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How often can you use saline nasal spray

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John McClay
Head and Neck Surgery 32 years experience
Varies: Isotonic saline spray can be used several times a day to flush out offending pathogens and allergens. Saline irrigations, especially if hypertonic, sh... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Not a good idea: You will dilute the Flonase nasal spray and it is not a good idea.Flonase is a nasal steroid which has anti inflammatory properties and delivers a cer... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
No: It not only cause you to become very dizzy but may introduce an infection into your middle ear. Have you talked to an ENT to find out if the perfora... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
Yes, but...: There's no harm in using a nasal saline spray. If it helps your runny nose, it's fine.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 35 years experience
Sinus infection: The problem may be chronic sinusitis. Saline irrigation with a neil med sinurinse bottle might do a better job of clearing any debris. A good exam b... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Saline : The concern about old saline sprays is that there could be contamination if it's laying around and was used in the past. If it is brand new there is n... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Yes: There are products that mix xylitol with saline in the form of a nasal spray
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 42 years experience
No it is : Not a saline nasal spray . In the United States , this is equivalent to Nasonex (mometasone )nasal spray, a glucocorticosteroid used topically to red... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Davidson
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
In a different form: Yes, nasal saline is available for such a young child, but typically is sold as "saline drops" or something similar. Little Noses sells on such type, ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Dagan
Facial Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Salt water vs med: Nasal saline spray is a physiological salt solution which has the same salt content present in your blood. It is thus gentle enough to bathe, coat or ... Read More
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