A 41-year-old member asked:
my nose is completely clogged and i don't know why. what can i do?
2 doctor answers
Dr. David Astrachan answered
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Start simple: First start with a pure antihistamine to see if allergy may be playing a role. Zyrtec, Claritin or alavert are otc and worth trying. If after a few days there is no improvement then try a decongestant as well. If after a few days you are still blocked you should see your family doctor for a prescription nasal spray either a steroid or an antihistamine. If that doesn't help you need to see an ent.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014
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