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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
ENT doctors!: If your bad breath is directly caused by sinusitis, it is best to get an advice from ENT doctors--they are the expert! on the other hand, if the sinusitis is due to a failing tooth or infection in the tooth that is leaking into sinus cavity, you need help from a dentist. A scan is a powerful tool to find the source of your sinusitis. Consult your ENT and dental doctors. Get fresh breath back! ...Read more
If I would get sinus surgery, would I get rid of sinusitis for the rest of my life? Sufferer since 2010, regular ENT exams. Always positive. :)
See below: Most cases of sinusitis will resolve spontaneously without antibiotic treatment. The current recommendation is to use antibiotics only for the most severe and persistant, over 7-10 days duration, cases. Use of symptomatic treatment such as pseudephdrine decongestant pills and neosynephrine decongestant nasal spray or nose drops, saline nasal spray and tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain may help. ...Read more
See below: Humidify the air and use air purifier. Drink plenty of water. Avoid house irritants ...Read more
I had maxilary sinusitis since 2010. I cured it on April this year and I am still vulnerable to this disorder. Will I ever get rid of this? Thank you.
Chronic Sinusitis: If I'm understanding you correctly, you've had chronic maxillary sinusitis for 4 years which was finally resolved 4 months ago. You need to be managed by an ENT to see if you have an anatomic abnormality obstructing proper drainage of the OMC and require surgery or be tested for environmental allergies as cause of inflammation and obstruction. ...Read more
Sinusitis: Sinusitis can be caused by bacteria or fungus. It can also occur if something blocks the natural drainage tracts within our heads like a polyp. You should see your GP or pediatrician. They may prescribe antibiotics. They may also refer you to an otolaryngologist (ENT). In the meantime...hot showers or steam. Netti pot could help as well. ...Read more
My sinusitis won't go away even after multiple uses of antibiotics. Could this be a sign of an underlying issue? How do I get rid of it w/o antibiotic
Sinusitis: You need to be evaluated by a sinus surgeon. That doesn't mean you need surgery, but that is the ultimate treatment when you fail everything else. Other options for treatment include steroids, nasal saline rinses and limited balloon procedures. You probably need a CT scan to see what your sinuses look like and if that is even the correct diagnosis. Best of luck ...Read more
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