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Will neti pot help frontal sinus pressure?

Will neti pot help frontal sinus pressure?

No generally not. : Frontal sinus pressure can be due to allergies, sinusitis, or more commonly migraine variants. Try decongestant to see if pressure improves. ...Read more

Dr. Howard Schneider
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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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Can Flonase help relieve sinus pressure/pain?

Can Flonase help relieve sinus pressure/pain?

Yes: Flonase (fluticasone proprionate) is a nasal steroid spray that is effective in treating the inflammation that leads to nasal congestion associated with allergic rhinitis and as an additional treatment for sinus congestion. It's safe, effective and no addiction potential! ...Read more

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Will removal of sinus polyps relieve sinus headaches?

Will removal of sinus polyps relieve sinus headaches?

Sinus polyp: Hello. Removal of sinus polyps may resolve your headaches. If your CT scan shows post obstructive inflammatory changes, then I would expect some headache relief. ...Read more

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How can an acupressure massage cause a stuffy nose and sinus pain?

How can  an acupressure massage cause a stuffy nose and sinus pain?

Head position?: I have not seen cases where acupuncture or acupressure have caused this type of problem. However, if a person is lying on their abdomen on a regular exam table with face cradled in arms - it can exacerbate sense of congestion. Both acupressure and acupuncture treatments can help sinus pain & congestion. ...Read more

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How can I cure a sinus headache and sinus pressure?

How can I cure a sinus headache and sinus pressure?

Sometimes hard: In general tension ha start later in the day and are in a band across the forehead and temples with no other nasal symptoms. Sinus ha to most people are actually migraine which are severe, have nausea, sound and light sensitivity. True sinus ha almost always have other nasal symptoms, are worse in the am and parallel the degree of nasal congestion, colds and allergy. ...Read more

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How to relieve sinus pressure? Have allergies, sinus press. every month. Zyrtec and nasal spray, air mist used.

How to relieve sinus pressure? Have allergies, sinus press. every month. Zyrtec and nasal spray, air mist used.

Sinus: IN terms of treatment use he nasal spray in the am and the antihistamine without sudafed between 4-6pm ( before things bloom). The saline spray as needed. In terms of the antihistamine you should use a new one every year to avoid tolerance. Check it out with an ENT ...Read more

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What OTC medicines can I use to relieve mucus right frontal sinus and sphenoid sinus. And sinusitis in ethmoid. Had severe pain pressure eye, head ?

What OTC medicines can I use to relieve mucus right frontal sinus and sphenoid sinus. And sinusitis in ethmoid.  Had severe pain pressure eye, head ?

Mucinex, (guaifenesin) afrin: Otc meds to reduce sinus pressure include muxinex, saline nose sprays and even afrin, a nasal decongestant but do not use afrin for more than two consecutive days because it may cause side effects. Sudafed or otc decongestants can help but they may cause hypertension. ...Read more

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Having what feels like sinus headache. Can breath through nose just fine.Drainageclear, sinus rinse is clear. Sinusi nfection meningitis? I'm worried

Having what feels like sinus headache. Can breath through nose just fine.Drainageclear,  sinus rinse is clear. Sinusi nfection meningitis? I'm worried

No fever?: Probable viral URI. I suggest the following: Force fluids x 8-10 glasses/day: 50% electrolyte rich fluids, 50% clear broth, bullion, consume .Warm water gargles, nasal saline mist, hot tea and honey, Hot steam showers, Cold-Eze Lozenges, Tylenol 1-2 TABLETS every 4-6 hours as needed for fever greater than 100. Tea with dark brown honey OK to use Robitussin DM 1-2 tsp. every 4-6 hrs.as needed. ...Read more

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How can I relieve sinus pressure from a sinus infection?

How can I relieve sinus pressure from a sinus infection?

Several posibilities: Nasal irrigation with saline solution via neti-pot, Pseudoephedrine decongestant (or oxymetozaline, but be careful), nasal steroid spray. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have asthma, rhinitis and sinusitis; are there any herbal remedies to unblock sinuses?

I have asthma, rhinitis and sinusitis; are there any herbal remedies to unblock sinuses?

Try Sinupret : I have a patient who swears sinupret works wonderfully well for her. It is supposed to be all herbal. I have tried to look up the ingredients to see if there are known decongestants in them, and i can't find any, but it contains elder, which is traditionally thought to have some benefits for respiratory symptoms. It has a derivative of quercetin in it. I think it would be ok to try it. ...Read more

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Are neti pots good for sinus relief ?

Are neti pots good for sinus relief ?

Neti pots help them: Neti pot use can be helpful to the sinuses. Not everyone needs them, and not everyone will agree, but they are a simple way to bring relief to a range of sinus symptoms. ...Read more

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Can acupressure, reflex or massage help cure q fever?

Can acupressure, reflex or massage help cure q fever?

Likely not: Q fever is an infection caused by coxiella burnetii which usually causes acute respiratory disease but can cause a variety of chronic features. None of these maneuvers are likely to cure the infection but may alleviate some symptoms. ...Read more

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Sinus swelling sinus pressure congestion when humidity changes or it rains! help?

Sinus swelling sinus pressure congestion when humidity changes or it rains! help?

Allergy: You may have some kind of allergy. You may want to take allergy medication or decongestin. It may be a good idea to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is Neti Pot effective at treating sinus problems that contribute to teeth pain?

Is Neti Pot effective at treating sinus problems that contribute to teeth pain?

Possibly: If inflammation and fluid in the sinuses are the cause of the tooth pain, then anything which relieves these will help with the tooth pain. If the netipot treatment seems to help, then, yes. If not, then see your md. ...Read more

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Can simply saline sinus spray work for allergy headaches?

Can simply saline sinus spray work for allergy headaches?

Perhaps: Significant nasal congestion can lead to headaches and even trigger migraines (some neurologists would disagree with this link but I have observed this in many of my patients). Saline spray may reduce the nasal congestion slightly by rinsing away the allergen and chemical mediators causing the allergic reaction if your problem is indeed allergen. Probably not enough for most people. ...Read more

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Can ethmoid and sphenoid sinus diesease be cured with medication?

Can ethmoid and sphenoid sinus diesease be cured with medication?

Depends: Its sounds although you have intractable sinus disease. Given your prior hx: bilateral medial turbinectomies. Resection of medial walls , of both maxillary sinuses, and a partial ethmoidectony; you might need surgical intervention but i would ask your physician. ...Read more