Chronic Sinusitus

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Date Joined Jan 2010
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   Posted 1/21/2010 5:44 PM (GMT -6)   
UGH! I have been fighting chronic sinusitus for 4 to 5 weeks. I feel dizzy throughout the day. Mostley when my sinuses swell up. When I eat I feel like i am getting a panic attack of some sort. I get dizzy and my throat hurts. I have taken 3 different antibiotic in 14 days. Which has made me sick to my stomach and i seem to always feel tired. Any suggestion to help with this????confused

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Date Joined Oct 2007
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   Posted 2/13/2010 11:06 PM (GMT -6)   
 We have gotten quite a bit of snow and it seems like when the weaher pattern does the sinus gunk. I have some probs but not like my neighbor. She has been battling sinus headaches, pressure, dizzyness, ect. She currently has Fibromyalgia/Chronic fatigue but she says this is the worse year for sinus probs. Any help would be great. redface

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   Posted 2/14/2010 12:50 PM (GMT -6)   
have you tried flushing out your sinuses? you can get the stuff at the pharmacy. I think its just a saline spray with salt in it.
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Date Joined Feb 2010
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   Posted 2/23/2010 2:07 PM (GMT -6)   

I've had chronic sinusitis for 30 years.  It sucks. I think that is part of the equation when it comes to my CFS.  Is this something you have dealt with frequently?  Is this the first time you've had sinus trouble?

One thing I do is soak in a tub with Johnson's Baby Vapor Bath.  It will open up my head and help with the dizziness and sinus headaches. 

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Date Joined Apr 2004
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   Posted 2/23/2010 3:52 PM (GMT -6)   
I used to get sinus infections all the time so I let my Dr know you are NOT getting it all.SO he gave me a shot of Rocephin with 10 days of cipro & I haven't had infection since & theat was 7 yrs ago.....I still have a drippy nose from allergens,lol......

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Date Joined Apr 2010
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   Posted 4/23/2010 5:07 PM (GMT -6)   
My doctor refuses to accept that my chronic sinusitis is caused by my ME, she says that it does not fit the normal pattern of symptoms, i really do dispare sometimes at the lack of knowledge out there bcoz it only took me half and hour on the web to find at least 5 decent academic papers linking chronic nasal problems with ME, when it is really bad try using sudofed nasal spray for a weekstart twice a day, then gradualy wean urself off it, usualy works for me for a few weeks at least
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