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am having problem to have a sound sleep due to sinusitis...so

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am having problem to have a sound sleep due to sinusitis...so it normal or polite to insert a cotton wool to prevent air or cold and the bad odor?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 3 years ago.

mysticdoc :

The views expressed by me are for educational purposes only and do not establish a doctor patient relationship.

mysticdoc :

Hi there,

I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.

I am here to help you with your concerns.

mysticdoc :

You should not insert any cotton wool inside the nostril as this can cause more problem with breathing.

mysticdoc :

Also there is risk of infection from that.

mysticdoc :

Sometimes the cotton wool go far inside requiring further intervention.

mysticdoc :

You can use a saline nasal drop to keep your nostrils open.

mysticdoc :

Also Oxymetazoline nasal drops will help to keep your nostrils open.

mysticdoc :

You should consider an antibiotic course to treat the sinus infection.

mysticdoc :

Please discuss with your doctor these options.

mysticdoc :

Best wishes,

Expert:  Dr Basu replied 3 years ago.
mysticdoc : The views expressed by me are for educational purposes only and do not establish a doctor patient relationship.
mysticdoc : Hi there,
I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to help you with your concerns.
mysticdoc : You should not insert any cotton wool inside the nostril as this can cause more problem with breathing.
mysticdoc : Also there is risk of infection from that.
mysticdoc : Sometimes the cotton wool go far inside requiring further intervention.
mysticdoc : You can use a saline nasal drop to keep your nostrils open.
mysticdoc : Also Oxymetazoline nasal drops will help to keep your nostrils open.
mysticdoc : You should consider an antibiotic course to treat the sinus infection.
mysticdoc : Please discuss with your doctor these options.
mysticdoc : Best wishes,
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

please need you to get back on live chat.. am new to this site

Expert:  Dr Basu replied 3 years ago.
Unfortunately i will not be able from this link.
You need to open another new chat.
best wishes