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sinusitis

(4 Posts)
bookswapper Wed 05-Aug-09 11:39:49

I have terrible sinusitis and have done since Thursday. Pain around eye socket, even to touch...hurts when I move head, feel sick, getting worse not better...

Doctors very busy

Can anyone suggest any remedies that have worked for them?

Tortington Wed 05-Aug-09 11:41:19

snorting salt water

my nans suggestion

also - menthol crystals from chemist ( again nans suggestion i dont even know if they sell them) and head over bowl

PestoMonster Wed 05-Aug-09 11:43:12

Steaming
Menthol crystals in a cup of hot water (yes they do sell them)
Not for drinking though grin
olbas oil on your pillow/pyjamas at night

But, tbh it sounds like a dose of strong antibiotics are what's required.

bookswapper Wed 05-Aug-09 22:32:10

thanks for suggestions

I begged for an appointment and now have antibiotics and strong strong painkilers

feel a bit better after two doses

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