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How do medications treat neutrophilic rhinosinusitis?

Medications specific to neutrophilic rhinosinusitis include decongestants, nasal sprays, and antibiotics. Saline nasal sprays help to break up any mucus blockage, while corticosteroid nasal sprays help to manage inflammation. Decongestants aim to break up congestion. Antibiotics will not usually help neutrophilic rhinosinusitis when it is caused by a viral infection like the cold or flu. However, if you have neutrophilic rhinosinusitis that is caused by a sinus infection, antibiotics can help to kill the root infection.

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