Is Nasonex Advisable For Sinusitis?
Steam inhalation and saline nasal rinse should be enough
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Sinusitis is an infection of sinues, the air pockets contained in our skull. It is most often caused due to viral although occasionally there is a superadded bacterial infection present. Antibiotics or any other medicines cannot reach the sinuses properly and sinuses have a poor blood supply. Taking steam inhalation can provide relief as it helps in opening up the openings of the sinuses that have been blocked by thickened mucus. Water in form of vapor will reach deep inside and will help in dilute the thickened mucus. Saline nasal rinse is also very effective. Nasonex can be taken but I doubt if that is needed. Nasonex contains a steroid which depresses immunity and hence I would not recommend that at this stage.
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