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#1 of 2 Old 02-23-2010, 06:08 AM - Thread Starter
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My 3 year old DS was sick a few weeks ago, and ended up with a sinus infection. He was prescribed antibiotics and improved after completing them. This week he's started having a runny nose with thick greenish snot again. I really don't want to have him take antibiotics again (kind of regretting the first course actually). Does anyone have any suggestions? We tried a neti pot...did NOT go over well.

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I just started using this with my 2 year old...works great and easy to use. I bought mine at Walgreens. It def helps with the congestion. http://www.americarx.com/products/17577.html

I consider myself an expert in sinus infections as I used to get chronic ones and took WAYYYY more abx than I can even bear to think about in my time. Once I became interested in natural medicine and educated myself, I learned that MOST sinus infections do not require abx. I haven't used abx for a sinus infection since college. I also use a bit of homeopathy for sinus issues in myself and my son. I would def steer clear of more abx! Good luck

If the people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny." Thomas Jefferson.

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