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How long does it take steroid nasal spray to work

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 58 years experience
Nasal steoids: 2 to 4 days to start. Give it a week to judge the effects. Use properly and consistantly.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean McGhee
Allergy and Immunology 24 years experience
As long as needed: Steroid nasal sprays do not cure your allergies, but prevent the allergic inflammation. Once the medicine is stopped, your symptoms will return if you... Read More
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Indefinite: Fortunately, steroid nasal sprays are very safe. They can be used for long periods of time unless side effects happen. Best way to know if you continu... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Usually there is: fever, however, as we see more patients with Covid-19, we are seeing a wide range of symptoms, as well as those who seem to have no symptoms, who may ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Need more information re: "eustachian tube dysfunction", but if what is meant is a blocking of hearing (like after being in a swimming pool), it is pr... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Nose bleed: Some individuals develop a nose bleed from them. There are rare cases of nasal septal perforation and glaucoma, but generally speaking they are very s... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
No: Nasacort (triamcinolone) Allergy 24HR went over the counter in spring 2014 and Flonase has been approved for over the counter (no prescription) and li... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 58 years experience
Neti pot: Yes but do the neti pot first then wait a while, blow your nose and then use the steroid spray.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
No: The dose is micrograms, even if absorbed won't cause side effects, just be careful to use it right, avoid contact with the nasal septum, direct it tow... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
A Verified Doctoranswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 39 years experience
Many options: Post nasal,drip can be helped with antihistamines, nasal washes, and diet changes as well as steroid sprays. Get evaluated by otolaryngologist ENT, t... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Not really: All medications that contain cortisone like steroids have a label required by fda to mention that they "may" effect eyes, bones, growth, adrenal gland... Read More