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Another question about a Neti pot ..

Posted by toomuchglass (My Page) on
Wed, May 26, 10 at 22:41

Hi Everyone ...... it's nice to meet you . I'm usually all over the cratfy site of the garden web - but suddenly ,I needed help with a NOSE question ! So many people told me a Neti pot was great for sinuses ... I bought one - used it with the saline solution 2 days ago ... it worked great !

I did it again tonight ... even though I could breathe well -- it wouldn't drain through my other nostril ! I held it in there - nothing moved. I blew through my one nostrill and it made bubbles like the "entrance " was closed . Both sides. It wasn't going down my throat . Do you know why ? I have a sinus problem that I think I can fix before I see a doc. Thank you for your replies !


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RE: Another question about a Neti pot ..

Sounds like you might have a cyst in the side of the one that the saline won't go into. Or maybe you're just swollen from inflammation from allergies?
Some of us have very small openings from our maxillary sinuses to our nose. Sometimes it doesn't take much swelling for it to close up. You could try taking something like Sudafed and then try it again.
I had surgery to enlarge those holes and life has been much better since!
One thing that I think people misunderstand is that the saline isn't supposed to go into the sinuses. Its supposed to just wash away antigens that are in the nose, so they don't get pushed up into the sinuses.


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