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how often can you use saline nasal spray

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John McClay
30 years experience Head and Neck Surgery
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
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
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56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: I use it from birth forward, as long as baby needs it to clear their nasal passages.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, but...: There's no harm in using a nasal saline spray. If it helps your runny nose, it's fine.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
No: No.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: There are products that mix xylitol with saline in the form of a nasal spray
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
None: None.
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