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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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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Rebound effect Zicam sinus relief nasal spray 3 days in a row?

Rebound effect Zicam sinus relief nasal spray 3 days in a row?

Beware!: Otc decongestant sprays such as zicam, afrin, etc (oxymetazoline) can definitely cause rebound congestion typically after 5 to 7 days of use. This condition is called rhinitis medicamentosa, and long-term use of such medications can be difficult to treat. For severe cases, an allergist or ENT physician can recommend weaning protocols in conjunction with proper rhinitis therapy. ...Read more

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What traditional treatment that i can use to cure my sinus ? Besides using nasal spray.

What  traditional treatment that i can use to cure my sinus ? Besides using nasal spray.

Saline rinses: Thoroughly irrigating the nose with saline solution solves a variety of sinus problems and helps restore the normal functioning of the nasal lining. Just spritzing with saline spray really isn't enough; you need a sinus rinse bottle or netty pot. ...Read more

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I have a bad sinus . It has been since 2011, i tried to take nasal spray and etc but its still not working . Should i try homeopathy to cure my sinus ?

I have a bad sinus . It has been since 2011, i tried to take nasal spray and etc but its still not working . Should i try homeopathy to cure my sinus ?

Homeopathy & sinus: I agree with dr. Baker that sinus issues can be troublesome. Beyond offering decongestants, intermittent antibiotics, and sometimes surgery, conventional medicine is limited. First, if you haven't been evaluated by an ENT doctor, please do that so you know what you're dealing with. Homeopathy can be an effective treatment -- but you need a good homeopath & the treatment involves your whole self. ...Read more

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Can nasarel nasal spray cause sinus problems?

Can nasarel nasal spray cause sinus problems?

No: Nasarel (flunisolide) is a prescription topical corticosteroid spray used to treat allergic rhinitis & may be useful in related conditions like nasal polyps. Nasarel is one of the earliest developed topical steroid sprays. Its not used very much anymore because it causes nasal stinging. It is not a vasoconstrictor/decongestant like afrin. Continued use does not cause blockage of sinus openings. ...Read more

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Sinus blockage. I want to get rid of it so what should I try in a nasal spray?

Nasal spray/ sinuses: Your best, first step, is to use saline nasal irrigations. Twice a day for the first 5 to 7 days, then once daily there after. If you have allergies, take your doctor recommended oral medications +/- nose sprays. ...Read more

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Can i take stacker 2 or3 and use synex 12 hour nasal spray ? Right now i take zyrtec for my sinus problem also.

Can i take stacker 2 or3 and use synex 12 hour nasal spray ? Right now i take zyrtec for my sinus  problem also.

No nasal decongestan: Be aware that over the counter nasal decongestant sprays are extremely addictive and should only be used for 3 days max. You can use zyrtec d or go to your doc and get a prescription for a steroid nasal sprays that is much better and is not habit forming. ...Read more

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I used my longtime boyfriends nasal spray today because I caught a nasty cold that he had a few days ago. What's my risk for sinus infection?

I used my longtime boyfriends nasal spray today because I caught a nasty cold that he had a few days ago. What's my risk for sinus infection?

Nasal spray: would not use someone else's spray due to risk of spreading infection plus the spray is meant for treatment of allergies. You should be evaluated if you think you have sinus infection or a cold ...Read more

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Dr. John McClay
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Nasal Spray (Definition)

Use of nasal sprays or "drying agents includes using any medication to ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more