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Do Airplanes Make Colds Worse
No: Your baby's cold will not get worse because of being on an airplane, though sometimes the dry air can make them seem more congested temporarily. During first few days of the cold, symptoms may still be worsening, but it isn't due to the air travel. It is fine to travel as long as your baby isn't running a high fever, having trouble breathing, or acting very uncomfortable, and is feeding well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
cold symptoms for 1.5 weeks. I traveled on an airplane, made my ear pressure worse now all sounds are muffled & very bloody mucus when I blow my nose?
For self or others?: There's lots to do. First, bring tissues, since planes only really have those cheap little napkins. Decongestants take about 2 hours to kick in and really relieve symptoms, so take one before security. That times the max effect about right. If you're worried about spreading it to others, a mask on the plane would be thorough but mildly unnerving. Just make sure if coughing, do it into a tissue. ...Read more
Wht causes vertigo & how to cure it?Ithink it got worse after airplane ride last week.What can be the immediate treatment after having vertigo attack?
I have had this popping in my ear for 2days, like i'm on an airplane. What are some possible causes? I've had 3 colds this year.
Vision is very blurry because of my Blepharitis and my pupil dilates on its own sometimes and I feel pressure in eyes , can airplane make this worse ?
I've been sick with a sinus head cold and i'm going on an airplane for an hour and ten minutes. My ears are pluggedwhat can happen?Can a doctor fix it
Decongestant : You want to try to "unplug" your ears as much as you can so that the pressures can equalize, otherwise you may have a painful trip.Take a decongestant like sudafed before you board the plane and use a steroid nasal spray if you have one too. Chew gum-- they say blowing bubbles with bubble gum is a good way to try to open the eustachean tubes/ also take frequent sips of water as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can flying in an airplane make my Blepharitis and dry eye and eye strain worse ? My pupils tend to dilate on their own due to eye strain
Light headedness, nausea, dizziness and cold feet just after sitting inside the airplane(even before takeoff). Can this be Heart problem ?
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