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Herbal Home Remedies For Dry Inflamed Nasal Passages
Nasal passages are crusty/scabby, dry, sore. 3 weeks now. Mucos is blood-tinted & hard. Uncomfortable and painful. What is it the treatment for this?
My nose gets really dry; the passages appear to be red and swollen. What can I do to remedy this? I've tried nose sprays; they make things worse.
Saline nose spray: Dry nasal passages can be due to dry ambient air in the home (get humidifier), meds (even non prescription, check with doc), dehydration (stay well hydrated). Can try nasal saline sprays (watch out for neti pots, some cases of fatal fungal infections-must be very clean). Avoid otc decongestant sprays (have rebound effect, habit forming, cause other problems). No relief: see md. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Mentholatum: Consider vicks vaporub to chest. It has natural menthal smell in petroleum base. It causes decreased swelling in nasal passages and can decrease cough irritation also. This would be good for a cold virus. However if allergic rhinitis "allergies" consider keep windows in home and car closed, avoid pets in home, no cigarette smoking in home, and hepa filter and vacuum with hepa filter. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Use the medicine avamys for 2 months, affect the defenses of my nose? Which the action of this remedy in the nasal passages?
Topical steroid: Avamys is fluticasone furoate. In the us veramyst contains the same topical corticosteroid. Corticosteroids are anti-inflammatory. They do no have the same effects or side-effects associated with androgens, muscle-building drugs commonly referred to as "steroids". Avamys helps control the allergic reaction at many points. Side-effects - pain, bleeding - are due to the irritation of the jet spray. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Nose that won't seem to heal for years. What would be a good home remedy to stop the nasal bleeding?
Moisturization: A dry irritated nasal lining can be painful, result in stuffiness and bleed. This is generally more common during the dry winter months, assuming you live in an area where it gets cold and dry. You can use vaseline in small amounts, ayr saline gel or ponaris nasal emollient (you may have trouble finding it but ask your pharmacist)all intranasally. If no better, see an ENT doctor. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
What's best home remedy for gagging from post nasal drip ? Can you also have nasal polyps even if you breathe fine though nose. 2 years had pnd
Xylitol: Xylitol is a natural sugar and breaks up biofilm in the body. That's where germs mulitply. It is found in a nasal spray called xlear (pronounced "clear") and in chewing gum called spry. Pleasant tasting too! Stay w/your doctor also. Peace and good health. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
There aren't any: Herbal medicine is fascinating and many of the products are effective, especially for functional disease. However, none of the herbs can compare with scientific acne rx that's available from a scientific physician and is quite cheap, especially by today's crazy standards. Especially if the patient is a teen for whom you are caring, please do the right thing. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Not much you can do: With nasal steroids you can reduce the size, with decongestant you can reduce the swelling and with the allergy treatment you can prevent the recurrences. Nasal surgery is needed to remove the polyp. I hope this helps. For more make a virtual appointment at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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