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What can you take for a sinus headache when you are pregna?

What can you take for a sinus headache when you are pregna?

Let me help you: Water humidifier saline nose spray antibiotics drink a lot of water to keep hydrated. Use humidifier at home . Saline nasal spray as often as possible. Antibiotic : Amoxicillin with doctor advice. Warm shower, and tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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'm 11 wks preg what can I take for a sinus headache? Also can I still take my vit D 5000mg and vit B12 I took 1 everyday b4 I was preg

I'm 11 wks preg what can I take for a sinus headache? Also can I still take my vit D 5000mg and vit B12 I took 1 everyday b4 I was preg

Headache: 1: Call your obstetrician and ask for advice regarding which medicine is OK for your sinus headache. 2: Stop vitamin D 5000 and go to your pharmacy and buy over the counter D in either 1000 or 2000 unit bottles, each with 100 capsules. It won't be bad for your pregnancy. 3: Go online to "NuVal" and get good information about what foods are good, not so good, or bad. There are 100 items listed. ...Read more

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What can I take for a sinus headache while breast feeding? I have a stuffy nose, no cough nor congestion, just a terrible headache.

What can I take for a sinus headache while breast feeding? I have a stuffy nose, no cough nor congestion, just a terrible headache.

Water and Ibuprofen: Hello, Sorry you're feeling badly. Hard to get enough sleep to stay healthy when you are caring for an infant. You can try Ibuprofen 400mg and drink lots of water. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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What can I take for sinus headache if i'm on blood thinners?

What can I take for sinus headache if i'm on blood thinners?

Sinus headache: Hello, i would recommend saline nasal washes and Acetaminophen as directed. Afrin nasal spray may also help for your congestion and sinus pain. ...Read more

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What can my grandfather take for a sinus headache, when he takes medication for parkinsons?

What can my grandfather take for a sinus headache, when he takes medication for parkinsons?

Soe meds are safe: Tylenol, (acetaminophen) antihistamines(eg Claritin alavert etc, not with "d") should not react with his parkinsons meds. Prescription nasal steroids are also helpful. Frequently "sinus" headaches are actually migraines and are treated much differently. He should discuss this with his primary care doc. ...Read more

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What should I take if I have a sinus headache?

What should I take if I have a sinus headache?

Allegra-D or NSAIDs: The best treatment for a sinus headache is an antihistamine with sudafed such as allegra-d, claritin-d or zyrtec-d. This often relieves the symptoms in 2-4 hours. For more immediate treatment nsaids like Motrin or advil are helpful. For chronic sinus headaches, you should see an ENT speicialist to determine the cause. Nasal steroid sprays and neilmed sinus rinses can help too. ...Read more

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What can I take for severe sinus headaches?

What can I take for severe sinus headaches?

Sinus or migraine: The vast majority of patients i see with "bad sinus headaches" in reality have migraine or tmj. It is important to see an ENT doctor to eliminate sinus from being a possibility. In general if a headache is so bad you have to lay down and light and sound bothers you it is most likely not sinus but a migraine. ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure what can I take for sinus headaches?

I have high blood pressure what can I take for sinus headaches?

Antihistamines: First generation meds work well, like Diphenhydramine and chlorpheniramine. However, they cause sleepiness and dry mouth. Second generation meds like loratidine, Cetirizine and fexofenadine are now generic, cheap and have few side effects. ...Read more

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Im a dialysis patient I have a sinus headache im also allergic to tylenol (acetaminophen) what can I take for this sinus headache?

Im a dialysis patient I have a sinus headache im also allergic to tylenol (acetaminophen) what can I take for this sinus headache?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine)....: ..If it's an allergic sinus headache. You can take a anti-inflammatory medication, like advil (ibuprofen) if there aren't reasons for you not to take nsaids. For example if you have a history of recent GI bleed or taking another blood thinner. You need to be cautious with NSAID use if you have kidney disease to prevent further decline. Since you are on dialysis you can take an NSAID but i'd use a low dose. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Klein
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Sinus Pain (Definition)

Sinus pain = discomfort in cavities in the head & face. This may be due to congestion or infection of the sinuses. See this article ...Read more