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can i use nasal spray before surgery

A 10-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Can't tell: Usually t ; a is not recommended lightly and i would doubt that a nasal spray (presumably cortisone) would affect them. If they are causing breathing ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harris Cohen
20 years experience Family Medicine
Nasal spray: I would call the ENT physician who performed your procedure to see if this is okay.
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Check with MD: Grape seed serves as a preservative. The xylitol is hypertonic and helps to keep the nasal mucosa moist.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal spray use?: Depends on what kind of packing your surgeon placed. Please call your ENT specialist, so that they can let you know what their preference is.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nader Kalantar
14 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Try saline.: You may first want to check with your surgeon because there are several different kinds of packing. Usually, over the counter nasal saline (salt wate ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: A little bit of blood tinged stuff or small blood clots can be expected in the 1st couple of weeks. But if you suffer from profuse bleeding , contact ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
About what?: you don't need to panic, you have reasons for the clear drainage, I don't know where exactly was your brain tumor, but surgery causing CSF leak 2 year ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
What spray?: If you are using a saline nasal spray, that is harmless. If you are using cocaine nasal spray, that is very bad. If you are using a decongestant that ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Addicted: To nose spray.If you use afrin (oxymetazoline) or a similar type decongestant nose spray around the clock ( daily ) for more than 3-4 days, your nose ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible: Stuffy ears can be the result of allergic inflammation and using a nasal steroid spray may be helpful.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zienowicz
37 years experience Plastic Surgery
Reactive rhinitis : Probably not. If you are using lots of nasal spray then you are likely having rebound congestion caused by tolerance to the nasal spray that leads you ... Read More
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