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My sinuses are clear but sting?

My sinuses are clear but sting?

Allergy: I'm not sure what you mean by your sinuses are clear... If you mean there is no nasal stuffiness but your sinuses sting... May be an allergy or irritation but has not progressed to a sinus infection. Saline nasal spray or an over the counter antihistamine may be helpful.. Zyrtec. Symptoms with a sinus infection: pressure/pain; tooth pain; throat & ear pain; fatigue; headache; nasal discharge.. ...Read more

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Sinuses (Definition)

Sinuses are air filled spaces in the head that have several proposed functions: 1. They serve as shock absorbers in cases of head trauma 2. Lighten the skull 3. Humidify and filter the air while also producing mucus 4. Play a role in vocal resonance. The head contains 4 paired sinus cavities: maxillaries (cheek) under the eyes, ethmoids(between the eyes), frontals (above ...Read more


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What is the best way to clear your sinuses?

What is the best way to clear your sinuses?

Sinuses: Decongestants (like otc sudafed) can shrink swollen sinus passages to let them drain & relive pressure. Saline nasal spray can flush germs out of passages. Sinus irrigation with sterile (boiled or distilled) water with salt in it can also help [neti pot]. Avoid antihistamines as they dry up congestion where it is. ...Read more

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Will guaifenesin clear sinuses?

Will guaifenesin clear sinuses?

Guaifenesin : Guaifenesin is a mucolytics, meaning it thins out saliva. If your sinuses are producing too much thick mucous, the Guaifenesin may help, but there are better medicines out there. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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My sinuses are often blocked, it hasn't been an issue before but its getting worse. When i clear them lumps come out. Could it be allergies?

My sinuses are often blocked, it hasn't been an issue before but its getting worse. When i clear them lumps come out. Could it be allergies?

Not clear: How do you know that your sinuses are blocked? Your symptoms may be nasal blockage. When you clear them, what do you mean by lumps. Could this be solid mucus accumulations? You need a specific diagnosis. Yes, it could be allergic rhinitis. ...Read more

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My nose and sinuses clog up badly whenever I sit or lay down, then clear when I get up and move around. How can I treat this so that I can sleep?

My nose and sinuses clog up badly whenever I sit or lay down, then clear when I get up and move around.  How can I treat this so that I can sleep?

Be sure not sinusiti: This could be due to allergies, chornic sinusitis, exposure to toxins like mold. Your symptoms are classic of sinisitus. There are many etiologies. If you are a diabetic it could be serious. But also could just be due to improper hygiene.. Many patients need daily sinus flushing/nettie pot. See ur dr. ...Read more

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What can I do to clear sinuses?

What can I do to clear sinuses?

Saline: Frequent saline nasal irrigation can alleviate sinus congestion, 2 to 3 times a day. ...Read more

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Can jumping on a trampoline help clear your sinuses?

Can jumping on a trampoline help clear your sinuses?

Never tried it!: I doubt it. Seems like a strange way to try to clear your sinuses, which i believe would be highly unpredictable. Try a simple nasal saline spray from the pharmacy. If you still experience problems, see an ear, nose, and throat specialist to evaluate your sinuses further. ...Read more

Stings (Definition)

Stings can come from different sources. Insect stings such as a honey bee is one of the most familiar. Sting by fish in water is another common experience many of ...Read more