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A 38-year-old female asked:

Have fluid behind ears causing congestion. prescribed flonase nasal spray. would zyrtec make the pressure/fluid worse? didn't think to ask my doctor.

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Zyrtec (cetirizine) may help.: Assuming that we're dealing with allergic rhinitis, antihistamines like Zyrtec can certainly help either by themselves or in combination with the nasal steroid. Zyrtec can cause grogginess, by the by, so be careful.
Last updated Nov 12, 2019

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