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Help clearing sinus

Sep 28, 2017 11:34 PM

I just got sick last night and it's almost unbearable today. I have a sore throat, a stuffed up nose and my face and head hurt so bad I can't even lay down because the pillow hurts. I have already tried DayQuil, musinex, steaming water with lemon, and sleeping pills to try to nock me out. I don't have any prescription pain pills and I don't know what else to do. I'm just sitting in a ball crying. Does anyone have any tips?

Sep 29, 2017 4:41 AM

Hi Jessiejag, I'm going thru the same thing right now. But you sound like your suffering much worse. The only other tip I have is to get some nose decongestant spray. Is your nose is stopped up then that means you have swollen membranes and the spray will help reduce the swelling. But it also sounds like you may have a sinus infection. I hope my tip helps, gentle hugs 💜💜💜💜

Sep 29, 2017 6:56 AM

I use saline nasal spray, inhale eucalyptus essential oil steam or a netti pot. Taking decongestants will give you rebound congestion when you stop taking it. Rebound is worse.

Sep 29, 2017 10:06 AM

Yea i agree with those answers. The only relieved I get when I'm sick is cough drops for the sore throat won't fix it but in the least give you something and nasal spray is the most helpful. I went to a place where I found out I have really bad allergies and they've never truly gone away even though I'm back in my hometown where I never had allergies before. I use afrin nasal spray all the time.

Sep 29, 2017 8:26 PM

Saline spray or netti pot.

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