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how do I stop my nose from running

A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Sudafed: Sudafed is a cheap and easy way to "dry you up" and stop the running nose. Natural ways if you don't wanna take decongestants like zyrtec or Clariti ... Read More

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Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allergic Rhinitis: Avoiding exposure to things you are most allergic to (e.g. Wear a paper mask when you open dusty boxes in your attic if you have dust allergy). Use of ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Nasal Congestion: Neti pots can reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head ; p ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mann
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Runny nose: Over the counter -- if allergy, antihistamines (zyrtec, allegra) may help if not allergy, the older antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It may be allergies: Try to determine if there is a known trigger causing your runny nose. Keeping a journal might be helpful with this. Also try an over the counter ant ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Look for cause: Nasal drainage can be due to allergies, an infection, sinus inflammation, or spinal fluid leak among other causes. Only by establishing the cause can ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Proper diagnosis: I know my answers to many questions are similar but the questions are similar. You want to know why your nose runs and why it hurts. There are sever ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: The antihistamine will help to stop the runny nose.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience Pediatrics
Symptoms: A runny/snotty nose is a symptom of something else like allergies or viral uri. The best way to treat the runny nose directly is frequent flushing and ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Runny Nose B Gone: You can use an over-the-counter decongestant pill. Be careful if you have high blood pressure. Don't take it later in the day [can keep you awake]. Do ... Read More
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