A 25-year-old male asked:
What should i take to get rid of mucus in my nose? i can breathe okay and have pnd, but the mucus isn't coming out. on afrin (oxymetazoline) and dymista
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Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Get off Afrin (oxymetazoline): You are likely adding rebound congestion to the problem by using nasal spray decongestant for more than 2-3 days in a row. Switch to saline spray and bedside vaporizer at night. Tough it out for a couple days and should clear up.
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Last updated Jan 16, 2015
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