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Saline Nasal Irrigation
Absolutely: Even a higher concentration than 1n may be used. There is evidence that concentrations> 1 n may improve ciliary beat frequency which could help the nose be even cleaner. ...Read more
What is the most hygienic way to create a saline solution, for nasal irrigation purposes, for a 5 month old?
Saline solution: By using boiled water to dissolve the salt you wont have a problem. ...Read more
Started budesonide (Pulmicort) respules / ampules in saline (.5mg/2mL respules in 8oz saline) as a nasal irrigation / neti pot solution. 7 days later I developed a boil on my hip. Is it possible that the boil was from budesonide immunosuppression?
What is the efficacy/safety/side effects of Saline Plus Gentamycin in Nasal Irrigation to Treat Chronic Sinusitis?
Sinusitis: I don't recommend itGet a more detailed answer ›
What is the efficacy/safety of Saline Plus Gentamycin in Nasal Irrigation to Treat Chronic Sinusitis/ 6-7 bacterial infections per year (cultured) ?
Safe: It is effective and safe. With so many infections you need to find the cause that may be allergy or fungal sinusitis. If allergy tests are neg you need to use more sensitive method of Allegy testing called S.E.T. To find an allergist doing S.E.T search for American academy of Environmental Medicine on Internet ...Read more
Is it possible to do jal neti ( nasal irrigation) and sutra neti ( string neti ) after septoplasty safely?
How often should I do a nasal irrigation that breaks up biofilm but preserves the lysozymes? Thanks or your advice!
Sounds dubious: There is an independent medical thinker who promotes a bizarre nasal irrigation system based on his own ideas about biofilms -- they're interesting and you're free to decide for yourself. But how you kill a biofilm and preserve the lysosomes that are helpful is beyond me. Since this is "pop" medicine, use it as much as you wish and you're probably safe. I'll pass this to the holists on the list. ...Read more
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