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Can using a neti pot be effective for sinusitis?

Using a neti pot to rinse or clean your nasal passages can help to relieve congestion from sinusitis -- an acute or chronic infection of the sinuses that causes swelling or inflammation. By using a neti pot to rinse out your nasal passages with saline solution or warm saltwater, you might also ease the swelling and get some relief from congestion, dry nose or thick mucus.

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