I was 11 when I got a bad sinus infection that went into the bone and the lining of the brain (Sinusitis, Osteomyelitis, Cerebritis). I was lucky to have a doctor who flew me from Reno to San Francisco and put me under the car of a doctor there that specialized in treating those kinds of infections with antibiotics. Af...ter two moths of IV antibiotic therapy, the infection was clear and I was on my way. Having just avoided a major brain surgery to remove my upper sinuses, I was told that i would have to take special care to avoid any future sinus infections. I started flushing my sinuses with homemade saline solution using a mister or squirt bottle. Then someone told me about the Neti Pot. I haven't had to get antibiotics for a sinus infection but only three times in the past 20 years. I use the Neti Pot at any sign of stuffiness or infection. Love my Neti!
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