffy nose caused by sinusitis. Now it's like I have "ciggarette addiction"? How to stop this

I use an nasal spray 3-4 times for 5 days because I had stuffy nose caused by sinusitis. Now it's like I have "ciggarette addiction"? How to stop this

Rebound congestion: Over the counter nasal decongestant sprays (Rhinocort Aq being an exception) can cause troubling rebound congestion and should only be used sparingly for a very short period of time. Recovery involves complete discontinuation of the spray, and waiting for the tissues of the nose to return to normal. Hopefully one of our ENT doctors will chime in if there are prescriptions available to help! ...Read more

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Can I use xlear nasal spray whilst I am using beconase steroid nasal spray . Am suffering chronic sinusitis due to concha bullosa :(?

Can I use xlear nasal spray whilst I am using beconase steroid nasal spray . Am suffering chronic sinusitis due to concha bullosa :(?

Yes: Beconase (beclomethasone) is an intranasal steroid to suppress the inflammation in your nose and the xlear is likely a decongestant. Are you seeing an ent? If not, you might want to get those concha bullosas removed or at least consider balloon angioplasty. I would also recommend increasing the Beconase (beclomethasone) to 2 sprays to each nostril twice daily for 2 weeks. ...Read more

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I am on a fluticasone steroid nasal spray for allergy and sinusitis prevention. If I have a cold should I keep taking it or should I temporarily stop?

I am on a fluticasone steroid nasal spray for allergy and sinusitis prevention. If I have a cold should I keep taking it or should I temporarily stop?

Keep taking: Keep taking your allergy medicines throughout cold. You could even increase the dose of your nasal spray, max dose 2 sprays in each nostril twice a sat during illness ...Read more

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Does FURAMIST AZ nasal spray and Allegra M is recomended for fungal sinusitus?

Does FURAMIST AZ nasal spray and Allegra M is recomended for fungal sinusitus?

Furamist AZ: Nasal steroid like Furamist may work but Allegra does not. If you have allergic fungal sinusitis, you really need to consult both a B/C allergist and an ENT who need to work together on treating you. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Sinusitis (Definition)

Sinusitis is inflammation of the ...Read more