Thread: sinusitis again
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Old 03-13-2010, 03:59 AM   #2
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Re: sinusitis again

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because of the weather here ive been kinda addicted to afrin. it's the only thing that gives me drainage when ever thing else stops working. oh what to do
The first thing you need to do is STOP the Afrin. Afrin causes rebound congestion if you use it for more than a few days, so it actually makes your nasal tissues swell and could be partly to blame for your sinus infection. You should really talk to your ENT about the Afrin and have him help you get off it for good.

The second thing I would recommend is irrigation with a SinusRinse bottle. It will help soothe your nasal tissues and rinse any infected mucus out of your sinus cavities.