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Does Vaseline Help Nasal Congestion
Perhaps: When the nose is severely congested with nasal blockage or obstruction, a person can feel like they are having difficulty breathing. When the nasal congestion is treated, the feeling subsides. However, frequently nasal and lung symptoms occur together (like allergies and asthma), so if heavy breathing continues as nasal symptoms improve, evaluation by a physician is necessary. ...Read more
Will Patanase nasal spray thicken mucous/dry me up? what medications do you recommend for frequent nasal congestion?
Pregnant with stuffy nose. Will mucinex (guaifenesin) help with stuffy nose. Saline spry does not help me. How long to us mucinex (guaifenesin) for to clear stuffy nose.
Mucinex (guaifenesin) will not but: Mucinex (guaifenesin) will not but Mucinex (guaifenesin) D will help stuffy nose.It is pregnancy category C.There are no adequate and well controlled studies on humans,but potential benefit may warrant use of this drug Ask your doctor if it is ok to take.It also depends how many weeks you are pregnant Ask your doctor ...Read more
Yes, it could: Nasonex (mometasone) is a nasal steroid spray indicated for the treating the inflammation of the nose due to allergies. A primary symptom of nasal inflammation due to allergic rhinitis is nasal congestion/plugging from swollen nasal passages. If there are other causes for the nasal passage swelling, the benefit may not be seen. ...Read more
Doubtful: Guaifenesin is for helping to loosen mucous. People normally take that to help with chest congestion. I have never found that it is very beneficial. Neti pots, saline nasal spray, prescription astelin NS, over the counter afrin nasal spray and pseudophed all work pretty well for this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nasonex, (mometasone) nasacort aq or flonase, which quicker for nasal congestion/ seasonal allergies? I also nasal colloidal silve-nott o2 binding, will that work
Nasal sprays: All nasal steroids take a few days to start working and need to build up a dose before they become fully effective. Nasal antihistamines are quicker in onset of actiion. A combination nasal spray should help your symptoms for fast and long lasting relief. Now i don't know anything about the coooloidal silver spray you mentioned. ...Read more
Can Ipratropium Bromide nasal spray help with post-nasal drip? No runny nose or front nasal discharge, just the drip. Not linked to allergy (per ENT)
Depends: It depends on the cause for the post-nasal drips. If the nasal drips is not linked to nasal stuffiness, sneezing, or runny nose, one needs to consider other causes (sinus infection for example). If your nose and eyes itch, it is likely from allergy which can confirmed by the history and skin testing. One can't tell whether one has an allergic problem by looking at the nose and throat alone. ...Read more
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