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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sherri Tenpenny
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Acupuncture : Acupuncture is a skill and some acupuncturists are truly better at their trade than others. In good hands, and coupled with chinese herbals, a patient ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Dietary will help: Making sure to hydrate well and cutting out sugars, dairy, sodas, processed foods, desserts will reduce phlegm production. Cut out tobacco, as that c ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Saline: Saline nasal spray or rinses can help with allergy symptoms. Otherwise there are numerous medicines that are safe and effective.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Nasal Saline: The safest and in many cases, effective, is nasal irrigation with saline, available in any store. You can also add a nasal lubricant; there are many b ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nasal saline: Nasal saline is a mild decongestant that can be used if one is adverse to using medications.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
It can be difficult: To distinguish between the onset of a cold ( virus ) and allergies.Allergists often perform a special nasal discharge smear and stain and look for all ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nasal steroid spray: The most effective treatment for the nasal congestion associated with allergies is topical nasal steroid sprays. These include qnasl, zetonna, flonas ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
27 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pseudoephedrine: Decongestants work best for nasal congestion, and there is only one over the counter medication that works well for this problem, and that is pseudoep ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Could be, but: allergy is a sort of chronic inflammation, and that can lead to congestion too, if claritin helped, fine, stay on it, use it regularly for sometime, e ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
NICD website: HealthTap is receiving many questions about COVID-19 from South Africa, where so far it is rare (11 cases as of 16 March). We have no knowledge about ... Read More

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