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A 43-year-old member asked:

cure/ tips for relieving a blocked nose?

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Blocked nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist,

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A 25-year-old male asked:

When I get cold it takes months to get ride of the blocked nose. What could be the reason?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Allergies?: Prolonged nasal stuffines is often a sign of environmental allergies. Talk to your doctor about a trial of an antihistamine or a prescription nasal spray. Meanwhile, you might try using a saline nasal spray at bedtime.
A 30-year-old member asked:

Alway got a blocked nose any suggestions?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
Allergies or anatomy: This could be related to allergies or a chronic sinus infection. It could also be related to anatomic issues like a deviated septum or enlarged turbintes or both. Polyps can also cause nasal stuffiness.
A 25-year-old member asked:

I have a blocked nose every night what can this be ?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Allergies: A common cause of nasal congestion is allergies. Allergen avoidance through the use of a dust mite pillow case and mattress cover, as well as an antihistamine like Claritin or Allegra may all be helpful.
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Dr. David Escobar commented
Family Medicine 9 years experience
It can be helpful to wash your bedsheets and pillowcases in hot water at least once a week to prevent dust mites and other critters from hanging around.
Jan 18, 2012
A 18-year-old member asked:

How can I stop having a blocked nose when I wake up in the morning?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Saline: You might try a saline nasal spray before you go to bed, .
A 36-year-old member asked:

Anyone know of good OTC meds to help a blocked nose quickly?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Nasal spray: Using a neti pot with saline/bicarbonate solution is a great way to clear a stuffy nose and sinuses. There are also saline nasal sprays available and your pharmacist will show you the most popular.

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