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fastest way to cure congestion

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See below: Important interventions include a nettie pot, decongestants, antibiotics if indicated.

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Dr. Bernstein Joel
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Need diagnosis: I truly enjoy answering questions on health tap. As an ENT I am impressed by the number of questions that focus on quick fixes for the person's sympto ... Read More
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Dr. Derek Skinner
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Congestion: I'd recommend using an OTC decongestant as long as you don't have any blood pressure problems. Also, using an OTC antihistamine would be beneficial. ... Read More
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Nothing!!!: There are no medications that will definitively "cure"congestion. Etiology is usually viral or allergic and treatment is usually fluids, making the ch ... Read More
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Dr. Glenn Messina
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Supportive care: THe best thing to do initially is hydrate with non caffeinated fluids, Tylenol (acetaminophen) for aches and pains, something like Mucinex to thin sec ... Read More
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Dr. David Jakubowicz
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Sinus disease: Many commercials lead one to believe that all facial pain is sinusitis. Not all nasal obstruction is sinusitis nor all patients with findings on imagi ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
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Complex: Sometimes can be cured if inciting cause is reversible if not it can only be managed.
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Dr. James Ferguson
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Cure ?????: Since the nasal passages are lined with sensitive tissue, it can and will swell in response to respiratory irritants and a variety of infectious agent ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
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Depends: Depending on your nasal passageways, in particular if you have a deviated septum and or collapsed internal valves (there are valves that separate the ... Read More
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Dr. Walter Exon
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Steroids: Oral Prednisone 50 mgm twice daily for 5-7 days.

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