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Is nasonex (mometasone) effective for unblocking ears?

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Dr. Jeffrey Rosch answered

Specializes in Allergy and Immunology

Nasonex, (mometasone) one of multiple prescription topical nasal steroid medications, is an anti-inflammatory and as such often decreases edema or swelling of the nasal mucosa (lining). This can help open the nasal end of the eustachian tube allowing better air movement between the middle ear and nasal cavity. This can cause the ear to feel less "blocked".

Answered Jul 23, 2016

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