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Can I use oil of oregano in addition to augmentin (i have a sinus infection and read about the benefits of this natural remedy). ?

Can I use oil of oregano in addition to augmentin (i have a sinus infection and read about the benefits of this natural remedy). ?

YES: There are no known interactions between oregano oil & augmentin. Augmentin is a good broad-spectrum antibiotic but many sinus infections are viral &/or fungal. Oregano oil kills viruses, fungi & bacteria so is reasonable to take as well. Also consider pelargonium sidoides (sold as umcka), an herb proven effective for sinus infections. I also advise taking a probiotic for anyone on antibioitics. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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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What's the best home remedy for a sinus infection?

What's the best home remedy for a sinus infection?

Neti pot: Use a neti pot and drink lots of fluids. This will thin and wash out the secretions and will allow the sinuses to drain more effectively. ...Read more

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What is a natural remedy for a sinus infection?

What is a natural remedy for a sinus infection?

Saline: Saline irrigations (neti pot or irrigation squeeze bottle) are particularly quite safe and effective in treating and preventing chronic sinus infections. ...Read more

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Which is the best home remedy for a sinus infection and croupy cough?

Which is the best home remedy for a sinus infection and croupy cough?

Saline rinses: The cough is often related to the sinus drainage. Wash your nose with salt solution, use decongestants and anti-inflammatory medications. These will promote drainage of the sinuses. Drink plenty of fluids, and mucinex type medications may help as well. If symptoms persist over 7 days, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can Macrobid be used as an effective treatment for a sinus infection?

Can Macrobid be used as an effective treatment for a sinus infection?

No: Macrobid is a drug for urinary tract infections. It's not recommended that sinus infections be treated with antibiotics, unless the symptoms have been going on for a long time. If you did treat, it wouldn't be with macrobid. ...Read more

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Sinus infection remedy - what works for treating sinus infection?

Antibiotics work: Antibiotics work, as does inhaling intomy sinuses a warm solution of 1/4 tsp and a pint of water. The xylitol makes the bacteria very slippery so they are easier to get out of the body and less toxic. ...Read more

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Please describe a good home remedy for sinus infection?

None: Most cases of sinusitis will resolve without any specific treatment. Topical (neosynephrine) or oral (pseudephedrine) decongestants or saline nasal sprays provide symptomatic relief. If the sinusitis is severe or intractable antibiotic treatment is indicated. ...Read more

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Sinus infection home remedy?

Sinus infection home remedy?

Umcka/ irrigation: This is not exactly a "home remedy" but the herb pellargonium sidoides (sold as umcka) is proven to work well (whereas research shows antibiotics seldom help). Irrigation with salt water & xylitol can also help- see http://fauquierent.Blogspot.Com/2011/12/how-to-make-xylitol-nasal-flush-at-home.Html for other ideas see http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/sinus_infection1.Html#acv. ...Read more

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Can you tell me natural remedy sinus infection?

Can you tell me natural remedy sinus infection?

Saline: Saline irrigations (neti pot or squeeze bottle) are particularly quite safe and effective in treating and preventing chronic sinus infections. There are other natural remedies, but saline has the most scientific research to support its use. ...Read more

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Can there be a natural remedy to cure a sinus infection?

Tough question: Infection can be treated but can come back, so go to the root why having infection nasal rinse imp. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more