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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
24 years experience Family Medicine
Possible sinusitis: You may have a sinus infection. Patients with chronic rhinitis and allergies can develop congestion which lead to blockage of the sinus openings in t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Exon
48 years experience Pediatrics
Time: Usually gets better with time. May need short course of prednisone.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
Nasal Congestion: For infants we use bulb syringe to relieve nasal congestion by occasional suction of the secretion. Sometimes saline drops helps.
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Dr. Craig Uhl
Dr. Craig Uhl answered
27 years experience Pediatrics
Several options: Before six months of age, bulb syringe and saline good choice. Also, cool mist humidifiers, especially at use during sleep may be helpful. After six ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Nasal wash: At 6mo the primary cause of congestion and cough is the environment. House dust, fragrance, perfumes and cleaning products all leave scents that irri ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Skow
12 years experience Family Medicine
Allergies?: Sounds like you might be suffering from allergies. You may want to try zyrtec/claritin to see if that helps your symptoms. Your doctor can offer you o ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
The : The short answer here is an over the counter decongestant like sudafed. Obviously you should read the instructions and make sure you have no contraind ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would recommend nasal saline rinses and keeping the nasal passages clear. If there is still congestion for three weeks, another course of antibiotic ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allergies: Those symptoms sound like allergies. Avoidance of the triggers is ideal, but the combination of all those symptoms, when avoidance of triggers is not ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Many: Tricks for nasal congestion include: lots of fluids, nasal saline spray, nasal saline flush, steam (hot shower with the doors and windows closed), ned ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
COPD: You should be followed regularly by a pulmonary doctor. Stop (if you do) smoking, stay well hydrated, you can get mucolytics at the pharmacy otc to b ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sinus infection?: You may have a sinus infection and your doctor should be able to help you with that in addition to finding out the cause for your constant nasal conge ... Read More

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