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I have a sinus infection. Hurts. How can I relieve the pain and clear my sinuses?
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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: Sinus infection?
If you've a medically diagnosed sinus infection, make sure you are taking the antibiotics, decongestants and anti-inflammatories that you may have been prescribed.
Saline spray or irrigations can be very helpful to thin mucus and clear secretions. You may find a pain reliever like Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) helpful for pain relief.

In brief: Sinus infection?
If you've a medically diagnosed sinus infection, make sure you are taking the antibiotics, decongestants and anti-inflammatories that you may have been prescribed.
Saline spray or irrigations can be very helpful to thin mucus and clear secretions. You may find a pain reliever like Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) helpful for pain relief.
Dr. Anifat Balogun
Dr. Anifat Balogun
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Sinusitis
You might try sinus rinses with a netti-pot, use of a decongestant such as pseudoephedrine, or otc afrin nasal spray.
Sometimes nasal steroids help. If all else fails see an ENT doctor.

In brief: Sinusitis
You might try sinus rinses with a netti-pot, use of a decongestant such as pseudoephedrine, or otc afrin nasal spray.
Sometimes nasal steroids help. If all else fails see an ENT doctor.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
In brief: Ibuprofen, warm
Compresses, sometimes sinus flushing but ultimately you should see a doctor.

In brief: Ibuprofen, warm
Compresses, sometimes sinus flushing but ultimately you should see a doctor.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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