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I Am Asking For A Good Medecine For Sinus
Rhino-sinusitis: The question is not "what is a good medicine for sinus"? But what is your true diagnosis. The answer to your question is what is the diagnosis. True infections of the para nasal sinuses (there are 4 of them) are almost always preceded by a viral or viral/bacterial infection of the nose and then proceeds into the adjacent sinuses. Thus you need to know the cause of your problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Decongestants: Sinus congestion occurs due to an inflammatory response. This can be allergic or infectious. If it is infectious, antibiotics are necessary. If it is allergic, an immediate result can be achieved with decongestants such as sudafed. A more lasting result can be achieved with nasal steroid sprays which reduce or impair the body's inflammatory response and therefore, the congestion. ...Read more
Sinus Over Counter: Anything that lessens congestion is helpful in treating sinusitis. The main problem with sinusitis is inflammation of the nasal and sinus membranes, leading to swelling, which leads to blockage of the openings of the sinuses. Oral decongestants, topical decongestant sprays, and saline flushes are all helpful. Most episodes of sinusitis follow a viral infection or an allergy flare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes hard: Up to 80-90% of patients who selfdiagnose sinus headaches actually are migraine which are severe, have nausea, sound and light sensitivity, last up to 3 days, and are so severe that they interfere with work or school.True sinus ha almost always have other nasal symptoms, are worse in the am and parallel the degree of nasal congestion, colds and allergy.Perhaps start first with otc migraine meds. ...Read more
Home Sinus Remedies: Saline nasal flushes, 1 tsp salt per 16 ounces water is a recipe. Burning after use? Add 1/4 tsp baking soda. Many saline flushes are available over the counter. Hot steam from long, hot showers or a wet sauna are also helpful. Over the counter decongestants, such as pseudoephrine also help. Mucinex-d - Guaifenesin may help also. ...Read more
Sinus drainage?: Hello. An over active sinus is difficult to understand for me. You may be thinking of excessive nasal drainage that may be from a rhinitis and not a sinusitis. See your ENT doctor for help. An OTC antihistamine may help a rhinitis, saline irrigations can help as well. Good Luck. ...Read more
What is good stuff?: The treatment of chronic sinusitis is generally nasal antiinflammatory sprays, allergy meds if called for, corticosteroid medications and antibiotics. If none of those work, a ct sinus is obtained. If there is a narrowing of the sinus passageways they can be opened minimally invasively as an in office procedure. Polyps need surgical treatment. Find a local ENT to consult with. ...Read more
Diagnosis: This is a common question asked by patients. How do you know your paranasal sinuses are congested? Could it really be your nose is congested. So the answer to your question is a specific diagnosis must be made. Otc meds such as Robitussin or Mucinex (guaifenesin) my help but certainly allergy needs to be ruled out. The gold standard to prove that you have sinusitis is a cat scan. ...Read more
What do you mean?: If you don't have a medical condition that requires dietary modification, any food that is healthy, nutritious, & balanced is good for a person with sinus bradycardia (SB) and without SB. Are you having symptoms from SB? Is it inappropriate SB (ISB)? Are you trying to TREAT SB with a modified diet? If so, use HealthTap Prime to discuss, as this isn't the proper forum in which to give medical advic ...Read more
Depends on cause: If this is sudden acute congestion caused by something like a cold, then Diphenhydramine (ie benadryl) would be ok for a couple of days. May make hm drowsy, though. If long term congestion from allergies or environmental sensitivities, there are both over-the-counter meds like children's claritan or both oral and nasal spray prescrition meds - for those, talk to your child's doctor. ...Read more
This cold me and my 7 year old has had a cough, sinus cong and headache for last 4 days just don't feel good? What could it be?
Cold / URI: An URI or cold can last for 7-10 days. You and your child would usually get better in the next few days. Otc cold / flu medications plus drinking plenty of fluid will help relief some of your symptoms. If it lasts longer or symptoms start to get worse at the end of that period, please come see a local physician. You could get superinfections, sinusitis or bronchitis... ...Read more
My dr decided to put me on flacianide for my innapropriate sinus tachycardia is this a good option?
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