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A 36-year-old female asked:

Can flonase be used to treat nasal congestion thats due to the common cold, or is strictly for allergy-related congestion?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Allergy only: Nasal steroid does nothing when the congestion is caused by a cold. Topical nasal congestant spray may be used for up to 5 days.

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Last updated May 14, 2018

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