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Using Neil Med sinus rinse for awhile now, for post nasal drip. After using it I am more congested, why is this? Should I stop?

Neti pot. Is a very effective way to clean off nasal passages on regular basis, but you might have a nose or sinus infection with more secretions than the capacity of the rinse to clear, hence the congestion, kindly see your doctor, you may need a prescription medication or an antibiotic. Read more...

How do I get rid of post nasal drip and dry it out back there? I've tried salt water, sinus rinse, nose spray, steam and wet just isnt working. Help!

Allergies. These symptoms may point to an allergy to something. Consider Claritin, Allegra , possibly benadryl (diphenhydramine) and get a humidifier for at night. Air purifiers are an expensive but sometimes helpful remedy if this is worse in the home. Good luck. Read more...
Depends on Cause. If your symptoms are related to a viral infection then your symptoms will improve on their own with clearance of the virus. If you have a bacterial sinus issue, you may need antibiotics to help resolve your symptoms. If your symptoms are caused by seasonal allergy, you may benefit from OTC anti-histamines vs combination tablets that include a decongestant (which should not be used long-term). Read more...
Pollen. I just checked the US pollen map and Levittown is having the highest counts in the country right now, so I suspect this is a seasonal problem. nasal steroid spray daily and antihistamine like allegra, claritin, zyrtec will be first line and if that fails see an allergist. other causes are vasomotor rhinitis, nasal esosinophilia and aspirin allergy and nasal polyps. Read more...