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How to cure a stuffy nose overnight?

How to cure a stuffy nose overnight?

That depends on why: Your nose is congested. Allergies? Infection? Many won't cure overnight. Afrin nasal spray is awesome - but use must be time-limited. Neti pots can reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

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Can a mild deviated septum cause semi frequent nose bleeds? If so how or why does it cause nose bleeds?

Can a mild deviated septum cause semi frequent nose bleeds?  If so how or why does it cause nose bleeds?

Nosebleeds: Drying of the nasal mucosa, inflammation, vascular fragility. Can apply antibiotic ointments.e bactrian, to sire twice a day ...Read more

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How can I cure a stuffy nose?

How can I cure a stuffy nose?

See a doctor: See a doctor and get diagnosed. Then with treatment for the diagnosis you can eliminate this symptom. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause nose bleed? How come my symptoms such as hoarseness, sore throat, runny nose, and nasal congestion only getting worse?

Can a sinus infection cause nose bleed? How come my symptoms such as hoarseness, sore throat, runny nose, and nasal congestion only getting worse?

Sinuses & Epistaxis.: The inflammation caused by sinus infection, along with the pure violence of constantly blowing your nose, can lead to nosebleeds in the context of a sinus infection That being said, sinus infections tend to be bacterial, so you may be getting worse because you need an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Should a tonsillectomy help relieve a stuffy nose?

Should a tonsillectomy help relieve a stuffy nose?

No: In general, tonsillectomy is for recurrent tonsillitis or tonsillar hypertrophy(enlargement) that is causing obstructive symptoms in the throat, not the nose. For the nose, there are intranasal procedures. Sometimes the adenoids(upper throat, behind the nose) can cause nasal obstruction and these can be removed. See an ENT to evaluate your problem. ...Read more

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Can nose bleeds be a symptom of leprosy?

Can nose bleeds be a symptom of leprosy?

Skin lesions: Skin lesions are the primary external sign.[3] left untreated, leprosy can be progressive, causing permanent damage to the skin, nerves, limbs, and eyes and lack of sensation in taht area infected. ...Read more

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Can nose drops treat a stuffy nose?

Can nose drops treat a stuffy nose?

Stuffy nose : The otc drops like afrin (oxymetazoline) can backfire with a nasty rebound effect. Check with an ENT to diagnose and treat the causes of your congestion... Allergy, nose sprays, infections, deviated septums, polyps, tumors etc. Etc.Na. ...Read more

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How can I cure a runny nose?

How can I cure a runny nose?

Depends on cause: There are many causes of runny nose. Most commonly: allergic rhinitis and vasomotor rhinitis. More unusual and rare causes include spinal fluid leakage in someone who has had nasal surgery. First the cause should be identified by an allergist. If allergic in nature, there are a medications and immunotherapy, for vasomotor there are also medications and possible experimental surgery that can help. ...Read more

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How can I cure a stuffy nose instantly?

No cure: There's no immediate "cure", but if you want instant relief a decongestant nasal spray is your best bet. Be careful, though, because if you use decongestant nasal spray longer than about 3 days you'll get hooked on it and not be able to breathe without it. It's best used only in emergencies (for diving, in airplanes, if you've really got to sleep and can't breathe) and only for a few days. ...Read more

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How do a deviated septum and a nasal polyp differ?

How do a deviated septum and a nasal polyp differ?

Bend vs protrusion : a deviated septum is a bending of the wall that divides the right side of the nose from the left side. A polyp is a mass that has a stalk-like projection usually form the sidewalks of the nose and not the wall down the middle. They are treated very differently. The septum is made of bone/cartilage whereas a polyp is tissue ...Read more

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How to treat nasal damage and frequent nose bleeds.

How to treat nasal damage and frequent nose bleeds.

Nasal damage?: Not sure what you mean by "nasal damage". Any problems with the nose including nose bleeds should be assessed by ENT doc. ...Read more

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How can I cure a stuffed nose?

How can I cure a stuffed nose?

Neti pots can be: Helpful to reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in the morning. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more

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How can I cure a stuffy nose fast?

How can I cure a stuffy nose fast?

Decongestants: Afrin nasal spray wil symptomatically reverse a stuffy nose. Beware of using this more htan 3 days at a time, though as you can become dependent on it. ...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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Will chronic rhinitis last forever? I mean, will I ever get rid of it? No allergies, nasal polyps or deviated septum. Stuffy nose so often!

Will chronic rhinitis last forever? I mean, will I ever get rid of it? No allergies, nasal polyps or deviated septum. Stuffy nose so often!

Depends: on what the cause is. For vasomotor rhinitis, this will likely linger on for decades. For allergic rhinitis, avoidance of allergens and allergy shots may offer prolonged remission, for hyperplastic rhinitis, ultrasound reduction may be needed. The answer thus is "depends". ...Read more

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How can I cure a stuffy nose at home?

How can I cure a stuffy nose at home?

Decongestant: A topical decongestant such as neosynephrine (phenylephrine) or a decongestant pill such as pseudephedrine can both be purchased without a prescription. If its due to allergy an antihistamine such as Claritin is also available over the counter. ...Read more

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How painful is nose cauterization?

How painful is nose cauterization?

Depends: Nose cauterisation is not pleasant but most doctors spray local anaesthetic before cauterisation and that helps to decrease the pain. ...Read more

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How can I treat a blocked nose from perennial rhinitis?

How can I treat a blocked nose from perennial rhinitis?

Medicine or doctor: If you have tried sinus and other OTC meds, then go see an ENT and get to the bottom of your troubles. A single doctor visit may cure your ills. And...you do have the option of accepting or declining treatments. ...Read more

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How can I prevent a blocked stuffy nose?

How can I prevent a blocked stuffy nose?

Start simple: First start with a pure antihistamine to see if allergy may be playing a role. Zyrtec, Claritin or alavert are otc and worth trying. If after a few days there is no improvement then try a decongestant as well. If after a few days you are still blocked you should see your family doctor for a prescription nasal spray either a steroid or an antihistamine. If that doesn't help you need to see an ent. ...Read more

Dr. Dale Tylor
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Removal Of Tonsils (Definition)

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Bloody Nose (Definition)

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