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When decongestants and over the counter painkillers don't work, how do I get rid of a persistent sinus headache?

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lisakansas

Asked by lisakansas at 9:06 PM on Feb. 14, 2011 in Health

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  • See an Otorhinolaryngologist (ear, nose and throat doctor). You may need to have a CT scan of your sinus area to find out why you have persistent pain.
    Lisa2ASDkids

    Answer by Lisa2ASDkids at 9:09 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • I would start with a Neti Pot. Then clean your nasal passages out 3x a day. Get that apt made with an ENT, as above said.
    2BlondeBabies

    Answer by 2BlondeBabies at 9:12 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • Try
    Feelinthegroove

    Answer by Feelinthegroove at 9:12 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • I use Zyrtec D, it has to have the pseudoephedrine in it or it is like I don't take anything at all. I take 1 twice a day and 2-4 Advil. You can also try a Nettie Pot or a hot steamy shower.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:05 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • Ypu may have a sinus infection
    babygirl0782

    Answer by babygirl0782 at 10:19 PM on Feb. 14, 2011


  • You could try hot compresses.
    Tikismom

    Answer by Tikismom at 12:27 AM on Feb. 15, 2011

  • nettie pot
    Amanda11810

    Answer by Amanda11810 at 11:41 AM on Feb. 15, 2011

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