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Ive been sick with this since the end of November!! Everyone else in my house got sick too and are all better already. I am a bit better and can at least breath at night now, but my sinuses are always hurting and giving me headaches. I am sick of constantly trying to blow this crap outta my nose...
I totally feel you. I haven't had one in years, but I used to get a horrible 3-4 week sinus infection every time the seasons changed... I would miss like two weeks of school and have to stay in a dark room cause I got such horrible migraines. One time, it spread to my lungs. Oh my gosh it was awful. I eventually got to the point where I could call my doctor and they just sent in a prescription for a z-pack because we both knew what the heck was going on. Now I am really on it with prevention using benedryl like pez candy... lol. Have you been to see a doctor? No sense in suffering when they can give you an rx to fix you up ASAP!!
Eta: Oh shoot. I have never had antibiotics while preggo. Idk if that is something you can do!!
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I know how you feel. When I was pregnant with my son I had asthma problems. Here are some things you can do to help you clear those sinuses.
1. take a warm shower and hang out in the steamy bathroom to open you up.
2. Use saline to clean your nose (or a nedi pot) at least 2-3 times a day.
3. At night elevate you head with extra pillows
4. Exercise can help too. Its opens up the sinuses.
I did the saline and elevation and it was temporary relief for me.
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I'm with you! I've had my sinus infection since before Thanksgiving. At least my asthma is no longer triggered by drainage. But I got a yeast infection from being on antibiotics for 1.5 weeks (it used to take 4 weeks on antibiotics to cause yeast). Diflucan one dose didn't work so I got a 3 day prescription cream last week. Once I got the yeast, I stopped the antibiotic. So by Saturday I was in pain from the sinuses again. I started the antibiotic back up. I've finished the 3rd day of cream, so I am really hoping that is over. I will be eating my yogurt religiously with my antibiotic to make sure this clears up.
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