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How is sinusitis treated?

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If you have a simple sinus infection, your doctor may recommend you use a decongestant and saline nasal washes. You shouldn’t use an over-the-counter decongestant more than 3 days, though, because it can make you more congested.

If your doctor gives you antibiotics, you’ll probably take them for 10 to 14 days. The symptoms usually disappear with treatment.

Warm, moist air may help if you have chronic sinusitis. You can use a vaporizer, or you can inhale steam from a pan of warm water. Make sure the water isn't too hot.

From: What Is Sinusitis? WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Acclarent. 

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 09, 2018

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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Acclarent. 

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 09, 2018

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