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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Licker
48 years experience Urology
Stop Flomax: The side effect you are experiencing is annoying, but but not dangerous. Stop the Flomax and talk to your doctor about an alternative medication.
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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
ENT: Since alpha blocker drugs like tamsulosin cause nasal congestion by vasodilation (as opposed to the vasoconstriction of a decongestant) I can see no ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Allergies: Spray saline into your nostrils frequently to flush out allergens and irritants. You will get the best care in a long term relationship with a provide ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Symptoms: Am not sure what the actual question is. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade ch ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Nasal Steroids: Yes. Of course.
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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 33-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 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 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Fluticasone is a topical nasal steroid spray approved for treating seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis. It can reduce all the symptoms of allerg ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vladimir Zuzukin
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possibly: Duonase is a combo topical antihistamine and nasal steroid, hence "duo." It is certainly helpful for enlarged turbinates due to allergy. Also nasal st ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
No single best spray: Unfortunately, there's no single best spray for everyone in the States where HealthTap docs are located. It's even trickier to determine best spray fo ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Cough and PND: Not really harmful, but treatable to help prevent it. See the Dr. as nasal sprays can help this condition and decrease the cough too caused from the ... Read More
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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 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 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes you can: unless you have a contraindication, like hypertension, but no interaction with amoxicillin, rest and fluids are important too together with saline nas ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
How long?: If these have been present for months or years, you likely have an allergic condition. If they have been present for less than a week, it is likely f ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
Saline washes: It depends on the cause of the congestion, but saline nasal washes at least don't have side effects, unlike decongestants and antihistamines. If the ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Wegner's granulomato: See your doc to be checked for immunologic /genetic disorder.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Very different: Nasonex (mometasone) is a prescription nasal steroid spray to effectively treat nasal allergies in patients over 2 years old. It is the most effectiv ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hmmm: The ent's might suggest irrigation/antibiotics/surgery, the allergists might suggest environmental control/steroids, the internists might suggest su ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Avamys: That is a medication sold in the phillippines. It is the same medication as that sold in the U.S. Under the prescription name of veramyst. It is a nas ... Read More
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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.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Reflux: Thought I had answered this question before. I would suspect reflux disease as the problem. Consult a GI specialist.
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