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Alway got a blocked nose any suggestions?

Alway got a blocked nose any suggestions?

Nasal Plugging: Could be chronic underlying infection, allergies, polypoid tissue (callouses in the mucosa), septal deviation, concha bullosa structures. Basically you need to see your ENT first. ...Read more

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Any advice? I have got a blocked nose and ears?

Any advice? I have got a blocked nose and ears?

Viral infection: Try an otc nasal spray such as afrin or Neo-Synephrine for 3 days only and a decongestant such as sudafed (pseudo-ephedrine) for 7 days. If the ears remain blocked for more than 2 weeks, then consult an ENT doctor. The symptoms are consistent with an upper respiratory tract viral infection. ...Read more

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I have a stuffy nose , burning eyes snd a cough what do I doo?

I have a stuffy nose , burning eyes snd a cough what do I doo?

MaybeCold or allergy: Depends on other symptoms. ?Fever. Severity of cough...Past history..How long going on etc try saline rinses. Natural tears and see your dr if continues. ...Read more

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Blood comes out of my left nostril all of a sudden if i try to blow my blocked nose 3-4 times a month please advice as not been able find any allergie

Blocked nose: Not allergy related need evaluation from an ear, nose , throat specialist to check for polyps or any other growth. It could be trauma to your nose years back causing septal deviation now affecting how you breathe . Nosebleeding is from you blowing so hard on your nose.Need blood test if you have easy fatigability, easy bruising, etc to rule out blood disorders ...Read more

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My 5 mo old always has a stuffy nose. He's not having a cold. Could this be something serious? I tried all the at-home stuff. Anything a doc can do?

My 5 mo old always has a stuffy nose. He's not having a cold. Could this be something serious? I tried all the at-home stuff. Anything a doc can do?

See below: It could still be a sign of a stuffy nose of a newborn-amendable to upright positioning of the head; saline drops or spray to loosen up dried mucus - and suction. Rarely it could be due to a missed choanal atresia: a narrowing or blockage of the nasal airway by tissue. It is a congenital condition, meaning it is present at birth.Is a narrowing or blockage of the nasal airway by tissue. ...Read more

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I have a swollen throat, major congestion and a stuffy nose, what do I do?

I have a swollen throat, major congestion and a stuffy nose, what do I do?

Cold: Hello, it sounds like you have the common cold. It may be helpful to take otc meds for your symptoms. Review your symptoms with your pharmacist. He/she can make suggestions to help. If your symptoms persist beyond 5-7 days, see your family doctor. ...Read more

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I am a singer and have a performance coming up. I have a swollen inflamed throat, coughing blood and bloody noses. What is happening? Any quick cures?

I am a singer and have a performance coming up. I have a swollen inflamed throat, coughing blood and bloody noses. What is happening? Any quick cures?

Go to the Doctor: Please sign off of the internet and get to the doctor's office today. You have a deadline to get better. Best to get treated today. ...Read more

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Had a cold, blew nose too hard, have a blocked ear for days, how do I unblock please ?

Had a cold, blew nose too hard, have a blocked ear for days, how do I unblock please 
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Valsalva maneuver : pinch both nostrils and then blow out through nose with closed lips. It should open up blocked ear. If this makes ear hurt, you need to see MD ...Read more

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Can you give me some tips for my blocked nose? My nose is blocked for years now as i had deviated nasal septum.

Can you give me some tips for my blocked nose? My nose is blocked for years now as i had deviated nasal septum.

See an ENT: A blocked nose can arise for a multitude of reasons, ranging from fixed, structural problems like a deviated septum to seasonal allergies. If this has been bothering you for a while, it is time to see an ENT for evaluation. ...Read more

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I had a septoplasty & endoscopic surgery this past tues.My nose is runny stuffy and have a gauze.Can i shower? Can water go in nose using salinex

I had a septoplasty & endoscopic surgery this past tues.My nose is runny stuffy and have a gauze.Can i shower? Can water go in  nose using salinex

Information: If you have pcking ion the nose it is best not to get it wet. So turn you head away from the shower jet. It would be best to speak with your surgeon regarding what he advises for routine post op care. Generally I do not allow my patients do do anything with the nose for at least one week post op. ...Read more

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What's a good way to check if my nose is stuffy or my nostrils are swollen?

What's a good way to check if my nose is stuffy or my nostrils are swollen?

Stuffy: Stuffy nose is a symptom that you experience, making it difficult to breathe through your nose. You may not be able to appreciate swollen nares (the internal nasal channels divided by a septum) without a physician exam. Go see a doctor and have them look at this. Hope it clears up soon. ...Read more

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I woke up with a clogged ear a couple days ago, I've tried all the home remedies to no avail. I feel it may be my sinuses. Any advice?

I woke up with a clogged ear a couple days ago, I've tried all the home remedies to no avail. I feel it may be my sinuses. Any advice?

Clogged ears: you may be right, could be your sinuses, your nasal passages rather and your throat, are congested, middle ears are considered by ENT experts as part of the sinuses. you may want to use saline nasal wash, and salt water gargles to relieve the congestion, if no improvement in a day or two, see your doctor or ENT specialist, good luck ...Read more

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I woke up with a dry throat, now my nose is itchy & I am sneezing & have a headache. I have yellow mucus from my nose, is this a cold or allergies?

Allergies: Sounds like allergies. Spring allergies (tree) are blossoming right now. It could be an upper resp infection but your symptoms sound more allergic in nature. ...Read more

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I have 4 canker sores running a fever and a stuffy nose and sore throat but could not get into the doctor any advice ?

I have 4 canker sores running a fever and a stuffy nose and sore throat but could not get into the doctor any advice ?

Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for examination. ...Read more

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Catch 22. Got lots of nasal drip from a cold but every time I blow my nose (even softly) a nostril scab tears& my nose bleeds. To blow or not to blow?

Catch 22. Got lots of nasal drip from a cold but every time I blow my nose (even softly) a nostril scab tears& my nose bleeds. To blow or not to blow?

Lubricate: Use a dab of vaseline or Aquaphor or KY jelly twice a day inside your nose. You can use Afrin [the generic oxymetazoline is same] for a few days, not more than a few. You can also snuff some water [usually salted water] up your nose and suck it in to clear out mucous. ...Read more

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