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A 32-year-old member asked:

how to cure dry nasal passages from allergies?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Nasal Saline: For dry nasal mucosa nasal saline can be helpful particularly as we move into the drier months of the year. Also, one should review the medications they are using to make sure nasal dryness is not one of the side effects.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

What is the difference between the nasal and oral medications for allergies?

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Dr. Sean McGhee
Allergy and Immunology 23 years experience
Risk/benefit ratio: In general, nasal medicines are more effective with less risk of side effects. This is partly because they are applied only to the area that is a problem, the nose. However, some people don't like nasal sprays, and teaching is needed to use them most effectively. Oral medicines are quick and easy, but the medicine goes throughout the body, even to places it's not needed.
A 33-year-old member asked:

Can allergy cause nasal voice?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Yes: The symptoms of nasal allergies include sneezing, itching, runny nose, nasal congestion and often itchy, watery eyes. The nasal congestion can lead to a nasal tone to the voice. Anything that causes nasal congestion and/or obstruction could lead to a nasal voice.

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