What Is The Best Way To Get Rid Of A Sinus Infection?

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carrie Profile
carrie answered
I used to get sinus infections ALL of the time. My dr gave me a prescription for Singulair since Claritin stopped working for me too. As long as I take Singulair every day and keep myself hydrated I haven't been getting as many sinus infections. And since I quit smoking 7 years ago, hardly ever at all. I have a friend who swears by rinsing her sinuses out with a saltwater solution but it is too gross for me to handle. www.achooallergy.com explains how it's done. She says she hasn't had a sinus infection since she started doing this.
PJ Stein Profile
PJ Stein answered

For me if it lasts more than 10 days I head to the doctors, for medicine. Otherwise I take hot showers to loosen all the gunk up and blow it out. I also use the Breathe-rite nose strips with Vicks Vapo-rub in them when I sleep. My cousin's wife uses a Neti Pot and flushed her sinuses out. If they keep happening you need to find out why. Allergies can bring them on, or my case I had a deviated septum and had to have surgery to fix it.

Mainul Hussain Profile
Mainul Hussain answered
There is a heat treatment inside the nostril, in allopathy, that is almost parmanent
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
I would use plain saline spray several times a day, and talk with you doctor about it.
Kymm Profile
Kymm answered
Well, if it's an infection then the only way to cure an infection is with an antibiotic. Claritin is an allergy pill.

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