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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Stuffy nose, head congestion, ears feeling clogged, drainage, chest kind of burning but mucous is clear. What is this?

Stuffy nose, head congestion, ears feeling clogged, drainage, chest kind of burning but mucous is clear. What is this?

URI/Sinusitis: You most likely have sinusitis and upper respiratory infection. Most commonly these are viral in nature, and do not require antibiotics. However, if symptoms getting worse or chest pain getting worse, be sure to get evaluated as bacterial superinfections can occur, and URI can evolve into pneumonia in some cases. ...Read more

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Is nasal/head congestion common in rabies prodrome? Internet lists many cold/flu-like symptoms in prodrome, but no mention of runny/stuffy nose/sneeze

Is nasal/head congestion common in rabies prodrome? Internet lists many cold/flu-like symptoms in prodrome, but no mention of runny/stuffy nose/sneeze

The prodrome: Symptoms are very nonspecific. More importantly, if you were bitten by an animal recently, and you are having symptoms, seek medical attention ASAP. ...Read more

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Best OTC med for a head cold? Head congestion, stuffy nose and sore throat. No fever or chest congestion/cough. Thank you!

Best OTC med for a head cold? Head congestion, stuffy nose and sore throat. No fever or chest congestion/cough. Thank you!

Pelargonium sidoides: The herb pelargonium sidoides, the root of a geranium native to south africa, is the best-proven treatment for colds, sinus infections ; sinusitis. It's the first thing I (; my family) take when getting sick ; has helped hundreds of my patients. It is widely available in a product called umcka, sold at health food stores ; many pharmacies. See http://naturalmedicinejournal. Net/pdf/nmj_dec09_bp. Pdf. ...Read more

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How come I wake up every morning with sinus congestion/stuffy nose/puffy face?

How come I wake up every morning with sinus congestion/stuffy nose/puffy face?

Typical allergy: The fact that you wake up with these symptoms suggests there is something in the bedroom triggering this-stuffed animal, carpet, dust mites, etc.
Consult internet for advice on a dust free room. ...Read more

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I have a very bad head headache and chest congestion and stuffy nose. I been feeling really nauseous. And today I blew my nose and I felt extremely d?

I have a very bad head headache and chest congestion and stuffy nose. I been feeling really nauseous. And today I blew my nose and I felt extremely d?

? Viral: Upper respiratory, lower respiratory and probably gastro intestinal viral infection, at times called 'viral syndrome', happens more in kids, but can occur in adults. You need to see your doctor, meanwhile, rest, fluids, saline nasal washes, rule out pregnancy too if you suspect it, good luck ...Read more

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I recently got a fever of about 103. Now, a day later, the fever is gone but I have bad head/neck aches. I have no congestion or runny/stuffy nose.?

I recently got a fever of about 103. Now, a day later, the fever is gone but I have bad head/neck aches. I have no congestion or runny/stuffy nose.?

Need more info: The fever might be an early warning sign of a more serious infection. Even though the fever is gone I am concerned about the complaints you now have. Please see your family physician asap. ...Read more

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Sore throat body aches head pressure stuffy nose no fever but some chills blood in nasal congestion overall tired and rundown started yesterday?

Sore throat body aches head pressure stuffy nose no fever but some chills blood in nasal congestion overall tired and rundown started yesterday?

Viral: A lot of people are afflicted by this viral infection now. You may well end up with sore throat, hoarseness, and a productive cough in the next few days. If symptoms get very severe or extends beyond 10 days, you may need medical attention to rule out complications or another cause for your symptoms. ...Read more

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My baby has a stuffy nose and coughing alot. What is the best way to ease his congestion?

My baby has a stuffy nose and coughing alot. What is the best way to ease his congestion?

Avoid irritants: Congestion is a normal response of the airway to inhaled dust, fumes, dry heat, pollen, etc. As well as infection. Airway mucous traps debris particles and works to remove them. Vaporizers help thin heavy mucous in some. Avoid cleaning products with heavy odors, perfumes, and smoke and change AC filters often. A particle filter for babys room may also help. Medications seldom help. ...Read more

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Congestion/stuffy nose and mild couphing?

Congestion/stuffy nose and mild couphing?

Viral uri: These symptoms are consistent with a viral upper respiratory tract infection which usually runs its course in several days and doesn't require specific treatment. If you develop fever or worsening cough or prolonged sinus congestion, see your physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have chest congestion and stuffy nose? What can I do?

I have chest congestion and stuffy nose? What can I do?

Avoid causative: Most likely, it is allergic or infectitious, avoid known allegens, use inhaled steroid inhalersor anti allergic pills, may need antibiotic or steroid pills. ...Read more

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Stuffy nose caused mild chest congestion, isn't productive, no other symptoms, unresponsive to otcdecongestants. Its day 4, when should I be concerned?

Stuffy nose caused mild chest congestion, isn't productive, no other symptoms, unresponsive to otcdecongestants. Its day 4, when should I be concerned?

Cold Symptoms: I understand your discomfort.
Cold symptoms may last up to 1 week.
Please be concerned and see the physician for:
productive cough which is yellow or green
increased congestion in the chest
persistent fever over 101 degrees
pain in the ears
difficulty in swallowing
wheezing. ...Read more

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Can nicotine replacement lozenges cause stuffy nose and congestion?

Can nicotine replacement lozenges cause stuffy nose and congestion?

Yes: Well, we know the nicotine inhaled products list "rhinitis" as a side effect and since rhinitis basically refers to stuffy nose, runny nose and congestion, then yes, more than likely the lozenges would have similar side effects. ...Read more

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What viruses cause chest congestion migraine and stuffy nose?

Stress: Stress causes the immune system to not work as well-which can lead to secondary infections-like viruses-to affect u. plus histamine release which can lead to inflammation-leading to stuffy nose. Migraine occurs after the stress as u'r blood vessels are constricted-narrowed during the stress, and then open up like flood gates, causing the rush of blood to the head. ...Read more

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I have a swollen throat, major congestion and a stuffy nose, what do I do?

I have a swollen throat, major congestion and a stuffy nose, what do I do?

Cold: Hello, it sounds like you have the common cold. It may be helpful to take otc meds for your symptoms. Review your symptoms with your pharmacist. He/she can make suggestions to help. If your symptoms persist beyond 5-7 days, see your family doctor. ...Read more

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Lost my taste buds, stuffy nose, and chest congestion what is something I can do?

Lost my taste buds, stuffy nose, and chest congestion what is something I can do?

Lost taste buds?: Sometimes your taste will change with a bad cold, sinus or viral infection or the flu.
This will usually resolve itself once your infection heals. ...Read more

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Had a cold a couple of weeks ago. I've had a cough since but no congestion or stuffy nose. No phlegm when I cough?

Had a cold a couple of weeks ago. I've had a cough since but no congestion or stuffy nose. No phlegm when I cough?

? Bronchitis: Most probably residual bronchitis, as a complication to the cold that you had earlier, you want to see your doctor for Rx medications, as bronchodilators and possibly antibiotics, best wishes ...Read more

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