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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)

Nasal congestion?: This can be a familial trait which cannot be eradicated permanently. On the other hand, dark circles (aside from not getting enough sleep) are often from nasal congestion and may be reversed by treating the nasal problem. Consult your doctor. ...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

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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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How can I unblock a blocked nose quickly?

How can I unblock a blocked nose quickly?

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

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Have blocked nose back ach and uneasiness?

Common cold?: A viral cause is the correct answer 99 percent of the time. This can be managed with warm salt water rinses of the back of the mouth and acetomenophen if necessary. Fever may cause uneasiness and back ache, but to be certain, go see a doctor! Any uneasiness may be a reason to seek help in person, as the general symptoms you ask about may be leading to something more important than the common cold. ...Read more

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Can blocked nose effect in vision problem?

Can blocked nose effect in vision problem?

Not likely: If you have a vision problem, you should get a complete eye exam to determine what is the problem. ...Read more

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How can I most quickly cure a blocked nose?

How can I most quickly cure 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

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What to do if I have a blocked nose, help!?

What to do if I have a blocked nose, help!?

Blocked nose: The only way to tell the cause is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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What can you do if you have an blocked nose?

What can you do if you have an blocked nose?

Blocked nose: The only way to tell is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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What is the best way to clear a blocked nose?

What is the best way to clear a blocked nose?

Topical decongestant: If there is no reason to avoid decongestants, you can use afrin over the counter nasal spray to relieve nasal congestion if it does not clear or remain clear, you need to be examined by an otolaryngologist. There are several causes of nasal blockage, and you may not be aware of an underlying condition. ...Read more

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I'm having symptoms of blocked nose! Help, please?

I'm having symptoms of blocked nose! Help, please?

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

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I have a blocked nose every night what can this be?

I have a blocked nose every night what can this be?

Allergies: A common cause of nasal congestion is allergies. Allergen avoidance through the use of a dust mite pillow case and mattress cover, as well as an antihistamine like Claritin or Allegra may all be helpful. ...Read more