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What measures can be taken at home to relieve sinus pain?

What measures can be taken at home to relieve sinus pain?

Various: Could consider oral decongestants like sudafed, nasal spray decongestants like oxymetazoline, nasal saline sprays or rinses. Each of these treatments have instructions and warnings that need to be read and heeded. ...Read more

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Dr. Ravi Chand
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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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Any way I can relieve the sinus pain and coughing?

Any way I can relieve the sinus pain and coughing?

Yes: Sinusitis/allergic rhinitis can be treated with antibiotics for sinus infection and inhaled steroids(beclamethasone)/antihistamines (e.g. Astelin). Cough is often due to bronchitis/airway hyperreactivity and can be treated with inhaled steroids/antibiotics and stepwise asthma treatment. Evalution could start with breathing function tests, xrays (chest/sinuses), cultures of throat/sinus/sputum. ...Read more

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I need advice on relief for sinus pain. What should I do?

Saline: Saline irrigations will help flush out the mucus and infection. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to ease sinus pain and coughing?

What are some home remedies to ease sinus pain and coughing?

Saline rinses: Using salt water rinses are helpful. This may include a netty pot. Also, a humidifier at night can alleviate dryness. ...Read more

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On a plane tomorrow morning . I am afraid the plane will intensify the sinus pain. Any home remedies?

On a plane tomorrow morning . I am afraid the plane will intensify the sinus pain. Any home remedies?

Decongestants: Decongestant pills and sinus sprays can provide quick relief especially before flying. Check with your doctor to see if decongestants are safe for you. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a natural, at home remedy for sinus pain caused by congestion?

Anyone know what is a natural, at home remedy for sinus pain caused by congestion?

Steam, saline: Steam will give you temporary decongestion, nasal saline spray, or nasal irrigation will likely help as well. ...Read more

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Woke up with severe rhinitis this am. Took xyzal (levocetirizine) 5mg po. Hasn't relieved symptoms. Severe sinus pain continues with excessive sinus clear drainage.

Woke up with severe rhinitis this am. Took xyzal (levocetirizine) 5mg po. Hasn't relieved symptoms. Severe sinus pain continues with excessive sinus clear drainage.

Steroid spray: When antihistamines don't work for allergies my next step is to usually recommend steroid . Nasal sprays. I recommend that you call your doctor or see an allergist. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Klein
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Sinus Pain (Definition)

Sinus pain is a symptom in which a person has pain in the sinus spaces of the face. The sinuses are hollow spaces in the facial bones, with the largest spaces in each cheekbone and in the forehead. Sinus infections can cause sinus pressure, sinus pain, headaches, fever, cloudy ...Read more