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I rinse my nostril 2 times a day with salty water for drainage will this cause infection.?
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Distilled please
That's fine but there has been several cases of brain eating amoeba deaths in patients using nedi pots for sinus/ nose flushing with tap water. Make sure you use nothing but distilled, not tap water.

In brief: Distilled please
That's fine but there has been several cases of brain eating amoeba deaths in patients using nedi pots for sinus/ nose flushing with tap water. Make sure you use nothing but distilled, not tap water.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Shawn Kosnik
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
In brief: No
Using salty water or "saline" will not cause an infection as long as you use fresh saline and regularly clean the dispensing bottle.

In brief: No
Using salty water or "saline" will not cause an infection as long as you use fresh saline and regularly clean the dispensing bottle.
Dr. Shawn Kosnik
Dr. Shawn Kosnik
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Dr. Jeffrey Barke
Family Medicine
In brief: No
Be sure that the saline solution is prepared in a steryl fassion and replaced regularly.
If you do not use it for a few weeks then pour it out and start fresh. Boil some water for a few minutes and then add salt. Use this to rinse. You can also buy steryl saline at the pharmacy or market.

In brief: No
Be sure that the saline solution is prepared in a steryl fassion and replaced regularly.
If you do not use it for a few weeks then pour it out and start fresh. Boil some water for a few minutes and then add salt. Use this to rinse. You can also buy steryl saline at the pharmacy or market.
Dr. Jeffrey Barke
Dr. Jeffrey Barke
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