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A 31-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing nasal congestion, nasal drainage, runny nose, sneezing, post nasal drip and sinus pain.

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Symptoms: Am not sure what the actual question is. Congestionsaline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. Fever/ painacetaminophen / NSAID’s Rest!!
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Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Common cold: The common cold virus can cause all your symptoms; care is purely supportive in nature. Antibiotics can't cure a viral infection. If your symptoms persist for more than 10 days or progressively worsen, there may be a role for antibiotic treatment of a sinus infection. Please see a doctor if you're concerned.
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Last updated May 10, 2019


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