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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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Dr. Phil Zapanta
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Nasal Congestion (Definition)

A blocked nose is the sensation caused by a nasal passage congested with mucus, which can occur during a ...Read more


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For what possible reasons have i always got a blocked nose?

For what possible reasons have i always got a blocked nose?

Nasal congestion: This article from mayo clinc provides great information on reasons for nasal congestion. Check it out. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/nasal-congestion/my00178/method=print. ...Read more

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I have got a blocked nose and ears, help!?

I have got a blocked nose and ears, help!?

Blocked: Could be allergic or viral. If theres a fever and aches you would use OTC cold treatment. If theres no fever try OTC antihistamines ...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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Just had the heaviest cold ever. Still got a blocked nose, cough and a cold sore. How long should I wait before getting flu jab?

Just had the heaviest cold  ever. 
Still got a blocked nose,  cough and a cold sore. How long should I wait before getting flu jab?

If you are in the: 70's age range, then I would say a full week after your last fever and/or active sore/cough. Your immune system should have recovered by now, but challenging it again with something as virulent as influenza so soon after it was battered by the previous infection would not be the most prudent thing to do. Though the question is have you had flu "jabs" before? ...Read more

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I always have blocked nose?

Nasal Obstruction: Nasal obstruction is one of the most common symptoms. There can be many causes including medical (allergic, hormonal, etc) as well as structural (septal deviation, turbinate hypertrophy, valve dysfunction). Typically fixed nasal obstruction is anatomic and fluctuating obstruction is medical in nature. An examination by a nasal expert can help find possible causes of your nasal obstruction. ...Read more

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How to stop a blocked nose?

How to stop a blocked nose?

Treat the cause : several causes. Check with ENT to make sure no polyps or deviated nasal septum or other pathology. If everything is ruled out look for allergy or environmental causes. To learn how to treat the cause Please visit us at www.ehacstl.com ...Read more

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How can I treat a blocked nose?

How can I treat a blocked nose?

See an ENT : If this a chronic problem you might have a deviated septum, turbinate hypertrophy, nasal polypp, or worse. If this just a temporary situation try sudafed over the counter or a saline sinus rinse. ...Read more

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How to unblock a blocked nose ?

How to unblock a blocked nose ?

If getting in a...: Steamy shower opens the blockage completely on both sides, you probably would find relief from a steroid or antihistamine nasal spray which are both prescription medications in the us. If one or both sides are always blocked you probably have a mechanical obstruction that will need to be looked at by a nose surgeon. ...Read more

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How can one clear up a blocked nose?

How can one clear up a blocked nose?

Evaluation: This could be caused by many things from the use of otc nasal sprays to a deviated septum. Or you could have chronic sinusitis. Need to be seen by your doc and possibly be referred to ent. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more