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Mild chest congestion due to sinus drainage... A had

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Mild chest congestion due...

Mild chest congestion due to sinus drainage...

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this? Are you having any breathing problems?

A had antibiotic twic and use flonase but it wont go away

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Non smoker..but i do get allegies like hay fever.. but sinus drainage is not onece in a while, it is 6 to 8 times a year or more

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 7 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 7 months ago
Sorry to hear about your concerns. How can I help you today?
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
i get this postnasal drip and then my voice is affected and chest congested
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
can you answer in this char, i do not want to call
Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 7 months ago
Are you looking for treatment ideas?
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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 7 months ago
Ok.Your best friends are going to be NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, intranasal steroids such fluticosone, and nasal saline rinses. The combination will help decrease the inflammation in your sinus passages and allow things to follow more freely. Other benefitical and highly recommend treatments include afrin nasal spray, oral decongestants, and antihistamines. Generally, when I get sinus congestion, I use saline rinses followed by afrin 30 minutes later. YOu want to rinse the sinus prior to afrin. I also use an antihistamine daily and ibuprofen daily. When I gets really bad I use Flonase spray and oral decongestions such as sudafed.
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