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What is the best home remedy for a stuffed nose?

What is the best home remedy for a stuffed nose?

Depends: On the reason for a stuffy nose.. But the best home remedy is salt water nose drops. Just rinsing the nose with saline helps decrease stuffiness and reduces swelling of the mucous membranes. It is safest to get over the counter nose drops like little noses or ayr or ocean nose drops. ...Read more

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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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I have. A really bad stuffed nose. No medicine or home remedies work i can get out thin mucus but nothing will blow out. It feels like its blocked up?

Nasal congestion: You should see your doctor about this. A prescription nasal steroid may be needed. If you have been using an over the counter decongestant nasal spray for a prolonged period of time, it may be part of the problem. Stop using it and use a saline nasal spray to help until you see a doctor. ...Read more

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My 9 month son is suffering from stuffed nose and cough.Just 2month back I have stated giving food i.Is it because of allegi or else .He is suffering?

My 9 month son is suffering from stuffed nose and cough.Just 2month back I have stated giving food i.Is it because of allegi or else .He is suffering?

Continue the food: It is not likely to be the food you introduced. It is however possible that he may be reacting to an environmental allergen or a prolonged cold. Also a sinus infection. As you have tried the oral antihistamine- it is possible it is one of the other two. If it has been more than 2 weeks see the pediatrician. ...Read more

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Weird cold symptom, stuffed nose decreased sense of taste?

Weird cold symptom, stuffed nose decreased sense of taste?

Decreased taste: Part of our sense of taste is due to our sense of smell. When nasal congestion inhibits smell, our sense of taste is diminished as well. Using saline nasal spray to loosen & remove mucous congestion should help taste return to normal. If more is needed, otc decongestant can shrink congested passages to allow mucus to come out. If you have BP problems, ask doc b4 using decongestant. ...Read more

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I have no allergys, but everytime i gte a stuffed nose my medicines don't work and no remidys work, Neti Pot , makes it worse, what going on?

I have no allergys, but everytime  i gte a stuffed nose my medicines don't work and no remidys work, Neti Pot , makes it worse, what going on?

Need more info: What medicines are we talking about? How often does the problem arise? You may need to see an md if the frequency is high. ...Read more

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I have a lack of sense of smell and taste- what to do about stuffed nose?

I have a lack of sense of smell and taste- what to do about stuffed nose?

See an ENT: You may have nasal polyps or another nasal mass, or even just allergies causing the problem. The ENT doctor can work you up correctly. ...Read more

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