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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Benedryl: Benedryl will help with sinus/allergy symptoms and will help you sleep too.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Body aches: sounds like an infection. Maybe it will pass with nothing else, but be on the look out for other symptoms like fever and cough.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arlene Haywood
45 years experience Pediatrics
Decongestants: Use a decongestant which should reverse a stuffy nose- there are several over the counter decongestants- sudafed works well as well as Claritin (lorat ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See a doctor: See a doctor and get diagnosed. Then with treatment for the diagnosis you can eliminate this symptom.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Swelling & mucus: A nose gets stuffy because the inside lining (the mucosa) of the nose swells up, blocking the air flow. The lining also oozes mucus, which blocks airf ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends on cause: If acute then sudafed or brief afrin for 3 days. If allergic then topical spray steroids, antihistamine with decongestant, or singulair (montelukast) ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Checcone
18 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Here's some guidance: Blocked nasal passages can be from a mechanical obstruction or the lack of sensed airflow. Examples of an obstruction include a septal deviation, enla ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Elrod
10 years experience General Practice
decongestan: Natural ways to improve nasal congestion include nasal saline wash and neti pots. Over the counter options include phenylephrine containing sprays, af ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Water, water: Drink lots of water. Breathe steam [easy: make a cup of tea and inhale the steam]. Try salt water nose rinses [spray, bottle like neilmed, or neti pot ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
A 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
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