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What is the best otc to take for drainage and runny nose

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Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: It depends on other medical conditions and medications. You should talk with your pharmacist, many people forget they are very well educated on pharma ... Read More

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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wilbert Warren
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Meds for fever: Provided you have no contraindications like liver disease or allergy, the preferred medication for fever is acetaminophen.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Stein
46 years experience Cardiology
Insuff information: You need to see an internist to be properly triaged. Stuffy noses are common, orthostatic hypotension is a real problem that needs to be addressed. Do ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal drip: Try over-the-counter zyrtec or Allegra or generic antihistamines and see if it improves your postnasal drip. If not see ENT or allergist to get a all ... Read More
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A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maria Dumalaog
28 years experience Pediatrics
Congestion : Before you take your child to ER. Look at his breathing pattern. If he's breathing fast or coughing constantly, not having wet diapers, very fussy the ... Read More
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A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Stuffy nose: Before running off to the ER use a bulb syringe to suck out excess mucus. Use salt water nose drops to keep nasal passage free. Use a vaporizer with ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Viral conjunctivitis: Most eye infections in kids are viral. Viral infection on the inner part of the eyelid & thin moist "skin"covering the eyeball-called the conjunctiva ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jianjun Wu
36 years experience Pediatrics
Close observation: Ok to wait if he is happy , active and eating well, check out with your pediatrician if he is fussy, vomiting, not eating well, fever more tha ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Underbrink
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Unusual: An acute sinusitis is usually accompanied by drainage and sinus pressure or pain. Chronic infections may be unaccompanied by drainage and just have s ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
It sounds like cold: more than allergy. Check this. http://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/cold-guide/common-cold-or-allergy-symptoms
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