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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Blow more gently.: The best way to get rid of this is to blow your nose and get it out. Sometimes your nose can be swollen from the flu, so nasal decongestants and coug ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Saline drops/gel the safest way to treat congestion when pregnant. Decongestants like sudafed or phenylephrine are pregnancy category c which advises ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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 ; pour solution int ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Menthol: Tabs.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Stuff nose & cough: 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 & ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Try this: 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 & pou ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Options: Mix hot water, 1 tsp. lemon juice & 1 tsp. honey in a mug, then add more lemon juice or honey to taste, if desired. Sip the mixture slowly and inh ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Lemon and sugar: Lemon and sugar may taste good but they have no medicinal qualities.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends on cause: If acute then sudafed or brief afrin for 3 days. If allergic then topical spray steroids, antihistamine with decongestant, or singulair (montelukast) ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
A neti pot 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 & pour solution int ... Read More
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