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Is it better to use isotonic or hypertonic saline solution when doing sinus irrigation? Does research say one is better?

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Dr. Terrance Kwiatkowski
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Usually isotonic

Just about every patient will benefit from isotonic solution - my favorite is neilmed brand.

In brief: Usually isotonic

Just about every patient will benefit from isotonic solution - my favorite is neilmed brand.
Dr. Terrance Kwiatkowski
Dr. Terrance Kwiatkowski
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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Saline tonicity

Hello. I usually recommend isotonic irrigations.
Hypertonic is useful for drawing secretions into the solution as well as helping to reduce congestion. The hypertonic solution may cause more stinging.

In brief: Saline tonicity

Hello. I usually recommend isotonic irrigations.
Hypertonic is useful for drawing secretions into the solution as well as helping to reduce congestion. The hypertonic solution may cause more stinging.
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
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