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Neti pot

Do any of you use a neti pot to help with sinus pressure? Does it help reduce the head pain?

When I had sinus surgery I had to use one several times a day. When I finally got it back out of storage and I used it, it felt like all the water ran up my nose and it burned horribly. Maybe I'm doing something wrong?

  1. Hi oliviaruth,

    Thank you for your question. I've not use a Neti-pot, but know others who do for sinus issues. I'm sorry you are having trouble with it. You may want to discuss this with your doctor or pharmacist.


    1. I used it for a about a month and I couldn't find any relief. Hopefully you find something that helps!

      1. I tried using a Neti pot when I was pregnant with my daughter and unable to do much else about my sinuses. Though I thought I was doing everything correctly I must have tilted my head at the wrong angle somewhere, because I ended up giving myself an awful ear infection from a bit of fluid that went where it should not, the only one I'd ever had as an adult! Ouch!

        Be careful! I know lots of people who swear by them, but it apparently takes a delicate, skilled hand.

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