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I Have Chronic Sinusitis

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    Nothing New Here, Just Same Thing As Everyone Else... It Hurts, It Sucks...

    Never in my life have I had anything like this before...  and allergies, whats that??? yes that how  it was with me, never ever had an allergic reaction to anything. Until I moved to TN, I guess that had something to do with it. I was diagnosed with Sinusitis on Feb 2011, when...
    jhira jhira 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 23, 2011

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    Chronic Sinusitis Causing Fixed Dilated Pupil?

    Just wondering if anyone else has experienced this. I went to A&E in March after complaining of my vision in my right eye being blurry to a colleague who pointed out that my left pupil was fixed and dilated, it stayed like it for 2 days. After a barrage of tests there was...
    chattykay chattykay 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2012

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    Worst Year Of My Life

    it all started when i had a horrific headache in february. long story short, i had clogged sinuses and had to get them drained, 3 months later they were clogged again and had to get another surgery to unclog, its been a month since my last surgery and they are clogged again...
    nadine900 nadine900 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2013

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    Please Help! Chronic Sinusitis? I'm Miserable. Have been ill for way too long

    Sorry if this is boring or long. I'm just so desperate to figure out what's going on so I can finally get better. Nov 2011: I went to the ER extremely sick. VERY bad laryngitis. Took a long time to recover (If I ever fully did) --> Earl December 2011 I flew home from college for...
    inhale123exhale inhale123exhale 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 3, 2013

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    Today I feel like for the first time I used the

    netipot the way I should use it. What I usually did was to tilt my head sidewise but then the salt water would not reach deep into my sinuses. Today I tilted my head back and used the netipot that way. It was even worse an experience than usual, but I feel like it reached much...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 12, 2014

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    To Chronic Sinusitis Sufferers - This May Be The Solution!!? Was For Me!

    TO EVERYONE WHO HAS HAD CHRONIC SINUSITIS HERE'S THE SOLUTION!! =) Hi there, from December 15th, 2012 to 'almost' March 2013, I suffered intensely with my pain levels being above a '10' most days - went to the clinics a bunch of times, was prescribed antibiotics 3 times, given...
    harriarms25 harriarms25 56-60 1 Response Apr 21, 2013

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    I have suffered from recurrent bouts of

    sinusitis for about 2 years. The cold weather seems to trigger it almost every other week in the winter. The only cure i have found is to pump salt water through my nostrils a few times a day until it gets better. If anyone knows anything else that could be triggering it, or...
    adamo23 adamo23 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 21, 2014

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    Recently Diagnosed

    I'm 32 years old and have suffered from recurrent ear infections since I was born and recurrent sinus infections since I was about 10 years old. A couple of years ago my ENT started putting tubes in my ears and it helped with my Eustachian tube dysfunction. In fact, I went an...
    TerrasMom TerrasMom 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 17, 2012

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    My Sinus Infection Is A Distant Memory

    I was really bad with a chronic sinus infection and had reached desperation because all of the doctors and specialist I had seen could not help me. I took matters in to my own hands and bought a couple of alternatives on-line and through health stores. I must have spent about $20...
    MartiMelloe MartiMelloe 31-35, F Sep 12, 2013

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    Chronic Sinusitis+no Insurance=trainwreck

    Feel free to copy and reprint so long as it is in entirety and my pseudonym stays on the end. Once upon a time (2002) I was a happy little person. I was a glowing picture of health, except for occasionally still having a touch of my childhood asthma. I commuted miles and miles...
    hylierandom hylierandom 41-45 3 Responses Jan 25, 2011

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    Addendum To My Earlier Post About 'Guaifenesin'

    I am by no means 'totally' cured - Not yet anyway - but am well on my way! But just to be free of the 'over 10' pain level behind my face is nothing short of a miracle. As for my sense of smell/taste, everything seems to be a 'little off?' (a lot of the time it seems like...
    harriarms25 harriarms25 56-60 1 Response Apr 21, 2013

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    Supplements And Such

    Ok...this is what I have found to be effective on myself, so far. 1. white tea. I recommend you drink a lot of it, hot. 2. quercetin. I take it in what's called a megadose? 12 800-milligram capsules. It has no upward limit of toxicity or effectiveness, so it just depends on how...
    hylierandom hylierandom 41-45 3 Responses Jul 27, 2013

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    At My Wits End...

    When I was about 13 I was living in a house that had mold in it. Of course I was unaware of this..so I suffered with sinus problems for years before I knew what was going on. I was on countless allergy meds but nothing worked. My doctor ordered a cat scan and it ended up...
    vdubrox vdubrox 18-21, F 10 Responses Dec 2, 2010

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    My Newest Remedy Hope: Vacuum Cleaner & Hydrogen Peroxide

    I’m having it since 2007, and tried to cure it with antibiotics (local and oral), natty pot, sea water sprays, oily drops, cortisone and corticosteroids, c vitamin, anti allergy pills, honey, propolis, different inhalations with tea and herbs, essential oils, colloidal silver...
    himehigh himehigh 46-50, M 5 Responses Dec 3, 2012

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    Ent said i have chronic sinusitis symptoms are

    aching pain under and above eyes and top of throat burns sometime. have tried everything does anyone else have the top of throat burning. please respond if you do
    Dennyd58 Dennyd58 56-60, M Apr 11

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    When I was about 12, I was told by the doctor I would have to have my sinuses washed out. I'd been bothered by sinusitis, but was very reluctant to have the operation. I think if...
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    I did it to my right arm it wasn't deep to the bone but enough to leave a nasty mark. I was 18 at the time. I was in a middle of a brawl (big group fight) I was by myself and out...
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    For as long as I can remember—even as a kid—I have had violent fantasies (and even dreams and have been able to manipulate my dreams, but another story for a different...
    JadeKnight JadeKnight 26-30, T 10 hrs ago

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    I would constantly wonder what my life would have been like if I had cut certain people off sooner, gathered the courage to say hello to others, been brave enough to do or say...
    ThatOneGemini ThatOneGemini 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    HELP. i look so terrible now. I have been having insomnia and depression. I skip school and isolate myself. I stopped doing the things i've liked. My self-esteem has dropped a lot...
    TJLK TJLK 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I'm the spouse with chronic pain. he has it too but not as severe as mine and our daughter does too. it's really hard and I feel useless. he doesn't make me feel that way. he's a...
    crazybipolarchick crazybipolarchick 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    i had an appointment with my physiatrist yesterday and he basically said he can't help me anymore and has no more options in terms of treatment.... how do i get my mom to let me go...
    sweetiepee101 sweetiepee101 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Im having migrainea everyday. While the pain is very mile im just feeling dizzy and spacy and my left eye feels like its not there but its there. And i feel off. I dont like this...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I've always had a high pain tolerance. I've been dealing with migraines, unstable kneecaps, and back problems my whole life. So I'm not sure when the plantar fasciitis pain...
    irlnagi irlnagi 22-25, T 2 days ago

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