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A 40-year-old female asked:

I used saline nasal spray a few times, iingredients stated water & sodium chloride- had bad heart palpitations most of the day could this be connected?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
No: The components of the saline nasal spray are not absorbed in the blood stream in significant amounts to cause any side effects of the sort.
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Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Probably no!: Look for other causes, good luck!
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Last updated Mar 10, 2013

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