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Doctor insights on: Colloidal Silver For Sinus Infection

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Is colloidal silver safe to use? Would any of ou recommend your patients using it for let's say a sinus infection? Thanks for your input.

Is colloidal silver safe to use?  Would any of ou recommend your patients using it for let's say a sinus infection?  Thanks for your input.

Silver: Topically it is ok. Ingesting it in very tiny doses seems ok too but I have seen slate grey people who have taken too much by injection or orally in the past. This is called argyria. Be careful with it. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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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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Is there any way to diagnose sinus infection in s 6 years old girl?

Is there any way to diagnose sinus infection in s 6 years old girl?

Doctor assessment: Careful history and physical examination, and possibly imaging studies as limited CT study can diagnose sinus disease in your child, goodluck T ...Read more

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Can salsa cause a sinus infection?

Can salsa cause a sinus infection?

Salsa and sinusitis: Hello, I am not aware of any link to eating and swallowing salsa and an associated increased risk for sinusitis. ...Read more

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What does a sinus infection look like?

Sinusitis: Often presents with nasal speech, congestion, swelling and pain over the face, dental pain, purulent nasal discharge, occasionally fever and headache. ...Read more

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How can you help avoid sinus infection?

How can you help avoid sinus infection?

Avoid colds: Get influenza vaccine yearly, stay well hydrated, avoid close contact with persons with respiratory illnesses. ...Read more

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What can I do for a sinus infection fast?

What can I do for a sinus infection fast?

Consult your Doctor: Sinuses are air filled spaces that surround the nasal cavity, if infection gets in theses cavities than you have sinus infection.If you have sinus infection you need to see your doctor to make sure you have sinus infection and if so, you will need to be treated with proper course of antibiotics.So consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What can be done about a sinus infection?

Medical treatment: For a sinus infection (as opposed to sinus pain) treatment includes appropriate antibiotics which are ordered by a physician after medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection go away on its own?

Can a sinus infection go away on its own?

Sinusitis: Sinusitis can be due to inflammation, viral or bacterial infection. Up to 2/3 of cases will resolve on there own. All you may need is saline irrigation, antihistamine, decongestant or a steroid nasal spray. If the symptoms last longer than a couple of weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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Severe sinus infection, help what do I do?

See MD: See your doctor. Your doctor will determine the cause of the infection. You may be referred to an allergist and an ear, nose, throat doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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. Neigatha Graney
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Sinusitis (Definition)

Sinusitis is inflammation of the ...Read more