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What should I do to get rid of sinusitis?
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Get it treated
The basic problem with recurrent sinusitis is swelling of the sinus tissues related to allergy/viral infection and/or an anatomic issue which pre-disposes to recurrent infections.
Either one of these needs to be evaluated to "get rid of sinusitis." if you have chronic sinusitis, it may because an acute infection was not treated properly. Best to be seen by your local ent.

In brief: Get it treated
The basic problem with recurrent sinusitis is swelling of the sinus tissues related to allergy/viral infection and/or an anatomic issue which pre-disposes to recurrent infections.
Either one of these needs to be evaluated to "get rid of sinusitis." if you have chronic sinusitis, it may because an acute infection was not treated properly. Best to be seen by your local ent.
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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Dr. Sanford Archer
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
In brief: Antibiotics
Normal treatment of a sinus infection is a 7 day course of antibiotics, decongestants and drinking plenty of fluids.
Nasal inhalation of steam and salt water irrigations can help alot as well.

In brief: Antibiotics
Normal treatment of a sinus infection is a 7 day course of antibiotics, decongestants and drinking plenty of fluids.
Nasal inhalation of steam and salt water irrigations can help alot as well.
Dr. Sanford Archer
Dr. Sanford Archer
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