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In the past, I have had four septoplastys. It's been about

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In the past, I have had four septoplastys. It's been about six years or so since the last one. But, I am having same symptoms. It's not infected, yet , in my sinuses. But, can tell it is hardened in my sinuses. Is there a treatment or should I go to my doctor??
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Are you having any breathing problems?
Customer: No breathing problems, but don't like the feeling of packed, hardened mucus in sinus.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I take Zologt and pantoprazole, and a small dosage of blood pressure medication. Take ambien at night for sleep disorder.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 3 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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You can try net pot sinus irrigation to loosen the hard mucus. Warm water can be used for irrigation daily. Saline nasal spray also can be used frequently to avoid dryness. Mucus production can be reduced with a decongestant like sudafed and an antihistamine combination ( loratadine for example).
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