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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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


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

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

Mucinex (guaifenesin): Mjcinex is an over the counter product that can be very helpful to control postnasal drip or chronic sinus inflammation. Try the Mucinex (guaifenesin) without the dm, which causes headaches in susceptible indivuuals. ...Read more

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How to treat blocked nose when i sleep that causes my eyes to be a little puffy? I don't have cold or allergies

How to treat blocked nose when i sleep that causes my eyes to be a little puffy? I don't have cold or allergies

Nasal congestion: You may have vasomotor rhintis or a dust mite allergy. A nasal spray can help. See an allerkgit and determine what is he issue ANS they can treat it accordingly. ...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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Is insuflate powder effective for treating a mildly blocked nose?

Is insuflate powder effective for treating a mildly blocked nose?

Nasal saline: Nasal saline and using a humidifier are both very good first line treatments for nasal congestion. If you don't have any problems with high blood pressure, heart problems or sensitivity to their effects, decongestants such as pseudofed can also be considered. ...Read more

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I wake up every morning with blocked nose and when im running in the mornings i start to sneeze.Do i need treatment?

I wake up every morning with blocked nose and when im running in the mornings i start to sneeze.Do i need treatment?

Allergy?: You may have a dust allergy or other environmental allergies. Try over the counter antihistamine like zyrtec, or claritin (loratadine). If that fails see your doctor. You could also try hypoallergenic bed pillows, and mattress cover. ...Read more

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What could I do to cure a blocked nose?

Get treatment: Use nasal saline wash to disolved & loosen the secretions. Then get daily morning Pseudoephedrine & a antihistamine if persist for more than a wek get professional help. ...Read more

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How to get rid of blocked nose and ears ?

How to get rid of blocked nose and ears ?

Blocked nose/ears: Hello. Things you can do to rid of blocked ears and nasal passages is to begin saline nasal spray. If this doesn't work after a week, then step up therapy to using Afrin nasal spray for 5 days only. That should help. After 5 days, if it still is bothering you then begin using Nasacort (triamcinolone) every night. ...Read more

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I am having bromocriptine 2.5mg it is a new tablet for me been having it a week everytime I have it i get a blocked nose will this eventually go away?

I am having bromocriptine 2.5mg it is a new tablet for me been having it a week everytime I have it i get a blocked nose will this eventually go away?

Prolactinoma?: Hi. Nasal stuffiness is a common side effect of bromocriptine, and usually it gets better with time. If you can't tolerate it, ask your doc to give you a try with cabergoline to see if it's any better tolerated. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I prevent blocked nose from turning into a bad cold?

How can I prevent blocked nose from turning into a bad cold?

Decongestants: Saline irrigations are very helpful, but nasal steroid sprays or otc decongestants will reduce the symptoms of nasal congestion and help prevent further sinus problems including infections. ...Read more

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How to get relief over a long term problem of a blocked nose?

How to get relief over a long term problem of a blocked nose?

"blocked nose": If it's due merely to congestion from allergies or a cold, saline nasal spray & oral decongestant (sudafed is one) can help. If you have a deviated septum so that the same side is always blocked, an ENT specialist can do surgery to straighten the septum & open nasal passage. ...Read more

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I have very bad dark circles.Can you tell me the main cause?I have very very thin skin,allergies,hypermelanosis,DNS(blocked nose),genetic(from mom)

I have very bad dark circles.Can you tell me the main cause?I have very very thin skin,allergies,hypermelanosis,DNS(blocked nose),genetic(from mom)

Thin Skin: Fragile or thin skin that tears easily is a common problem in older adults. Aging, sun exposure and genetics all play a role in thinning skin. Certain medications, such as long–term use of oral or topical corticosteroids, also can weaken skin and the blood vessels in the skin. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/healthy-aging/expert-answers/thin-skin/faq-20057753 ...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?

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?

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

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What could I do to cure a blocked nose?

Get treatment: Use nasal saline wash to disolved & loosen the secretions. Then get daily morning Pseudoephedrine & a antihistamine if persist for more than a wek get professional help. ...Read more

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Cure/ tips for relieving a blocked nose?

Cure/ tips for relieving a blocked nose?

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, ...Read more