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does nasalcrom help with swollen turbinates

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: but you must avoid all antihistamine for 72 or more hours prior to allergy skin testing.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Nose: Nasalcrom (cromolyn) is for allergies only and it may dry the nose out. Call your surgeon to discuss
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: they can reduce discharge, sneezing, but not congestion or inflammation, you will need anti-inflammatory medications as steroid nasal sprays, but bett ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See allergist: Even though cromolyn may help some people I have been been impressed with its efficacy. You problem is likely from allergies and it would be a good id ... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
It may...: It soemwhat depends on why the turbinates are swollen. If it's from dryness and/or irritation, the extra humidity will do wonders. If it's from allerg ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See ENT: for endoscopic exam. An ENT should be able to differentiate between polyps and turbinates with a proper exam.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reuel Aspacio
32 years experience Dermatology
Swollen turbinates: Allergies and infections can be treated with specific medications, but other causes of turbinates enlargement often do not respond to medical treatmen ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Different Things: Nasal turbinates are long protrusions of tissue inside your nose that extend from front to back. Everyone has them. In allergies they can swell lead ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lewis Mufson
53 years experience Gastroenterology
Atypical reflux: Yes your symptoma may be related to silent reflux.A course of twice daily theraputic ppi should be tried to see if you grt symptoimatic relief.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The two different issues are as different as a car and a truck. Training lets them know what they are looking at.

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