Treating Acute Recurrent Sinusitis or Rhinosinusitis


The treatment for acute recurrent sinusitis is, in most cases, a course of antibiotics that can last for 3 - 8 weeks. I may recommend a course of nasal steroids to bring down excessive inflammation. I also recommend hydrating the nose with nasal saline sprays, irrigation, and steam, especially when
it is dry in the winter. Hydration can break up the thick secretions. Decongestants and mucolytics can be helpful as well. You will also need to address all of the reasons causing the infection, including allergies, foods, and environmental and anatomical issues.

Sinus Tips:
In the past, physicians recommended that their patients with chronic sinusitis and/or allergies move to another part of the country, where the climate was different, thinking that
A balanced diet high in protein, fruits, and vegetables is very important tor patients suffering from CAID. For patients who get frequent infections, I recommend supplementing thei
In the 12th century, the physician Moses Maimonides first prescribed chicken soup as a cold and asthma remedy. People have experienced the same tried-and-true results over the cent
Throat sprays are appropriate when you are experiencing a sore throat caused by postnasal drip or during an acute flare-up of a chronic infection. Some products may contain an anti
Nasal emollients and gels allow mucus to glide over dry ciliated hair cells so that it can move through the sinuses with ease. These are useful for soothing your dry nasal membrane
People who take monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors, have uncontrolled high blood pressure, heart disease, glaucoma, prostate enlargement, or allergy to these agents should avoid de
This initial hit of inflammation would probably lead you to believe that you had come down with a simple cold.