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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Flu mist: Not really. It's a lot like squirting saline in the nose. You get a little unusual taste, which goes away in a matter of minutes. Some people can h ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Nasal spray: Depends on what is being sprayed. Saline none. Nasal decongestants should not be used more than 2 or 3 days at a time or else worsening or more conges ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nasal congestion: Depending on the type of nasal spray you are using, you may develop recurrence of your nasal congestion
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Nasal sprays.: Side effects of long term use of nasal sprays depends on the ingredient. 1) decongestants like neo-synephrione = more prolonged nasal congestion 2) ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: I would venture to guess that elast-m is an antihistamine spray and furamist is a fluticasone nasal spray. If so, they may actually work synergistica ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Coville
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
Better breathing: The best and most desirable side effect of nasal septum surgery is an improved ability to breath. That's the goal. Secondarily, your nose will have a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
If you hear that...: Don't believe it. There is nothing on this planet that has "no side effects." Everything (or most things) can be neutral, beneficial, or harmful, depe ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Backman
30 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Increased congestion: Many of the Zicam nasal sprays contain nasal decongestants, similar to the afrin brand of nasal sprays. Topical nasal decongestant sprays are safe if ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Steroid nasal spray: Make sure you use it right,directed away from the midline,towards ear inside the nasal cavity,don't exceed prescribed dose,that way you avoid side eff ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Well tolerated: Fluticasone is a steroid nasal spray that is available in generic form. It is well tolerated. Side effects to look out for include bleeding, nasal i ... Read More
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