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What other things can you do to help with chronic sinusitis?

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There are some other things you can do yourself to help with chronic sinusitis:

In some cases, your doctor may prescribe steroids along with antibiotics.

  • Warm compresses can ease pain in the nose and sinuses.
  • Saline nose drops are safe to use at home.
  • Over-the-counter decongestant drops or sprays can help. Don’t take them longer than recommended.

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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

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Reviewed by Kumar Shital on July 19, 2020

SOURCES:

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Acclarent. 

Reviewed by Kumar Shital on July 19, 2020

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