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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Rest and fluids: Sounds sick. I don't know the age of the child, but in general kids get sick. If the child is generally healthy, just rest, drink fluids and blow no ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Neti pot can: Reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head ; pour solution int ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lily Hwang
17 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Depends on cause: There are many causes of runny nose. Most commonly: allergic rhinitis and vasomotor rhinitis. More unusual and rare causes include spinal fluid leakag ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Depends.: First you need to find out what is causing it. If it is from an allergic condition as in hay fever, antihistamine may help. If this is a persistent a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shulan
40 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Depends on the cause: A runny nose can be from allergies, a condition with reflexes causing a runny nose (vasomotor rhinorhea), a common cold, rarely head trauma can cause ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not sure ?: I am not clear on your question.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many possibilities: Viral infection, allergy, non-allergic rhinitis, vaso-motor rhinitis, rhino-sinusitis, nasal polyps, tumor, fungal infection. Obviously, without a co ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Antihistamines: Antihistamine pills may help such as Claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec. If symptoms persist call your doctor as prescription medicines are also availab ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Depends on the cause: The easiest way to dry up a runny nose is with over-the-counter antihistamines (zyrtec (cetirizine) or allegra). However, just treating the runny nose ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Neti pots can : Reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head ; pour solution int ... Read More

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