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chronic sinusitis? read this!!!

#1 Post by KAG » Fri Apr 29, 2016 4:33 pm

So, two years ago I got a sinus infection, a bad one. it lasted 6 months, multiple rounds of drugs with little to no effect. almost blew my ears a few times, repeated book offs, just barely keeping online. I tried everything OTC, prescription, all kinds of useless treatments. All the nasal sprays did was give me nose bleeds.
Finally I was referred to an ENT (ear nose and throat) specialist. he did a CAT scan and discovered that I needed surgery to drill out my sinus cavity as its very narrow and I had diseased tissue that needed to come out. I know one pilot who had this exact procedure and lost bis medical due to migraines so Im willing to try anything first.
Before we did anything he said try this, a netti pot but adding liquid Pulmicort .25MG/ML to it. this drug is a glucocorticosteriod for bronchial asthma, its supposed to be used in a nebulizer (breath it in). But added to salt water and blasted up my nose its been a silver bullet. I needed surgery, but have been doing this instead when It fires up and it works. I started doing it daily, now its only when I need it. According to my ENT there are no long therm side effects, and honestly its the only thing that seems to work for me.
Just thought I'd throw this out to anyone who is wrestling with this PITA.

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#2 Post by co-joe » Sat Aug 06, 2016 10:46 pm

My grandma swears by salt water nasal flushes. She's an old school nurse and as long as you get the ratio of salt to water correct it works great...add a bit too much salt and holy shit it burns!
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#3 Post by readyou5by5 » Mon Aug 08, 2016 6:25 pm

Long time lurker, first time poster. Weird that a sinus issue is what finally made me create an account on an aviation board...

I'm battling chronic sinusitis and was given the same thing as you but unfortunately it didn't seem to help. How long did you use it before you started getting relief? My sinusitis is mostly affecting my sphenoid sinuses which from what I can tell aren't easily reached by use of a netipot...

Glad you found something that works for you because I know first hand how awful chronic sinusitis is! :cry:
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Re: chronic sinusitis? read this!!!

#4 Post by Brain007 » Tue Nov 08, 2016 11:26 pm

it needs a special care while sinus infection...
Do some rest and take medicin all will be fine
Keep healthy... and blessed...
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