I recently had nose/sinus surgery. I have been use the neilmed rinses three times a day. I think I am getting an infection. My dr prescribed Gentamicin 160mg/1000ml in an irrigation. The bottle says to irrigate each nostril with 10 millimeters twice daily. THe pharmacy gave me a plastic syringe and said to squirt up each nostril twice a day.
Am I supposed to tilt head or leave looking straight down when I do this? Should I be using a ball syyringe and squite all through passages and out opposite nostril? If i use the squirt thing they give it basically goes in and right out the same nostril i just wanted to make sure I am doing this right???
How are you? There are many different ways to irrigate your nasal passages, and some work better than others. Using a netipot, it is recommended that you bend over a sink with your head face down and Nasal Irrigating with a bulb syringe is carried out with the same manner. Hope all is well. Take care and do keep us posted.
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