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can zyrtec cause nasal congestion

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not effective: Taking both together is not likely to add any significant improvement in symptoms. The question is cut off, but I'm guessing you are well controlled ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
Saline and suction.: The safest and most effective treatment is saline nose drops and suctioning. Elevating the head of the crib and using a humidifier help, too. Cold and ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kent Childs
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Zyrtec (cetirizine): It is ok to take it in pregnacy yet it is not a decongestant. If you need that mucinex is a safe option to help break up mucus. Zyrtec isn't drowsy li ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Go see your doctor: Sounds like you're on a good regimen, including leukotriene inhibitor, oral antihistamine & nasal steroid. Find out what's causing allergies by gettin ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Perhaps: Diarrhea and other GI symptoms may be a possible side effect of Sudafed but then again constipation may be its side effect as well.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably not: I previously answered this question but i did not address the question of sinusitis. If the over the counter nasal spray is used too long, it is poss ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Alan Mindlin
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes rebound congesti: These types of meds can lead to rebound swelling that sometimes is worse than when it started leading to overuse and can affect blood pressure and the ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal drainage: Hello, yes, nasal drainage can lead to or occur with chest congestion. It could be an allergy linked condition. Also the PND can cause inflammation le ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Can cause Headaches: Nasonex (mometasone) is known to cause Headache quite frequently which are not typical of Migraine
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably not: Any over the counter nasal spray used for more than a few days may cause a condition called rhinitis medicamentosa. This condition may lead to irreve ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: It does not affect the blood pressure.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not related, but: can be associated, saline nasal washes, and salt water gargles would help, if no improvement , see your doctor
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: The symptoms of nasal allergies include sneezing, itching, runny nose, nasal congestion and often itchy, watery eyes. The nasal congestion can lead t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rhinitis: It is unlikely that depression can cause nasal issues but chronic nasal issues that are not properly treated can be debilitating and can make you feel ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhukar Punja
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
May: Nasal drip can be accompanied by excessive post-nasal drainage of mucous. When this post nasal drip is copious it can cause nausea. In some severe cas ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: It would not.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, it could: Nasonex (mometasone) is a nasal steroid spray indicated for the treating the inflammation of the nose due to allergies. A primary symptom of nasal in ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brendan Rice
17 years experience Family Medicine
Doubtful: Loratadine should not cause those symptoms, as those are the very type of symptoms it is supposed to relieve. The main side effects that are experienc ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Actinomycosis: This is a fungal infection and can cause serious sinus infections. Yes one symptom from it may be post nasal drip. Post nasal drip is very common in ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not usually: Post nasal drip typically causes throat discomfort and throat clearing. Crackles generally refers to lung sounds where there is fluid in the alveoli ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Rhinitis: Excess topical decongestant may cause long term rhinitis, swelling and septal perforation if used over 4-5 days. Oral decongestants may affect blood ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Burning mouth: Yes sometimes. Secondary yeast infections can come with such sprays and cause burning. Rinse your mouth out after using steroid sprays. If you have th ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergies and asthma: Nasal allergies have been demonstrated to be a trigger for asthma in general. Nasal polyps can occur secondary to allergies but can also occur on thei ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
2 decongestants: Oral and nasal., not recommended try saline nasal spray to loosen congestion.

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