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supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc

(medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution

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Those who are concerned about nasal irrigation safety may be wise to skip neti pots and use prepackaged, sterile saline solutions that are bottled for the purpose of alleviating congestion.
Pharmaceutical company Oculus Innovative Sciences Inc (NasdaqCM:OCLS) (NasdaqCM:OCLSW) reported on Wednesday the receipt of a new CE Mark in Europe for Microcyn-based Sinudox solution, a formulation intended for nasal irrigation including the moistening of cuts, abrasions and lacerations located in the nasal cavity.
1 across the globe for large-volume saline nasal irrigation.
A comparison of two nasal irrigation solutions with no treatment in chronic sinusitis sufferers.
fowleri, during activities like swimming, bathing, or nasal irrigation.
is the largest manufacturer and supplier of large-volume saline nasal irrigation systems, with more than 20 products, including neti pots.
6] Many antimicrobial agents (AMAs) including antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal agents, and adjunctive therapies like analgesics, saline nasal irrigation, intranasal corticosteroids, mucolytics, antihistamines and decongestants are used in the treatment and prophylaxis of paranasal sinusitis.
Other common treatments that do not work are nasal irrigation, humidified air and ginseng.
The guidelines do not recommend adjuvant therapies, including intranasal corticosteroids, saline nasal irrigation or lavage, topical or oral decongestants, mucolytics, and topical or oral antihistamines.
I also reviewed published scientific literature regaling nasal irrigation, and I found enormous support for this simple idea.
Keywords: Chronic Rhinosinusitis, Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Nasal Irrigation, Sulfurous-Arsenical-Ferruginous Thermal Water, Wound Healing
We compared the efficacy of two nasal irrigation solutions with each other, using two 3-week, blind trials in 10 participants with chronic sinusitis.