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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

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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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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I am taking augmenting 875 mg for a sinus infection. This is day 6 of treatment I noticed red dots sporadically all over my body. it doesn't ich?

I am taking augmenting 875 mg for a sinus infection.  This is day 6 of treatment I noticed red dots sporadically all over my body.  it doesn't ich?

Rash : It doesn't sound characteristic of an allergic reaction which causes hives or urticaria. The rash is bigger than dots and is raised and itchy. If it changes to that type of rash, stop the antibiotic and notify your doctor. All the best. ...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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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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I am taking amoxicillin for a sinus infection (1 day into treatment) and after taking it I get quite bad indigestion. Should I stop taking it?

I am taking amoxicillin for a sinus infection (1 day into treatment) and after taking it I get quite bad indigestion. Should I stop taking it?

You can, but: this is rather an adverse drug reaction, (not an allergic reaction), and may disappear later. If you can't put up with or it becomes worse, definitely hold the medication and contact your doctor, who may prescribe an alternative, good luck ...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 (guaifenesin) type medications may help as well. If symptoms persist over 7 days, see a doctor. ...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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How long can a sinus infection last without treatment?

How long can a sinus infection last without treatment?

Sinus: A true sinus infection needs to be treated with antibiotics. Warm mist, saline spray and decongestants all help drainage but the infection needs to be treated as well. You should have it checked out ...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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Can a sinus infection get worse without treatment? I thought mine went away but now I have really bad headaches still that wont go away.

Sinus headache: Yes, untreated sinusitis can worsen and cause serious medical risks, especially if the sinus involved is the sphenoid sinus (deeper in the skull). Although what most people call sinus headache is actually a migraine, if you have headaches associated with prominent nasal congestion or heavy think nasal discharges you should see your doctor for treatment. Hope you feel well soon, . ...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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What are the treatment options for a viral sinus infection?

What are the treatment options for a viral sinus infection?

Symptoms only: There are over the counter medications to treat symptoms. But, there are no medications for viral infections of the upper respiratory track. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a crick in neck that is going to my shoulders. I am recovering from a URI and sinus infection.

What is the best treatment  for a crick in neck that is going to my shoulders. I am recovering from a URI  and sinus infection.

Wry neck: You may have a wry neck as a result of your uri. Lie flat in bed when you go to sleep, without a pillow. Apply a heating pad set on low so you don't burn yourself while you are sleeping. Take Ibuprofen for the pain.It should take about a week to get better. ...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

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This is my 15th day of 15 day treatment w/Bactrim for sinus infection. 15 min. after taking next to last pill in bottle, got hives. Related?

This is my 15th day of 15 day treatment w/Bactrim for sinus infection.  15 min. after taking next to last pill in bottle, got hives.  Related?

Possible allergy: If a person is allergic to a medication, it may take repeated exposure to the drug before the development of the allergic symptom or sign, for example, itching, hives or rash. So getting hives on the last day of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) therapy is suggestive of allergy to the medication. Please inform your health care provider of this reaction. ...Read more

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My six year old is really congested with a cough and now he says his eyebrows hurt. Sinus infection? Is there any OTC remedy since it is friday night

My six year old is really congested with a cough and now he says his eyebrows hurt. Sinus infection? Is there any OTC  remedy since it is friday night

Symptom control: Children don't have forehead sinuses at this age but the ethmoid and sphenoid sinuses could cause forehead pain. Bacterial sinusitis in kids often has fever, nasal blockage, infected looking drainage, and cough especially at night. Suggest topical nasal decongestant drops, hydrate, humidifier, tylenol (acetaminophen) and/or advil, sudafed, sleep with head up. Sinus infection shows up as cold is starting improve. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for kids bad smelling mouth? What is sinus infection in kids?

What is best treatment for kids bad smelling mouth? What is sinus infection in kids?

See the dentist: A bad odor from a child's mouth can be from a number of things. It could be anything from halitosis due to a coated tongue, to tooth decay, to some other systemic disease. Please have the child examined by a dentist to determine if the problem is orally based or from some other disease. The sooner you have the child checked, the sooner the problem will be solved. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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