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saline nasal spray vs neti pot

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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John McClay
30 years experience Head and Neck Surgery
Varies: Isotonic saline spray can be used several times a day to flush out offending pathogens and allergens. Saline irrigations, especially if hypertonic, sh ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
No: No.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: There are products that mix xylitol with saline in the form of a nasal spray
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
None: None.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
No it is : Not a saline nasal spray . In the United States , this is equivalent to Nasonex (mometasone )nasal spray, a glucocorticosteroid used topically to red ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Davidson
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
In a different form: Yes, nasal saline is available for such a young child, but typically is sold as "saline drops" or something similar. Little Noses sells on such type, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Dagan
Dr. Tal Dagan answered
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Salt water vs med: Nasal saline spray is a physiological salt solution which has the same salt content present in your blood. It is thus gentle enough to bathe, coat or ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Usually no worries: The back of the nose leads to the throat. People who use nasal sprays are presumed to be swallowing some of the nasal spray. A small amount of saline ... Read More

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