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Dr. Amir Sharafkhaneh
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Budesonide (Definition)

Prevents asthma attacks. This medicine is a steroid. Budesonide is a steroid for the treatment of asthma and non-infectious rhinitis (including hay fever and other allergies), and for treatment and prevention of nasal polyposis. In addition, it is used for crohn's ...Read more


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Had nasal polyp took xylometaxoline hydrochloride nasal spray. It worked polyps gone and can breathe but I get blood residue on tissue when I sneeze?

Had nasal polyp took xylometaxoline hydrochloride nasal spray. It worked polyps gone and can breathe  but I get blood residue on tissue when I sneeze?

See doctor: It is highly unlikely that the kind of spray you used could have eliminated the polyps although it may work transiently to decongest your nose. When used in excess for period longer than a week, one often ends up with a very irritated nose and thus the nosebleeds. The nose gets rebound congestion when the nasal spray is stopped. See doctor to help you wean off this spray. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for nasal polyp aside from nasal saline spray?

Is there a treatment for nasal polyp aside from nasal saline spray?

Yes: Cortisone nasal spray may be effective as would Singulair (montelukast) depending on the mechanism causing them. However surgery may be needed if the polyps fail to resolve with medications . Saline spray may reduce the frequency of sinus infection but would not affect the polyps. ...Read more

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I have large nasal polyp obstructs air. Can't take steroid spray for I am breastfeeding. Feels like sinuses are clogged. No insurance can't afford ent?

I have large nasal polyp obstructs air. Can't take steroid spray for I am breastfeeding. Feels like sinuses are clogged. No insurance can't afford ent?

Use the nasal spray: Nasal steroid sprays are considered safe for breastfeeding mothers. The steroid is at a minimal amount and transfer into the milk has been negligible.See hale t;medications and mothers milk, 15ed, 2012. ...Read more

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My left nostril tends to bleed in cold dry weather. I have a polyp there diagnosed by ct scan. Is saline nasal spray ok to use?

My left nostril tends to bleed in cold dry weather. I have a polyp there diagnosed by ct scan. Is saline nasal spray ok to use?

Yes: Saline nasal sprays help to keep your nose moist, which prevents bleeding. If your nasal polyp starts to bleed after use, stop. Occasionally there can be a blood vessel near the surface that bleeds easily. If the symptoms are bothering you or interfering with your life, get evaluated to see if this might be the case. If so, it can be cauterized. ...Read more

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I have bronchitis and have taken methypredisolone along with afrin for congestion. Can I take flonase or budesonide nasal spray for runny nose?

I have bronchitis and have taken methypredisolone along with afrin for congestion. Can I take flonase or budesonide nasal spray for runny nose?

Yes: Nasal steroid takes several days to get optimal results . Afrin should not be used for more than 5 days else you may end up with even more nasal congestion (rebound). Methylprednisolone is not usually indicated for bronchitis. If chronic this may be asthma. Consider seeing an allergist. ...Read more

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I have acute bronchitis. After using albuterol and Symbicort, (budesonide and formoterol) Bromfed and fluticasone nasal spray I am feeling a bit better. Can I drink alcohol?

I have acute bronchitis. After using albuterol and Symbicort, (budesonide and formoterol) Bromfed and fluticasone nasal spray I am feeling a bit better. Can I drink alcohol?

You can: the alcohol will not interact with those medications but the best advice if you are sick is to stay well hydrated and get some rest to ensure a full and rapid recovery. ...Read more

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Nasal polyp: what can I do?

Nasal polyp: what can I do?

Several treatments: Small nasal polyps can typically be treated with nasal steroid sprays. Larger nasal polyps may require oral Prednisone and possibly surgery. Evaluation by an ENT would be helpful. Nasal polyps can be associated with Aspirin allergy, fungal sinus infection and CF in children. ...Read more

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What can be done for a nasal polyp?

What can be done for a nasal polyp?

Plenty: Meds such as oral or topical steroids can reduce the size of nasal polyps and if the polyps recur many times, despite medical treatment, surgery can give long lasting relief of your symptoms. If you have a single polyp without any symptoms, make sure your are followed up periodically to determine if the polyps is growing larger. ...Read more

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Polyp (Definition)

A polyp may occur anyplace on the body, but is most commonly seen in the colon when a colonscopy exam is done. It is a bump or protrusion from the lining of the GI tract and colon, which can can be benign or turn ...Read more


Dr. John McClay
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Nasal Spray (Definition)

Use of nasal sprays or "drying agents includes using any medication to ...Read more