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Allergy nasal congestion

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sherri Tenpenny
Holistic Medicine 37 years experience
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
Dr. Soren Singel
Neurosurgery 29 years experience
Temporary: Acupuncture is only a small part of traditional chinese medicine (tcm). In china it is often used for prevention rather than for treatment.A true tcm... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
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
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Yes, yes, yes: You should consider consulting an allergist especially if rx nasal spray failed to relieve your symptoms. A board/certified allergist can pinpoint th... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 45 years experience
Saline: Saline nasal spray or rinses can help with allergy symptoms. Otherwise there are numerous medicines that are safe and effective.
A 49-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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
Allergy and Immunology 28 years experience
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
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
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
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHRISTO BESTER
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Covid-19: Autumn does bring about seasonal allergies and also minor viral airway infections. Covid-19 in the acute stages causes a flu-like illness with high fe... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Things can worsen...: It's not what you want to hear, but yes, things can still get worse. There have been many reports of symptoms getting worse well into the supposed rec... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Allergies can be: a source of chronic congestion. Neti pots can reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place soluti... Read More

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