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my nose has been stuffy for a week

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parag Parikh
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possible sinusitis: Hi Emma, Blood in your mucous ( if you are otherwise healthy), after an infection is likely due to the excessive inflammation in your airways. You may ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Allergic rhinitis?: Such symptoms almost always are due either to an upper respiratory virus infection or allergy. Viral infections rarely last more than 1-2 weeks, and s ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Try an allergy med: Your pregnant wife maybe suffering from rhinitis of pregnancy which is common. You may have allergies or symptoms if sympathy. You should try otc al ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Nothing: If a 3 week old is eating well, resting well, and otherwise fine there intoning that needs to be done. Most newborns are stuffy and make a lot of funn ... Read More
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Saline nasal drops +: Simplest method is to use saline nasal drops followed by nasal suction either with the rubber bulb syringe you probably got when baby was born or with ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Selma Holden
12 years experience Family Medicine
Rest, hydration: You most likely have a virus causing your current symptoms and will have to wait for your body to naturally get rid of it. If you are suffering from ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See pediatrician: The cough may be from the nasal condition (called upper airway cough syndrome). Look out for potential allergen exposure (including food allergy at th ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: If the problem lasts for more than a few weeks or is getting worse, see your doctor.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Diagnosis....: Acute bronchitis is typically due to either a viral or bacterial infection. It typically resolves within this time frame so your continued symptoms ma ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: You may have contacted a viral infection especially if you have a fever. Your sinuses appear to have been affected. Please make an appointment with yo ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
35 years experience Family Medicine
Environment: I would make sure my child did not have an infection. Also, running a vaporizer makes a big difference in respiratory problems in children.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal saline only: Nasal saline drops with gentle bulb suctioning. That is all.
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