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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?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 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.
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 31 years experience
Probably no!: Look for other causes, good luck!

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Last updated Mar 10, 2013

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