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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. Ira Katz
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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

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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Two years a reoccurring bad odor originating from my sinuses triggered by sneezing, laughing, smoke etc.Affects taste.Goes away with sinus rinse or sleep.Treated for sinus infection.Ct clear. Fungus?

Two years a reoccurring bad odor originating from my sinuses triggered by sneezing, laughing, smoke etc.Affects taste.Goes away with sinus rinse or sleep.Treated for sinus infection.Ct clear. Fungus?

Recurring infection: Your question is not entirely clear, but if you getting a bad odor again, i would get cultures again to rule out a bacterial, fungal or viral infection. ...Read more

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Is dairy products bad for sinus infection?

Is dairy products bad for sinus infection?

Not necessarily: Dairy products have not been shown to improve or worsen the course of a sinus infection. ...Read more

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When will i stop feeling off balance from bad sinus infection?

When will i stop feeling off balance from bad sinus infection?

Confusion: I have answered this question may times. The paranasal sinuses are air-containing spaces in the face and head. As such, they are not related to or cause balance disorders. However, a viral infection can cause both of these problems . It is my opinion, that treatment of sinus disease will not alter your balance disorder. You need to see an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to not experience any pain at all, yet still have a bad sinus infection?

Is it possible to not experience any pain at all, yet still have a bad sinus infection?

Fungal or bacterial?: It would be unusual to have a "bad" bacterial sinus infection and not have headache and/or facial pain. A fungal infection in an otherwise healthy person may not be painful. If you think you have a sinus infection, check with your primary doctor or an ent. ...Read more

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Can sinus infection cause bad odor?

Sinusitis: Both acute sinusitis and chronic sinusitis can cause a change in your sense of smell. They can also cause bad breath. If your sense of smell is severely compromised, see an ent. ...Read more

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Can sinus infection cause random bad smell and light headiness?

Can sinus infection cause random bad smell and light headiness?

Sinusitis: Yes, intermittent alterations in odor and light headedness may occur with changes in the upper respiratory tract accompanying sinusitis, but before making the assumption that this is what is causing your symptoms you should be seen by an ENT doctor to be sure that something more severe is not in progress. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a bad sinus infection and bought some Mucinex d but im on probation is it ok to take?

Ask probation office: Make sure to check with your probation officer to be certain that mucinex-d is on the list of approved medicines you can take. ...Read more

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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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. Dariush Saghafi
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Sinusitis (Definition)

Sinusitis is inflammation of the ...Read more