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How do I get rid of sinus drip?

How do I get rid of sinus drip?

Treat the cause: You need to find the cause of it first. It can be allergy, sinus infection, polyps etc. Without knowing the foe, it's impossible to kill it. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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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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How do I get rid of postnasal drip? Musinex isn't working.

How do I get rid of postnasal drip?  Musinex isn't working.

Post nasal drip: There are many possibilities. You must find out why you have the post nasal drip in order to get it to clear up. perhaps you have and allergy or sinus infection. Do you smoke or take drugs? See your doctor to find the cause and treat you. ...Read more

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How can I reduce/get rid of postnasal drip?

How can I reduce/get rid of postnasal drip?

Postnasal Drip: Every day, glands in the linings of your nose make about a quart of mucus each day. The excess can come out of the nostrils -- that’s a runny nose. When the mucus runs down the back of your nose to your throat, it's called postnasal drip. http://www.webmd.com/allergies/postnasal-drip ...Read more

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How to get fix a retracted ear drum. Sinus congestion one month, constant postnasal drip ear pressure got severe two weeks ago with loss of hearing?

How to get fix a retracted ear drum. Sinus congestion one month, constant postnasal drip ear pressure got severe two weeks ago with loss of hearing?

Sinus Issue: Many of my patients have problems with their ear (retracted ear drum) due to their problems with their sinuses. I have been able to help alot of patients by treating their sinus issues appropriately. Also, some physicians are now dilating the eustachian tube (relatively new procedure - not fda approved) which can help in refractory cases. ...Read more

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Just got done dealing with a 24 hour head cold/sinus inffection have a little bit of post nasal drip and a very small cough. How do I get rid of it?

Just got done dealing with a 24 hour head cold/sinus inffection have a little bit of post nasal drip and a very small cough. How do I get rid of it?

Good: That you are getting over your upper respiratory tract infection, the residual post nasal drip and cough can be dealt with by keeping the saline nasal wash, and keeping your upper airways clear, hydrate yourself well, you can use OTC mild cough remedy as needed to help you through, such as plain dextromethorphan, goodluck, ...Read more

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How do i get rid of post nasal drip and dry it out back there? ive tried salt water, sinus rinse,nose spray, steam and wet just isnt working. help!

How do i get rid of post nasal drip and dry it out back there? ive tried salt water, sinus rinse,nose spray, steam and wet just isnt working. help!

Pollen: I just checked the US pollen map and Levittown is having the highest counts in the country right now, so I suspect this is a seasonal problem. nasal steroid spray daily and antihistamine like allegra, claritin, zyrtec will be first line and if that fails see an allergist. other causes are vasomotor rhinitis, nasal esosinophilia and aspirin allergy and nasal polyps. ...Read more

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What is the difference between clariton d and Aleve cold and sinus d I have a post nasal drip i want to get rid of?

What is the difference between clariton d and Aleve cold and sinus d I have a post nasal drip i want to get rid of?

Antihistamine/NSAID: Claritin is an antihistamine. Aleve is a aspirin-like medicine classified as an "nsaid". Both are good to relive post nasal drip. If you're not sure you should check with your doctor to se if its safe for you to take either medication. ...Read more

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Taking Co-Amoxiclav for my sinus infection, will this also get rid of the post nasal drip?

Taking Co-Amoxiclav for my sinus infection, will this also get rid of the post nasal drip?

Yes : Your post nasal drainage is your body's response to the infection. The mucus contains white blood cells called polys that kill the bacteria that are attacking your sinuses. Normally this mucus is thick and colored. Your antibiotic helps your body overcome the bacteria. Your drainage should gradually thin and stop as the infection clears up. ...Read more

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Barium xray/sinus CT scan all neg. have constant what feels like post nasal drip. i've tried everything to get rid of it. what is it? had it for 5mos

Barium xray/sinus CT scan all neg. have constant what feels like post nasal drip. i've tried everything to get rid of it. what is it? had it for 5mos

Possible allergies: You may want to consider allergy testing. It is possible that you have allergies that may not be responding well to the usual antihistamines or nasal steroids. See an Allergist. ...Read more

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I've had a bad sinus cold, for a week thought went away, had a couple decent days now I feel it in my chest n I'm coy hong again bad with sinus drip?

I've had a bad sinus cold, for a week thought went away, had a couple decent days now I feel it in my chest n I'm coy hong again bad with sinus drip?

Sinusitis/bronchitis: Recurrent or prolonged(greater than 1 week) sinus drip/congestion can mean sinus infection that often progresses to chest(bronchitis); can result in more serious pneumonia. Antibiotics often indicated. Can be allergy related(caused) too. ENT or MD can determine for sure. Get better fast! ...Read more

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What do you do for a sinus drip?

What do you do for a sinus drip?

Use a netipot daily: Fill 1/2 way with warm water. Add a few pinches sea salt, dissolve. Then over the bathroom sink, put spout of netipot flush with one nostril and tip it up so salt solution runs down into your upended nostril and hopefully comes out the opposite nostril. Repeat # of times. ...Read more

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I have a sinus drip and I got no slept last night because I was coughing til one on the morning. I'm drinkng so much but it won't go away please help!?

I have a sinus drip and I got no slept last night because I was coughing til one on the morning. I'm drinkng so much but it won't go away please help!?

Decongest: If you decongest your nasal passages, you can breathe through your nose and your cough should get better quickly. Since oral decongestants may keep you awake, you can try a topical decongestant spray (just don't use it more than once a day and then not for many nights in a row). A recent study suggested that honey was as good if not better than cough medicines at relieving cough. ...Read more

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I have sinus drip/ post nasal drip are there any home remedies to treat this? Can't sleep at night because of drainage.

I have sinus drip/ post nasal drip are there any home remedies to treat this? Can't sleep at night because of drainage.

Saline: Regular saline rinses have been reported to be somewhat effective but be sure that the water has been boiled then cooled unless you has a source of sterile water. However otc antihistamines often work better and prescription nasal sprays better still. Air conditioning usually helps to reduce the amount of airborne allergens if you do not mind the electric bill. Allergy shots can work wonders. ...Read more

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I have a head cold & I have massive sinus drip that makes me clear my throat often. Is it normal with a cold. Its driving me nuts?

I have a head cold & I have massive sinus drip that makes me clear my throat often. Is it normal with a cold.  Its driving me nuts?

Rhinorrhea: Nasal discharge and post-nasal drip are quite common in association with viral uris. You might try to find a good decongestant to help with this. Ask your friendly pharmacist for a product containing pseudoephedrine. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more