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Old 09-07-2018, 02:48 PM   #1
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Angry Sinuses!!

Iíd pay a large amount of money to never deal with sinuses again! My nose has been flooding for 2 days straight i have no clue how the body can produces this
Much constant mucus! Iíve tried every over the counter in the past 48 hrs nothingís touched it!
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Old 09-07-2018, 02:56 PM   #2
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Most allergy meds (Zyrtec, Claratin, etc.) work by building up an immunity in your system. They're not a "one dose" medication. Try one for a couple weeks and if it's not working, try a different brand. I went thru a couple before I found that Zyrtec worked best for me.

I take a Zyrtec and use the OTC Flonaise nasal spray every day. If mine get jacked up I'll pop a Sudafed and will be better the next day... That only happens about twice a year.

Another thing that will help is a Neilmed Sinus Rinse (Neti-Pot). A lot of folks can't make themselves do a sinus rinse but I guarantee you that if you get into the habit of it, your sinuses will thank you for it.
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Old 09-07-2018, 03:03 PM   #3
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You may have an infection.

One time I got real sick after cutting open the crotch of a large, dead tree that was threatening to fall on a neighbor’s house. Whatever I breathed in from that tree wreaked havoc on my sinuses. Forced myself to go to work, but knew the allergy meds weren’t doing a thing to stop whatever was going on. If my memory is right, dr gave me a shot. Of what exactly I do not recall. But it worked.
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Old 09-07-2018, 03:03 PM   #4
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X2 on the Zyrtec D . . Dries it up . .
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Old 09-07-2018, 03:06 PM   #5
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Allegra D is the only thing that works for me.
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Old 09-07-2018, 03:08 PM   #6
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Generic benadryl 4 times a day for me and afrin spray is my go to - I have allergies and live in the piney woods. I do this religously and haven't had strep since starting this 4 years ago. Since I'm allergic to wasps it does double duty for me. My son is on Nazacort twice a day and a clariton. A lot of adults are coming down with asthma this year here - some who have never had allergies before! It's really bad here this year
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Old 09-07-2018, 03:27 PM   #7
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Nasicort (sp?) works well for me. You gotta start using it a couple weeks beforehand for it to work right though. I usually start in early August and by dove season I'm good to go.
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Old 09-07-2018, 03:42 PM   #8
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Allegra or anything that has FEXOFENADINE in it.
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Old 09-07-2018, 04:07 PM   #9
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Another thing that will help is a Neilmed Sinus Rinse (Neti-Pot). A lot of folks can't make themselves do a sinus rinse but I guarantee you that if you get into the habit of it, your sinuses will thank you for it.
This is the only thing that works for me when my sinuses flare up, and it works fairly instant.
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Old 09-07-2018, 04:25 PM   #10
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Most allergy meds (Zyrtec, Claratin, etc.) work by building up an immunity in your system. They're not a "one dose" medication. Try one for a couple weeks and if it's not working, try a different brand. I went thru a couple before I found that Zyrtec worked best for me.

I take a Zyrtec and use the OTC Flonaise nasal spray every day. If mine get jacked up I'll pop a Sudafed and will be better the next day... That only happens about twice a year.

Another thing that will help is a Neilmed Sinus Rinse (Neti-Pot). A lot of folks can't make themselves do a sinus rinse but I guarantee you that if you get into the habit of it, your sinuses will thank you for it.
THIS^^^

Only difference I don't get the flow and crud just a massive blockage that eventually feels like someone is punching the back side of my right eye.
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Old 09-07-2018, 04:32 PM   #11
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Order one of these immediately. I was literally drowning for 2 months and took every **** drug with the exception of cocaine. This fixed me up in 3 - 4 days.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old 09-07-2018, 04:38 PM   #12
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I FEEL your pain Fred!


If anyone has had more sinus problems than me I feel really bad for you!! I ve had two surgeries where they peeled my face off. One had a tumor behing my eye they dug out. The other they obliterated (filled with fat from my stomach) my frontal sinus cavaties over my eyes. I ve had 4 other polyp removal surgeries.

I woke up this morning my eyes were mated together. My forehead was swollen, warm and tender to the touch. I said on crap. Got dress drove straight to the minor emergency clinic. Got 2 steroid shots as per usual with these symptoms. Feel better already. This happens to me every year one time?

I use regular ole nasal saline spray or warm salt water everyday to irrigate.

Guess its just that time of the year!
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Old 09-07-2018, 04:44 PM   #13
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if you want to get them completely drained take a good snort of police grade pepper spray,,, it will clean them right out!
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Old 09-07-2018, 04:47 PM   #14
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I go get shots- I have zero problems and within the next few months I should be down to once every other week. Zero problems since started
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Old 09-07-2018, 05:18 PM   #15
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Go see a real sinus doc.....I used one in the Woodlands that was great. Ballon sinuplasty and have not had a sinus infection since. I battled a sinus infection off and on for 20 years!!!
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Old 09-07-2018, 05:21 PM   #16
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Another thing that will help is a Neilmed Sinus Rinse (Neti-Pot). A lot of folks can't make themselves do a sinus rinse but I guarantee you that if you get into the habit of it, your sinuses will thank you for it. [/QUOTE]

This^^^^^^^
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Old 09-07-2018, 06:19 PM   #17
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I was getting 6-10 or so sinus infections a year about 16 years ago. They were bad. It would take 20 days on strong antibiotics to knock them out.
I started using Flonase twice per day about 15 years ago and now I get a sinus infection once every three years or so.
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Old 09-07-2018, 06:36 PM   #18
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Most allergy meds (Zyrtec, Claratin, etc.) work by building up an immunity in your system. They're not a "one dose" medication. Try one for a couple weeks and if it's not working, try a different brand. I went thru a couple before I found that Zyrtec worked best for me.

I take a Zyrtec and use the OTC Flonaise nasal spray every day. If mine get jacked up I'll pop a Sudafed and will be better the next day... That only happens about twice a year.

Another thing that will help is a Neilmed Sinus Rinse (Neti-Pot). A lot of folks can't make themselves do a sinus rinse but I guarantee you that if you get into the habit of it, your sinuses will thank you for it.
This is exactly what I do. I used to have allergy issues that turned into sinus infections 3-4 times per year. Now it is once every other year or so.
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Old 09-07-2018, 06:44 PM   #19
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I've had sinus problems all my life. I take a Claritine pill every night, use Fluticasone spray and a Sinugator.

The NeilMed Sinugator will flush out your sinuses great.

$24.58 at WalMart
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Old 09-07-2018, 06:46 PM   #20
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Another thing that will help is a Neilmed Sinus Rinse (Neti-Pot). A lot of folks can't make themselves do a sinus rinse but I guarantee you that if you get into the habit of it, your sinuses will thank you for it.
This^^^^^^^[/QUOTE]

X2 + nasacort
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Old 09-07-2018, 06:59 PM   #21
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I take a Claretin once a day. It takes a few days to work.

Cialis may work too. They both take time to work. LOL.
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Old 09-07-2018, 07:07 PM   #22
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Chlorpheniramine 4mg and regular Sudafed.
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Old 09-07-2018, 07:38 PM   #23
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Lots of good advice here. You'll have to weed through all of it and find something that works for you. I'll tell you what I did. I was getting 3-4 sinus infections a year. My doctor suggested Arm & Hammer saline spray. Any drug store has it. I found a three pack at Costco. I squirt it up my nose a couple times a day as a preventative. It's now been over a year and I haven't had a sinus infection yet.
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Old 09-07-2018, 07:48 PM   #24
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neti pot again...will change your life!
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Old 09-07-2018, 08:05 PM   #25
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Go see a ent and get your sinus cavities looked at. Im having surgery oct 3rd for same thing.

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Old 09-07-2018, 08:25 PM   #26
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Are you buying the stuff off the shelf or getting it from behind the counter? The good stuff is behind the counter and you have to sign for it.
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Old 09-07-2018, 08:35 PM   #27
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Allegra D is the only thing that works for me.
Best for me too...if blood press is issue just plain Allegra
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Old 09-07-2018, 08:54 PM   #28
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Are you buying the stuff off the shelf or getting it from behind the counter? The good stuff is behind the counter and you have to sign for it.

This Zyrtec D is different than Zyrtec . The Zyrtec D is behind the counter and the only thing that works for me
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Old 09-07-2018, 09:35 PM   #29
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This Zyrtec D is different than Zyrtec . The Zyrtec D is behind the counter and the only thing that works for me
Thats right, Its regulated. You have to purchase it with an ID and it goes into a database limiting how much you can get. I have a co-worker and this is the only thing that will work for him. Not cheap either.. 40 dollars for 24 day supply
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Old 09-07-2018, 09:36 PM   #30
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Are you buying the stuff off the shelf or getting it from behind the counter? The good stuff is behind the counter and you have to sign for it.
Yep
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Old 09-07-2018, 10:17 PM   #31
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Most allergy meds (Zyrtec, Claratin, etc.) work by building up an immunity in your system. They're not a "one dose" medication. Try one for a couple weeks and if it's not working, try a different brand. I went thru a couple before I found that Zyrtec worked best for me.

I take a Zyrtec and use the OTC Flonaise nasal spray every day. If mine get jacked up I'll pop a Sudafed and will be better the next day... That only happens about twice a year.

Another thing that will help is a Neilmed Sinus Rinse (Neti-Pot). A lot of folks can't make themselves do a sinus rinse but I guarantee you that if you get into the habit of it, your sinuses will thank you for it.


This is the best advice that Iíve seen on this issue. My background is in otolaryngology and you have saved a doctorís visit by following these suggestions. If you try all of this and still have issues, then you should seek a doc. Make sure to document the length of time that you used the above regularly or you will have to start over again for the records.

Regularly means every day for a month. Do not use the Flonase (or any steroid nasal spray) immediately before or at least 30
Minutes after rinsing with the NeilMed/NetiPot (donít want to wash out the medication).

Do not use Afrin for longer than 72 hours, ever!!!!




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Old 09-08-2018, 10:00 AM   #32
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Was where you are a couple of weeks ago.

The OTC I used get was Tavist. It contains Clemastine

Could not find it anywhere, so called my Doctor and asked for a script. Picked it up and it was like the mericale cure. I had a big difference by day 3, and almost dried up by day 4.
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