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What is a method at home I can do to help me taste food while my nose is stuffed up?

What is a method at home I can do to help me taste food while my nose is stuffed up?

Saline spray: You can decongest your nose with a spray of saline (or a netti pot) but, if you make the solution, be very careful to only use sterilized (boiled) water and using tap water can cause a severe infection. ...Read more

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My nose is stopped up due to my allergies. Are there any home remedies to cure this?

My nose is stopped up due to my allergies. Are there any home remedies to cure this?

Sure!: One good option to consider is nasal saline, a mixture of water and salt. This is commonly marketed as nasal saline spray or a rinse. Either way, the goal is to "flush" the nasal passage free of mucous or other irritants that could contribute to your congestion. This is a good first option, and i hope it helps! ...Read more

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Nose is stuffy can't smell anything what can I do? No stores are open to get some meds what i can I use at home for stuffy nose

Nose is stuffy  can't smell anything what can I do? No stores are open to get some meds what i can I use at home for stuffy nose

Check out these: Links. Hopefully u have Vicks vaporub or cough drops or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) tabs at home. Try lying on ur side where there's no nasal congestion. Try deep breathing exercises while doing stationary jogging.Or u can go to a walmart or a walgreens that are open 24/7. Hope u feel better soon! http://m.Healthline.Com/symptom/stuffy-nose http://www.M.Webmd.Com/allergies/sinus-pain-pressure-11/sinus-congestion. ...Read more

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HomeDepot warehouse Job. Cement/wood/concrete dust. I have throat irritation all the time. Any remedies to help the throat? Medicines or something?

HomeDepot warehouse Job. Cement/wood/concrete dust. I have throat irritation all the time. Any remedies to help the throat? Medicines or something?

Prevent exposure.: Your best bet in this context is to always wear a mask, preferably a high-level type to prevent yourself from breathing in these particulates. And wear it all the time. ...Read more

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What can I possibly take from any pharmacy that is not expensive, that will help me get rid of stuffy nose, fever, and sore throat, and how to avoid.?

What can I possibly take from any pharmacy that is not expensive, that will help me get rid of stuffy nose, fever, and sore throat, and how to avoid.?

OTC: Most combination otc meds (like theraflu) can be quite effective. If you are not sure which is right and if you ask nicely, the pharmacist can often point you to the right type. ...Read more

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My 8 month old baby has a running nose. What can I do to make it easier for her comfort. Are there house remedies to get rid of the running nose?

My 8 month old baby has a running nose. What can I do to make it easier for her comfort. Are there house remedies to get rid of the running nose?

Suction: You can suction the nose if the mucus is thick or obstructing breathing. You can also use saline nose drops in the nose as often as needed to thin out the mucus, so it can be cleared. Sometimes letting them sit in a car seat or reclined seat will help. A vaporizer or humidifier can also help sometimes. ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat a cough and sinus cold? Been using abuterol no help. Any home remedies that can help?

What's the best way to treat a cough and sinus cold? Been using abuterol no help. Any home remedies that can help?

URI: Use nasal irrigation with saline (Neti-pot), OTC decongestants, cough syrup with dextromethorphan or a combination medication (check with your friendly pharmacist). Drink lots of liquids and rest as much as possible. Wish you better soon. ...Read more

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Have a mock trial in school tomorrow and my throat is sore, scratchy, and i keep coughing-.- what are some home remedies that will help my throat?

Have a mock trial in school tomorrow and my throat is sore, scratchy, and i keep coughing-.- what are some home remedies that will help my throat?

Remedies: Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey & a small amount of lemon juice is good. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced organic ginger. Steep for at least five minutes in a covered pot. Add 2 to 3 tbs of honey & sip. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedy's for pain relieving with strep throat? It hurts to swallow and i can't eat, but my mom won't but me any medicine for it.

Are there any home remedy's for pain relieving with strep throat?  It hurts to swallow and i can't eat, but my mom won't but me any medicine for it.

Sore throat: Firstly, you used the term strep throat. Was this diagnosed by a throat swab performed by a medical professional. If so, then antibiotics are required. But, most sore throat are viral. Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen may help with pain. At home remedies include warm liquids to drink and warm salt water gargles. ...Read more

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And my voice is fading in and out. Ido not have strep throat. Are there any home remedies that can help soothe my throat, and make it better quickly?

And my voice is fading in and out.  Ido not have strep throat. Are there any home remedies that can help soothe my throat, and make it better quickly?

Sore Throat: Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced ginger. Steep 5 min. In a covered pot. Add 2 to 3 tbs honey & sip. Try thyme tea. ...Read more

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My sinuses are draining and making me dizzy, is there anything i can take for relief?

My sinuses are draining and making me dizzy, is there anything i can take for relief?

Try decongestionants: Take Mucinex (guaifenesin) d or any combination of Guaifenesin with decongestionant, add if possible high concentration saline in power nebulizer (>3.5%). Then take an antihistanmione like, Loratadine or fexofenadine. ...Read more

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What are all the options to ease my very bad nose allergies while pregnant?

What are all the options to ease my very bad nose allergies while pregnant?

Delivery!: Though pregnant women can have allergies, in many instances the worsening of nasal congestion with pregnancy is a result of ... Pregnancy. Sometimes called "the hay fever of pregnancy", blood vessels will become increasingly engorged due to hormonal changes that occur. This generally worsens in the second and third trimester and resolves with delivery. Nasal steroids can help as well. ...Read more

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Itchy throat and cough keeping me 'and' everyone else up at night- tips to get rid of or soothe? Medicine and throat lozenges do nothing for it.

Itchy throat and cough keeping me 'and' everyone else up at night- tips to get rid of or soothe? Medicine and throat lozenges do nothing for it.

Post nasal drip: You may have. Post nasal drip that is causing your cough and itchy throat. Use salt water nose drops several times a day. Go to sleep with a vaporizer and sleep on several pillows. Use vaporub on chest before you go to sleep. ...Read more

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Are there any medicines that can stop snoring? Nasal strips and sleeping on my side aren’t working. I don’t really want surgery. Is there anything else i can try?

Are there any medicines that can stop snoring? Nasal strips and sleeping on my side aren’t working. I don’t really want surgery. Is there anything else i can try?

Hello. This : Hello. This answer depends on wether or not you have sleep apnea. If you have sleep apnea, then there are no current medications that work. If you dont have sleep apnea, and you just snore and you are snoring because your nose is congested from allergies, then using nasal sprays or antihistamines can help snoring.. First step to treating snoring is to find out if you have sleep apnea. Thanks. ...Read more

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Enlarged tonsils? There are permanently huge and food and mucus stick to them but no dr. Wants to remove them, what can I do?

Enlarged tonsils? There are permanently huge and food and mucus stick to them but no dr. Wants to remove them, what can I do?

Live: This is a common problem and you are not alone. But, what is also very common is death from anesthesia and bleeding after tonsillectomy in too many adults like you. Your surgeons are being appropriately cautious and this is not a punishment. They are not being 'mean' or bad doctors. You are in a predicament that may be one you can learn to live with and find what others do with same situation. ...Read more

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I hate taking any medicines because it makes me gag like crazy. Are there any other ways besides medicine then to get rid of my cough?

I hate taking any medicines because it makes me gag like crazy. Are there any other ways besides medicine then to get rid of my cough?

Coughing: Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea with a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing. See a physician if your cough is not resolving, difficulty breathing or temp > 104. ...Read more

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