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Vicks vaporub nasal congestion

A member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
I wouldn't: This is an old myth based on adult treatments.Infants have tiny nasal passages the react with swelling and congestion to any irritant; be it smoke, du... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
? no: Vicks vapor rub on your chest would but not on your feet....
Dr. E. James Bodmer
Podiatry 45 years experience
Probably Not.: Try putting Vicks on your chest or under your nose. Putting vick's on your feet would not be my first choice.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
A cool air mist humidifier and boby nasal drops with gentle suction may be used. Monitor your child's temperature and keep him well hydrated. Vicks ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Allergies: Spray saline into your nostrils frequently to flush out allergens and irritants. You will get the best care in a long term relationship with a provide... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Cure ?????: Since the nasal passages are lined with sensitive tissue, it can and will swell in response to respiratory irritants and a variety of infectious agent... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. LEONARD FAZIO
Dentistry 34 years experience
Food allergies: Try looking into the idea that certain foods may be irritating yo your system, causing you to react with the chronic drip.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Flagyl: It is an anti-fungal agent. Not sure if it does much for congestion. Explore the cause, with help of your doctor, & treat that.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Trazodone: Anticholinergic effect which causes dryness, constipation, nasal congestion, dry mouth, etc.
A male asked:
Dr. Alan Mindlin
51 years experience
Yes rebound congesti: These types of meds can lead to rebound swelling that sometimes is worse than when it started leading to overuse and can affect blood pressure and the... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Ermananswered
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Many: Over-the-counter saline sprays, over-the-counter Pseudoephedrine decongestants, prescription nasal steroids, or other nasal medications such as asteli... Read More