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Any over-the-counter meds that are really good with bad sinus pressure?

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Dr. David Mann
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Medications

Afrin nasal spray is the best medication for nasal congestion.
It is also helpful for sinus and facial congestion. It can only safely be taken for 3-4 days, then rebound congestion can occur. Many patients fail to take advantage of this excellent med due to fear of side effects. Sudafed is also helpful. Nasal saline acts is very safe as has mild decongestant effect.

In brief: Medications

Afrin nasal spray is the best medication for nasal congestion.
It is also helpful for sinus and facial congestion. It can only safely be taken for 3-4 days, then rebound congestion can occur. Many patients fail to take advantage of this excellent med due to fear of side effects. Sudafed is also helpful. Nasal saline acts is very safe as has mild decongestant effect.
Dr. David Mann
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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Decongestant and...

You can try sudafed and saline nasal irrigations twice a day for a handful of days.
Pain medication can be helpful, if the pressure is severe. If you have environmental allergies, be sure to take your allergy medications. If you are no better in a few days, please see your pmd or ENT doctor.

In brief: Decongestant and...

You can try sudafed and saline nasal irrigations twice a day for a handful of days.
Pain medication can be helpful, if the pressure is severe. If you have environmental allergies, be sure to take your allergy medications. If you are no better in a few days, please see your pmd or ENT doctor.
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