24 May 2011
Doctors are hesitant to prescribe antibiotics for sinus infections, so an old ( I believe now dead) ENT of mine gave me a great tip that I have passed along many timnes with good results. Every night, before bed, take a Q-tip & put a small amout of vasoline on the tip. Place in as high as possible in your nostril, turn slowly & once remove knd of rub it in. Do the same for the other side with a different Q- tip. Can spread infection from one side to the other otherwise, As you sleep, the vasoline will coat the sinuses, & restore the villia to a normal condition. This works for allergies too. I do it everynight because of my allergies. Otherwias I wake with a stuffy nose. Good luck & give it a try. It may take a few days, but it does work...
25 May 2011
hello ricoallie, i am a long time sufferer of acute sinus infections. if you went to the er i am assuming you were at an acute stage and in need of antibiotics. i am surprised that the doctors in the er did not give you a prescription. it will not go away without antibiotics and could make you very ill if left untreated. i urge you to go to a clinic and secure antibiotics to clear up this condition. because i avoided treatment throughout the years i now have to suffer some major consequences. please do not let it go. paddyanne47
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