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neti pot vs nasal spray

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Neti pot: Yes but do the neti pot first then wait a while, blow your nose and then use the steroid spray.
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Yes, just use it after you use the neti pot.
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Netipot: Use the netipot, blow your nose well then use your nasal steroids.

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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nasal saline: spray or rinse are the same almost, different technique of introducing the saline into the nasal cavity. As for keeping it moist, yes the saline disso ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Likely OK: With a single exposure, albeit with high doses, I'd doubt that you will suffer any significant side effects.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
36 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sinus is only mild: Headache pain from sinus obstruction can be associated with acute sinusitis +/- allergic nasal inflammation that worsens with barometric pressure from ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
I : I can understand your concerns as 5 weeks is a long time to have this going on. It sounds like your ct scan showed sinusitis. Sinusitis can sometime ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rynase Aqua: Or rhinocort aqua, is a moisturized steroid nasal spray , used mainly to treat/control allergic/inflammatory conditions of the nasal cavity, active in ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Kindly specify: what kind of nasal spray, thanks
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nasal spray: If it is otc nasal spray, see an allergist asap, if it is a prescribed nasal spray, consult an allergist about allergy shots.They may provide you with ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal spray: There are many non-addictive nasal sprays. For what reason do you intend to use the nasal spray?
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Which nasal sprays : Do u mean? Otc ones? Nasal steroids? The live virus influenza vaccine that is a nasal spray does not contain thimerosol (mercury). Thimerosol is used ... Read More
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