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What should I do to get rid of sinusitis?

What should I do to get rid of sinusitis?

Get it treated: The basic problem with recurrent sinusitis is swelling of the sinus tissues related to allergy/viral infection and/or an anatomic issue which pre-disposes to recurrent infections. Either one of these needs to be evaluated to "get rid of sinusitis." if you have chronic sinusitis, it may because an acute infection was not treated properly. Best to be seen by your local ent. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Keith
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Sinusitis (Definition)

A condition caused by an inflammation or swelling of the lining of the facial sinuses. It usually starts with cold-like symptoms such as a runny, stuffy ...Read more


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What do I do to get rid of a sinus headache?

What do I do to get rid of a sinus headache?

First, diagnosis: In general, headache as the only symptom is rarely the result of rhino-sinusitis. The classical symptoms of sinusitis are nasal congestion, nasal obstruction, yellow nasal discharge, fullness or pressure below the eyes and pain or fullness between the eyes. You get rid of sinusitis by first making the diagnosis and determining whether it is viral or bacterial. Then you can get rid of headache. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of pimples?

What should I do to get rid of pimples?

Acne treatments: There are several forms of acne and treatments are specific for different types of acne. Here are the mainstays of prescription treatment: clogged pores: tretinoin (retin a), Adapalene (differin), tazorac inflammatory lesions (red bumps, pustules): topical clindamycin, benzoyl peroxide, erythromycin, sulfur/sulfacetamide cysts: oral doxycyline, minocycline, tetracycline, accutane. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of the pinkeye?

What should I do to get rid of the pinkeye?

Wait: Pink eye will resolve without treatment in 4-10 days. If it lasts longer than this, it is not pink eye. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of acne/blemishes?

What should I do to get rid of acne/blemishes?

Scientific Rx: Your physician can treat you effectively. All acne is manageable today if you're allowed to get treatment for it and you're not subject to the whims of someone who thinks it's lifestyle-related or that "natural is better." before getting seen, try benzoyl peroxide topically. Acne on your trunk usually requires systemic rx. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of tonsillitis?

What can I do to get rid of tonsillitis?

Several things: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of pain?

What should I do to get rid of pain?

Treat cause: It all depends on the cause. One needs to treat the cause of the pain, not just the pain. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of a cough do to allergies?

What do I do to get rid of a cough do to allergies?

Depends: Cough from allergies may be related to post nasal drip or from obstruction of the airways as in asthma. Nasal symptoms of allergies are best treated with topical nasal steroid sprays. Asthma is best treated with quick relief bronchodilator inhaler and if persistent asthma with inhaled cortisone type inhalers. First need to identify if cough trigger and the treat nose, lungs or both! ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of a stuffynose?

What can I do to get rid of a stuffynose?

Depends on cause: If your stuffiness is due to an allergy you must either remove yourself from the cause (dog or cat fur, pollen, mold, mites for example) or suppress the bodies reaction to it with prescription or non-prescription meds. Don't use sprays like afrin (oxymetazoline) more than once a day because tolerance develops quickly to these sprays. Occasionally polyps or growths on the lining of the airways develop. ...Read more

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What to do if i get really bad sinus headaches. What can I do to get rid of them?

What to do if i get really bad sinus headaches. What can I do to get rid of them?

Sinus headache: You can try over the counter allergy medications such as zyrtec, claritin, (loratadine) allegra. They work well in conjunction with a sinus rinse ( www.Neilmed.Com). If you're still having headaches, then you should see your primary care provider to see if you have a sinus infection. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of a sinus ache?

What can I do to get rid of a sinus ache?

Sinus pressure: Hello, daily sinus pressure may point to an underlying blockage or narrowing of the sinus outflow tracts. I often recommend a 10 day course of ibuprophen with faring nasal spray for 5 days only. If you are able to take the ibuprophen, the anti-inflammatory properties will help reduce the swelling in these narrow drainage pathways. Saline nasal spray may also help. ...Read more

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What might I do to get rid of my headache?

What might I do to get rid of my headache?

More info: You must first determine cause of your headache dirst. Menstrual periods, tension, neck muscle spaqsms, neck muscle strain, histamine allergic cause, closed head trauma, concussions, neck intrevertebral disc problems, migraines, brain tumors, thyroid problems can all be source of your headache. First i would get a brain and possibly a cervical MRI to determine cause of headaches. Thyroid tests nex. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of a headache quickly?

What do I do to get rid of a headache quickly?

What is causing them: Headaches are often from the muscles of the head and face region and too often are related to problems with the joints, muscles and bite. Put your fingers over where you get the headaches and bite down. If you feel the muscles move, then look into the joint, muscle, and bite (TMJ) as a possible cause. Treat the cause, not the effects. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of bad breath?

What should I do to get rid of bad breath?

See a dentist: Bad breath can come from different sources. You should see a dentist to rule out any infections, gum problems or tongue issues. Assuming you don't have those, see an ent. Sometimes bad breath can come from tonsils, sinuses, or stomach. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of tinninitus?

What can I do to get rid of tinninitus?

Tinnitus: Fortunately given that you live in seattle the best in town for this problem is dr. May hwang on first hill. She is excellent. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of an ear ache?

What do I do to get rid of an ear ache?

See details: Earaches can be from several causes including infection, swimmers ear or a wax impaction. You need to have a doctor take a look. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of bv?

What should I do to get rid of bv?

Hard to do.: Normal vaginal ph is 4.0 & unfortunately for women, normal ph of menstrual blood is 7.4 & the ph of semen is 8.0. The vagina is warm, wet & dark & raising the ph invites bacterial overgrowth. The best thing to avoid overgrowth is to reset the vaginal ph to 4 weekly using rephresh, plain yogurt douching or recolonizataion of lactobacilli which fight off bacterial overgrowth. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of facial pimples?

What should I do to get rid of facial pimples?

?: Pimples may mean many different diagnoses. For 34 year old acne may not be the right one therefore you need to show it to your doctor. Good hygien, not overheating it, cleaning dust and sweat promptly is always a good idea. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of migranes?

What can I do to get rid of migranes?

Try riboflavin: First, be sure that you have a correct diagnosis of migraine. Migraines are pulsatile, usually one-sided, last hours, and cause disability including nausea and vomiting. They often run in families. Next, avoid using advil (ibuprofen) or other otc's more than twice weekly (they cause rebound headache). Try riboflavin 400mg daily to prevent them. It's a b vitamin, has helped a number of my patients. ...Read more