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A 60-year-old female asked:

Is inflammation of the nasal septum lining treated with medication or will saline rinses be the best?

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Dr. Jason Bloom
Facial Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Nasal sprays: Inflammation of the nasal mucosa or lining is best treated with a topical nasal steroid spray like flonase, nasonex, (mometasone) etc. These nasal steroid sprays take some time (months) to work and should be used every day, not just for a week or two. Additionally, nasal saline sprays will help by keeping the nasal lining moist because dryness can cause more inflammation. Think about a humidifier at night.
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Last updated May 2, 2018

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