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I am pretty sure I have sinusitis. I feel utterly dreadful - constant headache all round, can't dip my head at all, ears and all nasal passages blocked and coughing up disgusting gunge.
(Before you say - i am going to the GP tomorrow!)
But really, I am absolutely wiped, lethargic and feel really quite completely crap.
Is this normal, or might it be something more than sinusitis?! Been building up since last Wednesday. I assumed it would pass by the weekend, but it's getting worse if anything.... almost don't know what to do with myself!
Poor you! I get it every winter without fail! ABs, lashings of sudafed, a steam humidifier (put it by the side of your bed when you go to sleep so your head is in steam all night), and one of those wheat bag things you can put in the microwave on your face.
Otrivine Sinusitis spray (purple box) is ace, sniff it but then either tilt your head over the end of a bed or lie on the side sniffed for a couple of minutes so the spray doesn't just shoot down your throat.
I missed getting a GP appt! Phoned two minutes too late!!
However, I did get Otrivine purple box (thanks Mamf74) and have been sticking with paracetomol/nurofen alternating and despite a bit of a relapse mid afternoon am generally feeling MUCH better. Have managed to get a few things done today at least....
Thanks all for the tea and sympathy. At least I know that how I feel is not unusual....