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I was told I should do sinus lavage, how could I make one at home?

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Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine

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Usually 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt for 8 ounces of body temperature water will do.
And use 1 cup each nostril. Then blow nose well. Nasal lavage can be helpful for chronic sinus congestion, and i often recommend it. However, some studies suggest a risk of infection if neti pot or bottle not kept clean or use of contaminated tap water, or even injury to nasal tissue. So be cautious.

In brief: See below

Usually 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt for 8 ounces of body temperature water will do.
And use 1 cup each nostril. Then blow nose well. Nasal lavage can be helpful for chronic sinus congestion, and i often recommend it. However, some studies suggest a risk of infection if neti pot or bottle not kept clean or use of contaminated tap water, or even injury to nasal tissue. So be cautious.
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