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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Arango
23 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends on cause.: A good thorough exam by an otolaryngologist should give you the answer. There are many causes of nasal obstruction:allergies, deviated septum, polyps, ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Identify trigger: To determine the correct treatment, the cause of nasal congestion should be found. There is a wide range of triggers including allergies, deviated na ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Congestion: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to hav ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Only if allergic: It shouldn't unless you are allergic to dairy.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Blocked nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to hav ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khalid Khan
53 years experience in Ophthalmology
Nasal congestion: There are so many causes of nasal congestion , you need to be examined by allergy /ent specialist to investigate and treat the cause of nasal congest ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Short term: Short term, a decongestant such as sudafed or afrin nasal spray will cause decongestion but caution for long term use as it will quit working.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Congestion: Saline nasal spray or gel moisturizes nasal passages & helps remove mucus as well as bacteria/viruses. If ambient air is dry, running a vaporizer will ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Exon
47 years experience in Pediatrics
Otc med: Try afrin nasal spray.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Decongestant: Try decongestant. There are a number of safe products you can buy OTC. You can also try saline nasally to clear the congestion.
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