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What's the best home remedy for a sinus infection?

What's the best home remedy for a sinus infection?

Neti pot: Use a neti pot and drink lots of fluids. This will thin and wash out the secretions and will allow the sinuses to drain more effectively. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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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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Which is the best home remedy for a sinus infection and croupy cough?

Which is the best home remedy for a sinus infection and croupy cough?

Saline rinses: The cough is often related to the sinus drainage. Wash your nose with salt solution, use decongestants and anti-inflammatory medications. These will promote drainage of the sinuses. Drink plenty of fluids, and Mucinex (guaifenesin) type medications may help as well. If symptoms persist over 7 days, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What are home remedies for a sinus infection?

Eval: If you have a true infection and not just sinus pain - it is important that you seek medical treatment. Home remedies will not substitute for antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for a sinus infection?

Sinus treatment: Use nasal saline in any form--saline irrigation is the best, but a nettie pot can be helpful, too. Sometimes it is all you need, especially if you catch your symptoms early. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some home remedies for a sinus infection?

Can you tell me some home remedies for a sinus infection?

Sinus rinse: Neti pot which is a sinus rinse is very helpful especially for those " deep seeded" infections such as that in the sphenoid sinus. Always use distilled water in these products and never use tap water. If it is getting worse or not improving in a few days you should see your primary care physician who may refer you to an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Are there any effective home remedies for a sinus infection and croupy cough?

Are there any effective home remedies for a sinus infection and croupy cough?

Improve drainage: Decongestants can be helpful, but rinsing the nose with salt water can be even more helpful. There are low-volume sprays available in the drug store such as ocean spray or simply saline. High- volume rinsing with a neilmed bottle or neti pot are often even better. You need to see your physician if your symptoms lasts more than two weeks or you develop fever or facial headaches. ...Read more

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Please describe a good home remedy for sinus infection?

None: Most cases of sinusitis will resolve without any specific treatment. Topical (neosynephrine) or oral (pseudephedrine) decongestants or saline nasal sprays provide symptomatic relief. If the sinusitis is severe or intractable antibiotic treatment is indicated. ...Read more

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Can there be and home remedies that can help a sinus infection?

Can there be and home remedies that can help a sinus infection?

Saline: Saline irrigations (neti pot or squeeze bottle) are particularly quite safe and effective in treating and preventing chronic sinus infections. There are other natural remedies, but saline has the most scientific research to support its use. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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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. Abraham Jaskiel
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Sinusitis (Definition)

Sinusitis is inflammation of the ...Read more