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4 Steps to Take to Help Prevent Sinus Pain

These simple steps can help you stop the frequent discomfort you get from sinus pain. You may even be able to avoid surgery.

  1. rinse your sinuses daily.

make rinsing your sinuses using a neti pot or other nasal rinses part of your routine. It can help you prevent painful symptoms and treat sinus problems.

In one study, 98% of physicians and pharmacists recommend nasal rinsing with a neti pot or squeeze bottle to prevent or treat sinus pain.

2. when symptoms arise

nasal congestion?

Considere using a steroid nasal spray. They can be used as a long term treatment or just when they're needed.

have allergies?

Over-the-counter (OTC) allery medications can help manage symptoms.

what about decongestants?

Good for short periods of time, but because of potential side effects you should try not to use them for more than three days.

3. when it's time to see a doctor

if you've tried theses teps and OTC medicines, and they didn't help, it's time to see your provider. See your primary care physician (PCP) first. They know what to do, or know if you need to see a specialist.

4. when you get a prescription, take it as directed

be sure to complete the full course of treatment, even if your symptoms go away


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