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What Is The Best Water To Use In A Neti Pot
I used tap water in a neti pot. I am worried about an infection now after reading you shouldnt use it with tap water. Will I most likely be fine?
Oregon resident. Use tapwater for neti pot daily. Found out about n. Fowleri. Should i be worried? Will switch to bottled water but afraid.
If no symptoms....: If you are worried, it would be best to see your family physician or local otolaryngologist for a full check-up. If you are not experiencing any symptoms there is very likely no cause for concern. ...Read more
I been using the neti pot for years and just found out that your not supp to use tap water that's what I do and last week i been using a coup times?
You're prob fine: Using tap water can be dangerous because of amoebas in there. You don't want that getting into your brain. You are probably fine--just don't use tap water in the future. ...Read more
Hi there! For the first time, I just used a neti pot. Believe it or not this one came with no instructions whatsoever. All it said was to mix the little packet with water. Thankfully i assumed i should use purified water. I started reading online to make
If I use distilled water and neti pot saline mix and a dropper can I use them on my 11 month old and 4 year old instead of buying saline drops?
Buy saline drops: cross contamination can happen, even for every child use his/her own dropper, good luck ...Read more
Rinsed a neti pot w/ hot tap water before filling distilled water for me to use. Should i be concerned with amoebas, & what are symptoms? - las vegas.
Neti pot: It would be highly unlikely to get an amoeba infection from rinsing the neti pot with hot tap water. ...Read more
Cleaned my sinuses with tap water and a neti pot. Now i'm terrified of life threatening bacteria. What r the chances of problem with one time use?
Saline rinse: In general, you should always boil water or use distilled for any nasal saline rinse. The possibility that you could have contaminated water to induce a central nervous system amoebiasis is extremely unlikely. Tap water is chlorinated and bacterial or protozoal infection is rare. ...Read more
Ok to use neti pot w sinus infection? i tried but it burned and water didn't come out other nostril, is that ok?
Yes: But use the neti pot (or neilmed bottle) properly. Saline sinus rinsing can be very effective for sinus irritation / congestion. Water must be clean, warm, and made "salty" by use of the pre-packaged buffered salt provided with your pot or squeeze bottle. Fresh water will be very irritating! ...Read more
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