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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. Zahid Niazi
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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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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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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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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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I had a bad sinus infection which is almost gone. But I have tiny bumps all over my face now. They do not hurt. What should I do?

I had a bad sinus infection which is almost gone. But I have tiny bumps all over my face now. They do not hurt. What should I do?

Antibiotic?: If you had taken an antibiotic, this could have been from a drug reaction. If you have not, then these are likely unrelated events. A viral sinusitis may be associated with a skin rash but would not expect it to be confined to the face. If the rash persists for over a week or gets much worse, consider seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can a bad sinus infection cause me to feel full and not want to eat? And when I eat I feel sick... Is my mucus causing this? How can I break it down?

Can a bad sinus infection cause me to feel full and not want to eat? And when I eat I feel sick... Is my mucus causing this? How can I break it down?

Post nasal drainage: Copious post nasal purulence (pus) may cause throat irritation as well as nausea. Guifenesin will thin the secretions and help expectorate pus and mucus from your sinus' and lungs. Increase water intake temporarily to the point of clear colorless urine. Nasal saline irrigations and salt water throat gargles may also help. See your physician with persistent symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
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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


Sinusitis (Definition)

Sinusitis is inflammation of the ...Read more