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    Old 07-23-2004, 09:04 AM   #1
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    Beerzoids is right.

    check this link out

    A doctor actually says using a hydrogen peroxide/salt/baking soda mixture will help combat sinus infections.

    Some interesting notes...

    1. Use COOL water. Warn or hot water actually INCREASES inflammation. This is a mistake I have been making for months. I was using very warm water when I irrigate -and wondering why I felt worse afterwards!

    2. This is from personal experience. When you irrigate, try to use between 300-500ml. Afterwards, water drainage should come out BOTH nostrels, for about 15 minutes or so. If it only comes out one, you have an obstruction going on -either a severely inflammed passage, or a structural abnormality that is preventing drainage. You should see steady water flow from both sides. If it is bad enough, you should go get a CT Scan to see what is going on.

    Since my sinuses are bugging me again, I'm going to try 3 days on hydrogen peroxide and see what happens.

    N.B. Don't take any quinolone drugs (Avelox, Levaquin, Cipro). The side-effects are debilitating, and you will be replacing one problem (sinuses), with another (tendinopathy, neuropathy, etc.)

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    Old 07-24-2004, 09:46 AM   #2
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    Re: Beerzoids is right.

    I think it's irresponsible for any of us to say "don't take <insert FDA approved drug here>". Different people necessitate different types of treatment. Before I started Xolair, I averaged 9 upper respiratory infections a year. Quinolone antibiotics are the only thing left that works for me, other than IV antibiotics in the hospital. Admittedly quinolones should only be taken under certain conditions and admittedly a lot of folks can't tolerate them. That said, quinolones are very effective in the treatment of bacterial sinusitis. I've never had a problem with them and I'm quite sure Levaquin helped save my life last summer.

    Old 07-24-2004, 10:41 AM   #3
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    Re: Beerzoids is right.

    There are other antibiotics, such as Augmentin or even Vancomycin if things get really out of hand.

    Quinolones should only be taken as a last resort. After surgery, other antibiotics, etc.

    People have died outright from quinolones, especially Levaquin (liver failure, stevens johnson syndrome, etc.)

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