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What can i take for a blocked nose while breastfeeding

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Maybe not: The first months are troubled by their narrow nasal passages.Exposure to dust, fragrences, smoke & other irritants aggravates this.Baby tries to f... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Breastfeeding: If breastfeeding, most mothers have the good sense to avoid cold medicines when possible. Some non medication ideas for sore throat and congestion a... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Water and broth: Stay well hydrated, wash your hands well and consider wearing a mask while breastfeeding. If the baby is older than 6 months, a flu vaccine may be adm... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests.It could be common cold, inf... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
More likely irrritan: Nasal congestion at that age is most often due to exposure to fragrance, dust, smoke or other odors.This often causes swelling inside the nose & mucou... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
7-10 days: Cold symptoms usually 7-10 days. Use OTC decongestant tablets for relief. THere may be an underlying anatomical obstruction exacerbating blockage. Se... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy White
Plastic Surgery 16 years experience
See PMD/ENT: This depends on the etiology of the block. If it is due to swelling or inflammation, saline rinses and decongestants may help. If it is an anatomic ob... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Kmucha
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
Good question. : While most intranasal decongestant sprays and oral decongestant pills are approved in the US for use during pregnancy, easy individual and each situat... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felecia Sumner
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Sinusitis: The symptoms you describe may be from sinusitis (this is likely viral, although it could be bacterial). You can try nasal saline sprays and warm compr... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
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Yes: You can use flomist nasal spray safely. YOu can also use salt solutions to sniff or use salex nasal spray from a pharmacy.

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