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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Cellulitis: Cellulitis is soft tissue infection. Go see your family doc to see if you have an infection of your nose and are in need of antibiotics. In meantime, ... Read More

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Some people do experience reactions to nasal steroid sprays such as rhinitis, mucosal swelling and even angioedema.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
29 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Possibly: If you are having problems with excessive crusting, you should address this rather than constantly picking the nose. I recommend something called pon ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
4-6 weeks: With a 4th generation (antigen-antibody) HIV test, the results are conclusive any time 4 weeks or more after exposure. For standalone antibody tests, ... Read More
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Dr. Louise Andrew
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If standing stops it: then what you have is a buildup of mucus in the nose and it is fine when it drains. Sleep propped up on several pillows, drink more than the usual am ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Several wks/ months: I often tell my patients they should be able to notice a significant difference in the first couple of weeks. Rarely I do have patients that need seve ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Saline rinse: Saline rinses, over the counter nasal decongestants and non-drowsy antihistamine like loratidine can reduce nasal mucosa swelling.Don't use nasal spra ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Intranasal steroids: Intranasal steroids.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Lavi
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nasal steroids.: Rhinocort aqua, or budesonide, is an intranasal steroid that is the best studied and safest intranasal steroid medication in pregnancy. It has minima ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Not really: Menopause is common. Sinus problems are common. It makes sense that many people with suffer from both.

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