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How to relieve ear pressure and face ache from sinus cold?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Decongestants

Promoting drainage from an obstructed sinus outlet is one major factor, along with antibiotics.
This can be helped along by irrigation with saline/bicarb solutions, nasal steroids, oral decongestants (pseudoephedrine), and other similar products. Use of a mild painkiller like aspirin, tylenol (acetaminophen) or other n0n-steroidal anti-inflammatories may also help.

In brief: Decongestants

Promoting drainage from an obstructed sinus outlet is one major factor, along with antibiotics.
This can be helped along by irrigation with saline/bicarb solutions, nasal steroids, oral decongestants (pseudoephedrine), and other similar products. Use of a mild painkiller like aspirin, tylenol (acetaminophen) or other n0n-steroidal anti-inflammatories may also help.
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