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My doctor want to drain my sinus but I don’t want to I don’t know how to tell him I don’t wan t to I rather do it naturally like with hot steam or a neti pot also my throat still hurt after the antibiotics I don’t know if I should I ask to refer me to get a X-ray or a mri or something because he looked in my throat with a endoscope but I don’t need he look to the whole throat what should I do sad

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    Sorry to hear that and I totally understand your fear. I’m been suffering my sinus problem for my whole life too so I’m not good enough to give you any advice but I just want to wish you good luck and you are not alone. I do think natural therapies can be helpful to some people so I hope it works for you too. All the best. 
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      Thank you so much 😊  I wish we can find the cure to this sinus because antibiotics don’t even work right now I m taking cefuroxime crossing my finger it work because azithromicyn didn’t the spray didn’t. I don’t know what to do I don’t want to get  surgery sad

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      yes I can only second what, minggio has said I have been suffering for quite some time and I not found anything that has helped me consistently. I just wanted to let u know that u r not alone deal with this ailment. 
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      Sorry to hear that thank you I appreciate it smile we need to keep looking for that treatment for sinus that last no just couple days like the antibiotics have you tried neti pot
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      I tried pretty much every thing, acupuncture,neti pot, steam , salt caves, antibiotics, ballon plasty, supplements , garlic, herbal teas and allergy shots. the only thing I have stayed away from is surgery.   still searching lol. 
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      yes that is what I heard about surgery do thats why i have stayed away although there r days i wish i can have them pulled out lol. i notice it more upon waking up when everything that has collected while laying down seems to move forward. I also noticed that weather seems to also impact me. my take on this issue is that everybody has a different way of being treated. the bad thing is that the doctors treat everybody the same way across the board. which as  u have seen from the this site does not work.  also let me throw in that I have had  2 CT scans, which did not show any thing, I had  my teeth looked at, even paying money to have an old root canal cleaned out. I went to a neurologist, for the headaches and he stated, he saw nothing on the CT scan that would imply anything wrong with my head r brain, and it was part of the sinus issues. so for now I just continue to do the neti pot at least once a day and continue to remind myself that this is sinusitis.  ocassionally when it gets bad i go to the ENT and i am given a course if prednisone to relieve the inflammation. which is the across the board treatment that i mentioned above. I have started to eat more immune enhancing foods and antibacterial items to see if that can improve matters. also trying to increase my water intake which I read is very important.

      just an added note last year I went to costa rica, this ailment did not consume me on a daily basis and my energy level was definitely at a  different level . when I mentioned that to my allergist she mentioned that environmentally costa rica does not have the same problems has america. since I have had this for a awhile I could go on an on, lol.

      like I said I know I could not help u, but maybe reading my post u can get something out of it. 

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      Yes I understand what you say said thing said my allergies doctor that a lot people that visited him before moved to their country and they no longer suffering from allergies or non rihinitis allergies I think is all here in America different country everything is different I never had allergies or sinus in my country now That I move to America I do that is really weird to me lol but really hope I find something I can control this sinus sad  have you tried azelastine spray is really good for stuffy nose I was prescribed that
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      yes this sinus stuff is strange fir me because this has occurred late in my life when I was young I do not recall having allergies r the chronic nasal congestion. I have tried azelastine but I did not like the after taste so my allergist gave me Ipratropium nasal spray instrad  it does not have that bad after taste. 
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      Yes same for me so weird all this  and doctors don’t even have the answer when I ask them how come when I was little I didn’t have allergies or sinus they don’t know how to answer is probably cause by the environment the Weather or something else that’s one thing I don’t like about azelastine it work great but that taste is horrible really bad I really lot of water after using it lol 
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    yes I agree I don't think they know especially some of the older doctors. I read that over 30 million people in the US have chronic sinus issues it has surpassed back injuries as the number one reason people miss work r scheduled doctor's  visit. I did read a book call the allergy solution the book was very insightful written by a homeopathic doctor out of NYC. he attributes the rise in this issue to the environment and the western worlds eating habits. I gave the office a call. this doctor does not take medical insurance and wanted $1600 for the visit, and $800 up front and that was just for consultation, that price did not include any test r blood work the doctor may have to perform. so that was way out of my league. so I did not make said appointment. lol. if u get a chance take a look at the book it is actually a good read. ttys

     

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    yes these sinus problems are very bad i am trying garlic nasal rinse at the minute this nasal drip is driving me crazy, i will have to try natural cures everything else has failed.

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      yes same with me nothing worked i will need to try natural remedies it have to be something out there i keep getting a sore throat on and off my nose always stuffy i woke up with dry throat and mouth from sleeping with it open my ear constantly hurt 😦 ETN DOCtor gave me antibiotics the last 3 years this made everything worse and the nasal spray dont seen to work too good 😦 i will keep looking for a solution i bought a air purifier also will buy a humidifier 😕 i just need something that keep my nose open when i m sleeping like that i wont get headache eye pain or woke up with dry throat also stop the nasal drip because i think this causing the sore throat ;/

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