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Sinus problems

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spankingnewme Mon 16-Nov-15 16:28:55

Have had sinus problems and infections off and on for yrs, but it's now become a constant pain /feeling like there is something blocking them, pressure, or polyps, feels similar to how people describe deviated septum, and polyps. Have had enough now and have a doctors appointment tomorrow. Really want to be referred to specialist but have a feeling I will be fobbed off with a different steroid nose spray.can I insist on referral? Would really like to get to the bottom of this...

WizardOfToss Wed 18-Nov-15 20:32:01

Posting with interest. DD has this and her dentist was very concerned, said she should press for referral..

spankingnewme Wed 18-Nov-15 21:00:27

Well my doctor referred me no problem! So waiting for the appointment... It did help that I've suffered with this for over a year, have tried various steroid sprays, no help, done netti pots etc and now getting worse.. Will be glad to find out what it is!

Finallyonboard Wed 18-Nov-15 21:02:00

I've been using a Neti Pot. I can now breathe through my nose, which never happened before using it.

WizardOfToss Wed 18-Nov-15 21:17:10

That's good Spanking. I'm going to look up Neti Pot for DD..

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