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I have a very bad sinus infection and I am trying to find a quick natural cure? Should i drink salt water? Any suggestions?

I have a very bad sinus infection and I am trying to find a quick natural cure? Should i drink salt water? Any suggestions?

Wash, don't drink: Washing your nose with salt solution is a very effective way to help clear a nasal or sinus infection more quickly. Drinking plenty of fluids will also thin the mucus to improve the infection as well. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more


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I have been experiencing an odor that has been coming out of my nose. I had a very bad sinus infection about 4 months or 5mts ago my eyes were bloody red and they hurted so bad, that i could hardly see. Everything in my head hurted so badly. When i got t

I have been experiencing an odor that has  been coming out of my nose. I had a very bad sinus infection about 4 months or 5mts ago my eyes were bloody red and they hurted so bad, that i could hardly see. Everything in my head hurted so badly. When i got t

Your : Your sinuses may be draining, or you may be getting another infection. You can try saline nasal spray, and a humidifer or even a steam room to clear this up. There are also "netti pots", which you can ask your pharmacist about that can help drain your sinuses. If a patient has persistent sinus pain, fever, or vomiting, then they should consult with their physician. ...Read more

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I have a sinus infection. Didn't have a fever the past couple days now all of a sudden I have 100.4° is that bad?

I have a sinus infection. Didn't have a fever the past couple days now all of a sudden I have 100.4°  is that bad?

No.: Low grade elevation of temperature is not of much consequence without other clinical symptoms such as increased pain, discharge, redness, etc. Technically fever is a temp greater than 100.5 f. ...Read more

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My son has a sinus infection and on meds for it, but i can't get him to drink much and he's only went about 2oz in 24 hrs is this bad?

My son has a sinus infection and on meds for it, but i can't get him to drink much and he's only went about 2oz in 24 hrs is this bad?

Yes: Any kid should pee, no less than every 6-8 hours or it is evidence of dehydration. If in diapers it can be hard to tell, we weigh them at the hospital because the absorbent material drys it quick. If his output is really that low he needs to be seen tonight. ...Read more

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Was on zpak now on keplex had sinus infection still blowing orange is brown but don't feel sick am i ok ? Was told orange means bad but i feel good

Was on zpak now on keplex had sinus infection still blowing orange is brown but don't feel sick am i ok ? Was told orange means bad but i feel good

Orange snout: Sometimes occur when blood is mixed with snout and infection. If already on treatment and improving there should be no cause for alarm. ...Read more

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How bad does my sinus infection have to be before I can have surgery?

Lifestyle: Indications for surgery: 1) chronic infection (>3 months not responding to maximal medical therapy); 2) recurrent sinusitis (3-4 infections per year - not responding to medical therapy. Surgey may also be indicated if you are having complications related to a sinus infection. 1&2 are relative indications... If two or three infections really wipe you out... Surgery may be indicated as well. ...Read more

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I've had a bad sinus infection for about a week. Now i'm coughing when i drink cold water?

I've had a bad sinus infection for about a week. Now i'm coughing when i drink cold water?

You may be congested: If you're still recovering from your sinus infection, you might still be congested. So usually when you swallow, it's difficult to breathe at the same time, and you may end up coughing with your post nasal drip, if you're still having thick discharge and sputum. See you doctor, if the discharge has become colored, and if you are coughing more often. ...Read more

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Had meningitis from bad sinus infection. Cured, but does it mean I'll always immediately get it again if i get another sinus infection?

Unusual: Very unusual for a sinus infection to transform into meningitis. Some may recommend a careful evaluation for a defect in the bony lining of the sinus cavities that can transmit the infection, especially if this recurs. If found, the defect is repaired surgically ...Read more

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Desperate - my ability to taste sweets has been gone for almost a week. I have a bad cold or sinus infection. When will normal taste return?

Desperate - my ability to taste sweets has been gone for almost a week. I have a bad cold or sinus infection. When will normal taste return?

After sinus recovers: It is not uncommon to lose taste function with a sinus infection and I would expect the function will return once the sinus infection becomes under control However be sure you are getting the right antibiotic for the sinus. ...Read more

Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Sinusitis (Definition)

A condition caused by an inflammation or swelling of the tissue lining your sinuses. Acute sinusitis usually starts with coldlike symptoms such as a runny, stuffy ...Read more