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My nose has been itching a lot inside my nostril. Is it possible that the new glade plug in air freshener in my bathroom is causing it?

My nose has been itching a lot inside my nostril. Is it possible that the new glade plug in air freshener in my bathroom is causing it?

Yes: Nasal itching is a common symptom of allergy. A person can be allergic to anything, including an air freshener plug-in. A simple test might be to remove the air freshener and see if things get better. If so, then replacing the air freshener and observing the return of the nasal itching would be evidence that the air freshener caused it. ...Read more

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How long does it take for punctual plugs to work?

How long does it take for punctual plugs to work?

Immediate effect: These are plugs which sit in the top of the drainage tube for tears which might otherwise pass into the nose. The effect is on insertion and allows you to keep what tears you make and prolongs the effect of tear substitutes. They are a helpful adjunct to those with eye dryness. ...Read more

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How do you know when to pull the plug on a loved one?

When it's time.: Sit down with your doctor and your family and discuss what your loved one would have wanted. Think about quality versus quantity of life. ...Read more

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Can I use a netty pot if I have plugs in my tearducts?

Can I use a netty pot if I have plugs in my tearducts?

Plug in tear ducts : Neti pot is used to rinse nasal cavity and sinuses with normal saline. It is quite effective for nasal or sinus congestion. I doubt it works for chronic tear duct obstruction, unless it is caused by nasal or sinus congestion. Since it has little side-effect, give it a trial. ...Read more

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How do hair plugs work?

How do hair plugs work?

Hair replacement: Hair transplant is a type of hair replacement which involves transplantation of hair from the back of the head to the area of hair loss. The hair from the back regions of the head are genetically designed to remain in place despite hormonal changes. Transplantation can be completed by strip or by [fue] follicular unit extraction. Transplantation is completed most naturally as single hairs. ...Read more

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What does a plugged duct mean?

What does  a plugged duct mean?

See below:: Plugged ducts most often occur in women with abundant milk supplies, and occur more frequently during the early weeks of nursing, and during the winter months. Anything that contributes to inadequate drainage of the milk ducts can increase the incidence of plugged ducts. ...Read more

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Can a person be allergic to febreeze plug ins? The scent of something?

Can a person be allergic to febreeze plug ins? The scent of something?

Yes, it's a chemical: A person can be allergic to many chemical substances and a scent is from chemicals..Actually quite a few chemicals. If you read the label of such, there many chemicals in the febreeze and you can be allergic to that. Allergy is different than intolerance..Ie taking a med causes diarhea=intolerance, but causing hives, itching/trouble breathing/asthma attacks etc..=allergic raction. Good luck.. ...Read more

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What can I do for a plugged ear?

What can I do for a plugged ear?

Find out why: Treatment depends on cause. It can be wax filling your ear canal, it can be fluid behind your ear drum. This needs to be ascertained by somebody looking into your ear. Start with your doctor. ...Read more

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My ear is completely plugged. What can I do?

My ear is completely plugged. What can I do?

Have someone look.: There are many causes for plugging your ears and the treatments are very different. Cerumen impaction (ear wax) requires someone to clean out the ears. Otitis externa is an outer ear infection that needs ear drops. Otitis media is fluid behind the eardrum and may need antibiotics or drainage. Sometimes the ear exam is normal and the plugged sensation is from a sudden hearing loss. ...Read more