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Can you get an ENT endoscopy with a stuffed up nose?

Can you get an ENT endoscopy with a stuffed up nose?

Come on in: That's exactly what I do! Call your local ENT doctor.
See also www. Richmopndsinusandallergy. Com. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Ent And Head And Neck Surgery (Definition)

Also known as otolaryngology, this medical specialty deals with the diagnosis and (medical & surgical) management of diseases of the ears, nose, mouth, throat, neck, sinuses, voice box and face. Some areas of expertise in otolaryngology include voice and swallowing problems, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, allergy, hearing and balance disorders, nasal and ...Read more


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Could TMJ cause persistent blocked nose /nasal congestion (one side, sometimes both, no snot). Already went to ENT and had mri. Nothing's wrong. No a?

Could TMJ cause persistent blocked nose /nasal congestion (one side, sometimes both, no snot). Already went to ENT and had mri. Nothing's wrong. No a?

May be different: Although TMJ issues can cause many different symptoms, it's very possible that your upper airway congestion is due to allergy or other non-tmj conditions. Has your primary care practitioner suggested the possibility your congestion could be allergy-related? It is more common for patients with TMJ conditions to complain of ear congestion. Make sure you discuss this with your physician or arnp. ...Read more

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Had a a endoscopy 2YEARS AGO result acid reflux got acid again had ENT up nose down throat all clear will I need a endoscopy or just take medication a?

Reflux med: If you had success with an over the counter acid reducing medication, it is safe to try that for a few weeks before considering any evaluation. Avoid alcohol, caffeine, tobacco, and foods that can worsen reflux to feel better faster. ...Read more

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What causes post nasal drip (constant lump feeling when swallow) & periodic nasal congestion same side, for month. Endoscopy normal, culture negative?

What causes post nasal drip (constant lump feeling when swallow) & periodic nasal congestion same side, for month. Endoscopy normal, culture negative?

Allergies?: Nasal allergies, septal deviation and chronic sinusitis can cause your symptoms, consult an allergist to identify your triggers and help you with you symptoms. ...Read more

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What can I do as a follow-up for Globus sensations, if I am still experiencing symptoms and ENT found nothing after nasal endoscopy?

Globus: Globus or "lump" sensation is often the result of sinus post nasal drainage and silent reflux. Smoking makes this worse also. Some other causes include Zenker's diverticulum, goiter, stress, neurological disorders. Your otolaryngologist will most likely place a flexible scope through you nose into the throat to assess. Evaluate further with persistent symptoms while treating possible causes. ...Read more

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I've chronic nasal congestion. My ENT couldn't figure out the problem. The only thing that work is nasal decongestants, but can I use them everyday?

I've chronic nasal congestion. My ENT couldn't figure out the problem. The only thing that work is nasal decongestants, but can I use them everyday?

Decongestants: Depending the type you are taking and your medical history decongestants can be taken safely. They can be taken everyday as long as you follow the recommended dosages and frequencies. If you have hypertension or cardiovascular disease, you should not take decongestants oral ones. Topical sprays should only be used for colds or sinus infections for 2-4 days then stopped. ...Read more

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I went to ENT and was diagnosed with allergies. Is it common to have a slight headache w/ nasal congestion as a symptom? How long will it last?

I went to ENT and was diagnosed with allergies. Is it common to have a slight headache w/ nasal congestion as a symptom? How long will it last?

Yes, depends: Yes, common allergic symptoms. It will last as long as your are exposed to the causative allergen (s) or you treat the allergy. ...Read more

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Will an MRI of the brain and IAC without contrast show my sinuses? My ENT ordered this exam due to severe nasal congestion and facial pressure.

Will an MRI of the brain and IAC without contrast show my sinuses? My ENT ordered this exam due to severe nasal congestion and facial pressure.

Yes: Paranasal sinuses are usually also seen on MRI of brain. Osseous structures are usually less well seen and better defined on CT. MRI is so sensitive for soft tissue changes that sometimes patient is not symptomatic. ...Read more

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Can there be any way to get rid of a stuffed up nose?

Can there be any way to get rid of a stuffed up nose?

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. 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 get rid of my stuffed up nose?

How can I get rid of my stuffed up 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

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Could I get help with an annoying stuffed up nose?

Could I get help with an annoying stuffed up nose?

OTC first: You could try over the counter nasacort, (triamcinolone) or nasalcrom. Avoid oral decongestants as they increase your risk for high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. A visit to the allergist or ENT is also advised/. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my stuffed up nose by tomorrow afternoon?

How can I get rid of my stuffed up nose by tomorrow afternoon?

Quick fix: Although, my philosophy in the practice of my specialty, has always been what is the diagnosis before treating the patient. There are a number of treatment possibilities. Otc Neo-Synephrine nasal spray for a maximum of 3 times a day for 3 days. Sudafed, a decongestant, for 3 days. Rarely a high but short course of oral steroids or nasal steroids. If all of these fail, see an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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I started with bad heartburn then nasal congestion (runny&stuffed) & cough would spit out yellow & green buggers from my nose to my throat now I wheeze only when inhaling. I tried the inhaler and it made me have a productive cough and get phelgm out?

I started with bad heartburn then nasal congestion (runny&stuffed) & cough would spit out yellow & green buggers from my nose to my throat now I wheeze only when inhaling. I tried the inhaler and it made me have a productive cough and get phelgm out?

See doctor: You need to consult your doctor to find out the cause for your problems. If this is something that happens for the first time in the past few days, it may be a viral infection (including a cold). But if this has been happening for weeks, see your doctor and get treated. If you contracted a cold about 10 days ago and now having these symptoms, one needs to consider a bacterial sinusitis. ...Read more

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What's the best way to naturally treat a stuffed up nose?

What's the best way to naturally treat a stuffed up nose?

Blow your nose.: The best way to get rid of this is to blow your nose and get it out. Sometimes your nose can be swollen from the flu, so nasal decongestants and cough medicine may be needed. Allergies can cause this, like hay-fever in the spring and summer, so a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) might help. All these things help depending on why your nose is stuffed. ...Read more

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I have a headache in the back of my head and a small lump on the base of the right side of my skull. I also have a stuffed up nose.

I have a headache in the back of my head and a small lump on the base of the right side of my skull. I also have a stuffed up nose.

Sounds viral: Try your symptomatic treatment first like hot fluids Tylenol and rest if symptoms persist time to see your doctor ...Read more

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I have a stuffed up nose and my tonsils burn like crazy. They are slightly swollen and have small white patches on them. Should I be concerned?

I have a stuffed up nose and my tonsils burn like crazy. They are slightly swollen and have small white patches on them. Should I be concerned?

See your doctor: For evaluation, you might need prescription medications, meanwhile, use saline nasal wash, and salt water gargles ...Read more

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If I have bronchitis and tonsillitis and a stuffed up nose could a humidifier help me at all?

If I have bronchitis and tonsillitis and a stuffed up nose could a humidifier help me at all?

Can't hurt: It won't hurt anything. A cough medicine may help, prescription or otc if your doctor didn't give you one. Expect things to get better in 3-7 days with treatment. ...Read more

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How to tell why I always have a stuffed up nose?

How to tell why I always have a stuffed up 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 do you recommend for getting rid of a stuffed up nose from a cold?

What do you recommend for getting rid of a stuffed up nose from a cold?

Mucinex (guaifenesin) D.: I like this product but don't use it if you have high blood pressure. It works for 12 hours. Saline nasal spray like ocean spray can help too. ...Read more

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Weeks pregnant and sick I have a stuffed up nose stomach hurts and can't eat. What to do?

Nasal Obstruction: Nasal obstruction during the third trimester of pregnancy is common and is hormonally related. It is referred to as "rhinitis of pregnancy". Can't help with the stomach issue. See your doctor. ...Read more

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My 7 year old has a stuffed up nose and sore throat what can I do to help him?

My 7 year old has a stuffed up nose and sore throat what can I do to help him?

Remedies: Tips: Sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. ...Read more

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I have a stuffed up nose sore throught can't speak in the morning cough mucus in lungs in morning. I'm miserable help I also have asthma?

I have a stuffed up nose sore throught can't speak in the morning cough mucus in lungs in morning. I'm miserable help I also have asthma?

Don't delay: Asthma is not a disease to take lightly or ignore. If night time symptoms occur more than twice a month or day symptoms more than twice a week, asthma is not controlled. There are many triggers that should be evaluated for and with nasal congestion, consideration to allergies and sinus issues is high. There are many excellent medications available to treat asthma and allergies. Relief is there. ...Read more

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I've had a stuffed up nose sore throat chest hurts dry cough for four days now. What is wrong? What medicine can I try otc?

Please see yr MD: You are on multiple meds, one is humira, (adalimumab) a biological which interfers with the immune system function and alters the natural immune response, pls visit ur doctor asap. ...Read more

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I started getting conjunctivitis in my right eye at and now it's on the left and I have a strep throat and a stuffed up nose. Do you know what is wrong?

I started getting conjunctivitis in my right eye at and now it's on the left and I have a strep throat and a stuffed up nose. Do you know what is wrong?

? Viral Conjunctiviti: You may have a viral syndrome that also has ocular manifestations. Get an exam. Treatment for a viral infection is different than a bacterial conjunctivitis. ...Read more

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What can be done for a very stuffed up nose?

What can be done for a very stuffed up nose?

Blow your nose.: The best way to get rid of this is to blow your nose and get it out. Sometimes your nose can be swollen from the flu, so nasal decongestants and cough medicine may be needed. Allergies can cause this, like hay-fever in the spring and summer, so a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) might help. All these things help depending on why your nose is stuffed. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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