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A 48-year-old member asked:

Are there any remedies for nasal congestion?

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Dr. Sameer Gupta
Allergy 19 years experience
Nasalcrom (cromolyn): Over the counter options include Nasalcrom nasal spray . Some people find neil med sinus rinses are helpful as well. Others find that Allegra d or zyrtec d pills can help. If these do not help see your doctor to get some prescription nose sprays

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A 20-year-old female asked:

Any natural remedies for nasal congestion?

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Dr. Gregory Thompson
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Nasal congestion: Some simple home methods include steam inhalation (especially with menthol or eucalyptus oil), warm salt water nasal irrigation, standing in a hot steamy shower, and menthol throat lozenges.
A 37-year-old member asked:

Are there any home remedies for nasal congestion that are safe?

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Dr. Philip Hemmers
Allergy 20 years experience
Sinus rinse: Hypertonic saline sinus rinse. Ready made packets are available or you could make your own. Just make sure to use distilled or previously boiled water.
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Dr. Abby Caplin commented
Integrative Medicine 40 years experience
Agree with Dr. Hemmers. A good way is to buy a Neti pot at the local drug store along with the packets.
Nov 5, 2012
A 51-year-old member asked:

What can I do about nasal congestion?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Identify trigger: To determine the correct treatment, the cause of nasal congestion should be found. There is a wide range of triggers including allergies, deviated nasal septum, nasal polyps, chronic sinus infection, adenoid hypertrophy, medication side effects, etc. An allergist or ENT doctor can assist you by taking a thorough history and performing an exam and other tests as needed.

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