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How do nasal washes & sinus irrigation treat sinus congestion?

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  • A , Pharmacy, answered
    Nasal washes and sinus irrigations use salt water to physically clean out your nasal cavity. The procedure involves leaning your head to the side and pouring a salt water solution into one nostril, letting it flow out the other. This process helps to dislodge and flush out mucus and other congesting materials in the sinuses, clearing congestion caused by colds, allergies or other causes.

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