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I have the sniffles all the time. I have gone to the ear, nose,

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I have the sniffles all the time. I have gone to the ear, nose, throat doctor. I had xrays of my sinus. No sinus shown. I've gone to the allergy doctor. No allergies. I have taked claritin, clarinex, mucinex, sudafed sinus, and tylenol sinus nothing works. What can I do to stop the sniffles. I can't cough it up or blow it out. I need help.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr.Saurabh Joshi replied 5 years ago.

Hello,

 

You need to have a CT Scan of your Para- Nasal Sinuses.

 

A X ray of the sinuses is not a definitive diagnostic tool, and with your recurring symptoms, you need furhter investigation.

 

A CT scan is far superior in detecting pathologies of the sinuses and bullae, than an X ray, and you should have it done, it would help in reaching a diagnosis and thus a cure.

 

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Dr.Joshi



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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I had the CT scan. I'm sorry I said xray. To me I thought it was all the same. I guess not.
Expert:  Dr.Saurabh Joshi replied 5 years ago.

Hello,

 

You seem to have tried almost all medical treatments for this.

 

I would advise you to try Nasal Irrigation,that would help clean out your nasal passages and help with this constant stuffy nose.

Please see a Mayo Clinic Video to know how this is done, by clicking here :

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/nasal-lavage/MM00552

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